Jan Nederveen Pieterse

Craig Calhoun, Sociology, President of Berggruen Institute, Los Angeles: "Populism, Nationalism and the Future of Democracy" [PDF] November 15, 2017

Dawei Cheng, Economics, Vice Dean of OBOR Research Institute, Renmin University, Beijing, 
In cooperation with UCSB Confucius Institute: One Belt One Road: China's Trade Governance
October 2, 2017


Justin Malbon, Monash University, Law: Global Ombudsman September 20, 2017


Florian Stoll, Bayreuth University, Sociology: Understanding Middle Classes in Kenya
April 20, 2017

Jack Rasmus, Economics, St. Mary's College -- Why the US and Global Economies are Growing More Unstable, October 27, 2016

Wing Woo, Economics, University of California Davis--East Asia and China, Date in March TBD

Jeffrey Henderson, Professor of International Development, Bristol University--Critical Transformations and Global Development, February 24, 2016

Myungkoo Kang, Director Seoul National University Asia Center--Popular Cultural Flows in East Asia (comparing China, Japan and Korea), February 1, 2016

Fazal Rizvi, Melbourne University—Policy Responses to the Global Rise of Asian Higher Education  
April 28, 2015


Boike Rehbein, Asian Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin—Inequality in Germany: Recent research
March 19, 2015


Terence Gomez, Political Economy, University of Malaya, KL. Resisting the Fall: The Single Party Dominant State, Policies and Elections in Malaysia March 5, 2015 


David Wilson, Geography, University of Illinois UC—Deepening The Creative City
February 12, 2015


Haroon Akram-Lodhi, Trent University, Canada—Hunger and the World Food System 
January 29, 2015 


​Karin Knorr Cetina, University of Chicago—The World’s Largest Financial Market: Architecture and Sociology
June 5th, 2014 


Gisela Arandia Covarrubias, National Union of Artists and Writers, Cuba—Afro-Cubans Today
April 24th, 2014


Edward Soja, UCLA—Globalization as Urbanization February 6, 2014


Michael Mann, UCLA—Fractured Globalization: Historic Empires and Contemporary Nation-States
February 1, 2013


William Domhoff, UCSC—Who Rules America Today The Triumph of The Corporate Rich
January 23, 2014


Fazal Rizvi, Melbourne University—Globalization and Higher Education
February 23, 2010