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Maribor Uprisings screened

On Oct. 5 and 9, the Oak Institute for Human Rights sponsored the screenings of the Maribor Uprisings, a documentary by Associate Professor of Global Studies Maple Razsa and Colby Alumnus Milton Guillén ’15, and the film We the Workers by 2017 Oak Fellow Jinyan Zeng and Chinese filmmaker activist Wen Hai. These two events was co-sponsored with the Center […]

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2016 Oak Fellow Albaih’s bold political “khartoons” unveiled in Miller installation

2016 Oak Fellow Albaih’s bold political “khartoons” unveiled in Miller installation

Those who frequent the first and second floors of Miller are used to the decorations that adorn the otherwise strictly academic walls. This year, the 2016 Oak Fellow, Khalid Albaih, has his political cartoons (often dubbed “khartoons” in reference to where he lives, in Khartoum) displayed throughout the library. The installation called “Resistance and Hope” was officially unveiled on November 3.

Oak talks expertise

Oak talks expertise

On November 4, Colby’s Center for the Humanities, the Environmental Studies Program, and the Oak Institute for the Study of International Human Rights welcomed Gloria Otieno, an economist and food policy expert. Otieno is currently working at Bioversity International, which, according to their website, is “a global research-for-development organization,” and delivers “scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use […]

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