Climate Meet in Malaysia

Malaysia continues a preeminent history of hosting meetings on emerging world crises, from the perspectives of the most vulnerable peoples.  Genre: Planet/s, Climate Change, Environment. Venue: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dates: February 21-22, 2019. Sponsors: University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and The International Institute of Knowledge Management, Sri Lanka. Description: The...

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Qatar Open in Doha

For tennis players seeking the season’s earliest matches, 2019 season begins during in late December, at this popular venue.  Genre: Sports, Tennis. Venue: Khalifa International Tennis and Squash, Doha, Qatar. Dates: December 31, 2018 - January 5, 2019. Sponsors: Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), Qatar Tennis Federation, and ExxonMobil. Description: The Qatar Open has, over...

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Women’s Tour Tennis Finals

The top eight women’s tennis players of the year compete against each other for the fifth most important tournament along with its trophy, title, and the chance to be a year-end champion.Genre: Sports, Tennis. Venue: Singapore Sports Hub, Singapore. Dates: October 21 - 28, 2018. Sponsors: Women’s Tennis Association and BNP Paribas.Program:...

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Ai Weiwei’s ‘Human Flow’

Film by the Chinese artist-activist has been hailed as a masterful and moving response to contemporary global migration’s concerns, disruptions, revelations. Genre: Film, Viewing Venue: Barbican Centre, London, England Time: December 8-18 2017 Curators & Sponsors: Film produced by Amazon Studios. Production: Directed and written by Ai Weiwei, one of China’s most internationally known artists, also...

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Mufti’s ‘Forget English!’

Aamir Mufti scrutinizes world literature, arguing that in its borderless, global body of writings remains a dominant, expansive English.Genre: Books, Scholarship. Full Title: Forget English!: Orientalisms and World Literatures. Author: Aamir R. Mufti, Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Los Angeles. Publisher: Harvard University Press. Place: Cambridge, MA.Synopsis: The idea of...

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Forthcoming

More news, information, essays, and media are forthcoming for this section, to be regularly updated — do return here soon. SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — Please do return for the publication of work in progress in this section. . Filed under:

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