IU Press, along with the Center for the Study of Global Change at Indiana University, will host the Framing the Global conference September 26-28 at the Indiana Memorial Union on the IU-Bloomington campus.
This conference will explore emerging directions and methodologies for global research. The scholars in the Framing the Global project have been addressing this question collaboratively and through their own work, which is characterized by interdisciplinarity, empirical grounding, and a concern with tracing the links between the transnational and the local in a variety of lived, political, discursive, cultural, and social domains. The conference will extend that conversation to include other scholars and practitioners with similar concerns.
Three keynote speakers will also be featured at the conference: Arjun Appadurai (Paulette Goddard Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University), Gillian Hart (Professor of Geography, University of California Berkeley), and Yasmina Zaidman (Director of Communications & Strategic Partnerships, Acumen Fund).
The conference is free, but registration is required. Sign up by September 19 to attend.
Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Framing the Global is a five-year collaboration between IU Press and the Center for the Study of Global Change. In addition to the conference and the working group of scholars, this initiative also includes a Global Research Studies book series. The first book in the series, also entitled Framing the Global, will be published next year. For more information about the project, visit the Framing the Global website.