Global Studies Colloquium: "A conversation"

Wednesday, April 28 at 12:30pm

The Department of Global Studies' Colloquium Series is a lecture series, which has been made possible by the generosity of the Orfalea Endowment for the Master's Program in Global Studies.  The Colloquium Series strives to open and explore a wide range of interdisciplinary debates and their interaction and engagement with the global, hosting new guest speakers each quarter from UCSB and beyond.  The upcoming event will be hosted via Zoom on Wednesday, April 28th at 12:30pm. Zoom link is (Meeting ID: 842 4656 4996). Please see below for the featured talk:


Walden Bello, A conversation

A conversation on global political economy, Asia, China, the US, the far right


Walden Bello is Adjunct Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York Binghamton and retired professor of the University of the Philippines. He is a former member of the House of Representatives of the Republic of the Philippines. Co-founder and senior analyst at Focus on the Global South, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. Author or co-author of 25 books and numerous studies, including Counterrevolution: The Global Rise of the Far Right (2019) and Paper Dragons: China and the Next Crash (2019). Recipient of the Right Livelihood Award (aka Alternative Nobel Prize) and Outstanding Public Scholar Award of the International Studies Association.

For more information about the Colloquium Series, please contact Professor Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Global Studies Colloquium Director:

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Target Audience

Graduate Students, Faculty & Staff


Social Sciences


global studies, colloquium, current, Current-Feature


Global Studies
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