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The Unseen Global City

Global studies and sociology professor Michael Goldman looks at urbanization practices that leave residents with the task of managing life in a city captured by global desires. “Global cities are alive with two very different social imaginaries: Those who desire to rebuild the city with ‘world-class’ infrastructure versus the urban majority’s concerns of being dispossessed by these elite projects,” he says.

Holocaust Education in a Global Context

From June to November of 2015, the Institute for Global Studies, in partnership with the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies, worked with K-16 teachers to explore the issues and challenges of genocide education in the classroom. Almost 75 educators participated in a series of collaborative workshops that addressed the historical and sociological significance of the genocide in a global context (Holocaust, Native American, Armenian, Cambodian, and Rwandan Genocides).

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