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Advice for Traveling to Academic Conferences Under Travel Ban

There are two academic conference seasons in the United States where a majority of “international” academic conferences are hosted: mid-fall and late winter/early Spring. This year it can be remembered as: before and after the travel ban affecting nationals from seven majority-Muslim countries was announced. The American Anthropological Association, the Women’s Studies Association and the International Conference on Arabic and Islamic Studies had their conferences in the fall. The American Sociological Association, the Cultural Studies Association and the National Council for Black Studies are upcoming. (more…)

Art, Music, & Pop Culture Events

CONFERENCES | WEBINARS | TRAININGS CONFERENCES 2017 Creative Time Summit: Of Homelands and Revolutions Date: September 28-30, 2017 Location: Toronto, Canada Of Homelands and Revolution explores the concept of ‘home’ in its intimate and immense dimensions: we consider urgent struggles … Continue reading

Environment, Food, & Sustainability Events

CONFERENCES | ACTIONS | PETITIONS | TRAININGS CONFERENCES Slow Living Summit Date: June 1-2, 2017 Location: Downtown Battleboro, Vermont The 2017 Summit will cover the Entrepreneur to Table lifecycle including: how to bootstrap your business, branding and marketing strategies, distribution, … Continue reading

Genders & Sexualities Events

CONFERENCE | ACTIONS | PETITIONS | TRAININGS | RESOURCES CONFERENCES Gender Odyssey Conference Date: August 24-27, 2017 Location: Seattle, USA Gender Odyssey is an international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender diverse people, their loved … Continue reading

Global Health Events

CONFERENCES | ACTIONS | PETITIONS | TRAININGS CONFERENCES   3rd Annual Social Medicine Consortium Conference:  Sharing Strategies for Health Equity Dates:  Saturday, April 28, 2018 Location:  Navaho Nation, Churchrock, NM We will explore concepts of collective liberation, learn about local and … Continue reading

Human Rights Events

CONFERENCES | ACTIONS | PETITIONS | TRAININGS CONFERENCES Amnesty International USA Midwest Regional Conference Date: 28 October 2017 Location: University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Join us October 28, 2017, as we stand shoulder to shoulder in the great city of Milwaukee … Continue reading

Race, Class, & Immigration Events

CONFERENCES | ACTIONS | PETITIONS | TRAININGS CONFERENCES NAME 27th Annual International Conference Date: November 1-5, 2017 Location: Salt Lake City, Utah The 27th Annual International Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) will provide a forum for … Continue reading

Science & Social Justice Events

CONFERENCES 22nd International AIDS conference Date: 22nd-28th July 2018 Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands The International AIDS Society (IAS) announced that Amsterdam, Netherlands will host the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018). AIDS 2018 will be held on 22-28 July 2018 at the Amsterdam RAI … Continue reading

Social Justice Toolbox Events

  Equity Summit 2015 Host: PolicyLink Date: October 27-29, 2015 Location: Los Angeles, CA  Equity Summit 2015 will ground inclusion, justice, and prosperity in the urgent issues of today and connect them to the creativity and bold vision of the … Continue reading


By Equal Health The course is designed for health profession students of all levels (including those studying medicine, nursing, midwifery, and public health), and links tropical medicine with social medicine teaching. The course will be taught in French. 2016 marked … Continue reading

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