Each semester, IRIS NRC hosts or co-sponsors virtual, in-person, or hybrid lectures on global themes of interest to UW faculty, staff, and students.
Topics for lectures are identified by campus partners or other IRIS centers.
There are no upcoming events at this time.
Archive of Past Lectures
- Olivier Kugler: Escaping Wars and Waves: Encounters with Syrian Refugees
- Steven Brooke: Mosques and Islamist Activism: Spatial Evidence from Interwar Cairo
- Negotiating and Challenging “Dirty Work”: Cape Verdean Institutional Cleaning Service Workers in Lisbon
- Sociological research on gender inequality in conversation with development economists
- Healing Hmong Experiences of Historical Trauma with Dr. Ia Xiong
- On the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Cuban Economy, and Remittance Flows to the Island
- Schooling as Uncertainty: An Ethnographic Memoir with Frances Vavrus
- There and Back again: US-Cuba Policy and the power transition in Washington
- Gillian O’Brien, The Rise and Evolution of the Museum in Western Culture
- Islamophobia and the South Asian Community in Britain: Locating the Student Suspect, with Tania Saeed
- Mercury Alert: Investigating Illegal Trade Across Borders
- Anti-Asian Sentiment: The Student Experience
- Indo-Caribbean Migration, Cultural Continuity, Change and Identity Formation
- University Action in the Face of Climate Change: The Case of UW Fossil Fuel Divestment
- Indian Matchmaking, Caste, and the South Asian Diaspora with Yashica Dutt