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October 2020

Virtual: 2020 Water and Health: Science, Policy and Practice

October 26 - October 30

Registration for the 2020 UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy, and Practice is now open! For the first time, it is going virtual and registration is free. Find out how to sponsor here.   The 2020 UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Practice will be held October 26 – 30, 2020 virtually from the comfort of your home or office. The conference will explore drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both developing and developed countries with a…

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Virtual: Regional Inequality in Europe and the United States, Are there New Empirical Measures and Policy Approaches?

October 29 - October 30

Scope of the Workshop Large levels of economic inequality-particularly between different regions, between urban and rural communities, and between different populations-are a significant, and growing, challenge in both the United States and Europe.  The aim of this workshop is to shed light on new empirical measures to describe the development of regional inequalities, to apply new methods to study the determinants, and to propose new policy approaches. In particular, this workshop is interested in contributions that address the following questions:…

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November 2020

Virtual: Environmentalism, Fantasy and Intersectionality: A Comparison Between the US and the EU

November 5 - November 6

Note: This event has been rescheduled to November 5-6, 2020. It was originally planned for March 26-27, 2020. This event will be held virtually. All times are in US ET. This conference takes up the question of how fantasy and science fiction are used to address minority issues, specifically as they relate to environmental concerns in the European Union and the US. Scholars will gather from the EU and the US to present and discuss work on female and ethnic…

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Virtual: Unsettling Borders 2020 Conference: Learning, Teaching & Community-Building with Refugees

November 6 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Learning, Teaching and Community-Building with Refugees This roundtable brings together scholars, activists, and NGO volunteers to discuss how to learn from and with refugees, teach about refugees, and engage with refugee communities. What are the strategies for resisting the racialization and marginalization of refugees and for developing an appreciation of refugee experiences, knowledge, and contributions to societies? What interventions in research, in the classroom, and in community organizing are required to promote ethical engagements with refugees and to maximize benefits…

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