FALL 2017 UPCOMING EVENT SCHEDULE Public Lecture October 11th – 5:00 PM | Biocomplexity Auditorium Dr. Susan Gates | Visiting Professor School of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech Title: “Days of Slaughter” Seminar Series October 31st – 3:30 PM | Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience | Kent Square Dr....

Multipurpose Room, First Floor Newman Library Tuesday, October 10, 2017 4:00—6:00 p.m. Dr. Jennifer Lawrence - Global Forum on Urban & Regional Resilience Biopolitical Disaster Routledge Press, 2017 Biopolitical Disaster employs a grounded analysis of the production and lived-experience of biopolitical life in order to illustrate how disaster production and response are intimately...

Overview Visiting scholar from the University of Lapland is a Political theorist, philosopher, and professor of International Relations. Julian Reid is renowned for his advance of the theory of biopolitics, contributions to cultural theory, postcolonial and post-structural thought, critique of liberalism, and seminal deconstruction of resilience. Becoming...

Please join us for the Final Symposium of the 2017 Summer Research Program hosted by The Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience Thursday, September 14th at 3:00 pm West Ambler Johnston (AJ) Hall – Rooms 2323 & 2315 Great Rooms A&B Please rsvp to gfurr@vt.edu   The Global Forum on...

Overview [caption id="attachment_636" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Simin Davoudi speaks to community members, faculty and students regarding environmental justice.[/caption] The Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience hosted a panel discussion entitled "Ecologies of Injustice" on April 10, 2017 held at The Inn at Virginia Tech. The aim of...