The Center for Global Peace & Conflict Studies presents

"CGPACS Graduate Student Panel II"

Thursday, May 17, 2012
9:00-11:25 a.m.
Social Science Tower, Room 777

Graduate student grant recipients will give short presentations of their current research projects.

Funding provided by the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) of the University of California, and Office of Research (OR) at UCI.

9:00 a.m.
Laura Mitchell, Acting Director CGPACS    

9:10–9:20 a.m.    
"The Ethics of Evangelism: Faith-based NGOs, Humanitarianism, and the UNHCR”
with Tanya Schwarz, Political Science

9:25–9:45 a.m.
 “Opportunistic Infections: The Governance of HIV/AIDS in China”
with Elsa Fan, Anthropology

9:50–10:10 a.m.
"Deportation and the Making Home in the U.S.- El Salvador Transnation”
with Katie Dingeman-Cerda, Sociology    

10:15–10:35 a.m.
"Space and Memory: The Poetics and Politics of Home in Palestinian Diaspora"
Khaldun Bshara, Anthropology

10:40–11:00 a.m.
"The Microdynamics of Violence and Order: Comparing Community Social Processes"
Amy Grubb, Political Science

11:05–11:25 a.m.
“Mapping Tourist Development in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula”
Georgia Hartman, Anthropology

A continental breakfast will be provided.

For further information, please contact Jayne Yang, 949-824-2566 or, or Sandy Cushman 949-824-3344 or or visit


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