Stories about "Justice and poverty"
World Food Prize recipient to discuss global poverty, food crisis

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 9:50 am

"The Global Food Crisis and World Poverty," a talk by Cornell University professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen, takes place at Bates College on March 24, in an event sponsored by the economics department.

Cultural activists from South America to speak at Bates

Thursday, March 19, 2009 4:40 pm

Marfa Inofuentes and Rosana Silva Chagas, cultural activists from Bolivia and Brazil, speak at Bates College on March 23. The event is co-sponsored by the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and the Arturo Schomburg Afro-Latino Speaker Series, a program of the Bates Office of Multicultural Affairs.

'Bates Contemplates Food' presents alumni in two events

Thursday, March 12, 2009 12:16 pm

Borealis Breads founder Jim Amaral '80 and food activist-author Mark Winne '72 are among Bates College alumni featured in two March events relating to the Nourishing Body and Mind: Bates Contemplates Food initiative.

Ask Me Another: Politics professor James Richter keeps an eye on Russian society

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:39 pm

For about a decade after the 1991 fall of the Soviet Union, hundreds of millions of Western dollars poured into Russia to promote civil society. The money, however, didn’t do the trick, and some of the reasons why are explained in a recent article by Professor of Politics James Richter titled "Integration from Below: The Disappointing Effort to Promote Civil Society in Russia," published in Russia and Globalization: Identity, Security, and Society in an Era of Change (2008), edited by Douglas Blum.

Help Wanted

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:10 pm

Anthropology students identify obstacles to Somali employment in the Lewiston-Auburn area — as well as potential solutions.

Trying on for size

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:23 am

Two Bates professors muse about 'Mao Jacket': Grafflin - It's easier to perceive ambiguity in art that comes out of one's own cultural background; Hirai - On what side of fame does Bates stand?

Vecsey reads Holocaust memoir sequel by Isaacson '65

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:23 am

Last winter, Judith Isaacson '65, LL.D. '94 got to hear her own words during a reading at the Lewiston Public Library by Katalin Vecsey, who read selections from Isaacson's Seed of Sarah, a memoir published in 1990 that recounted her Holocaust experiences at the Auschwitz-Birkenau and Hessisch Lichtenau concentration camps.

Cornfield as Classroom

Saturday, November 1, 2008 9:20 am

Food-oriented community projects provide more than physical nourishment.

Iranians of all political stripes, ages believe U.S. will attack

Sunday, August 10, 2008 12:38 pm

In an essay published in Maine's Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel newspapers in Maine, Visiting Professor of Politics Eric Hooglund writes about his early summer trip to Iran, which coincided with U.S. Senate and House resolutions (since blocked) authorizing President Bush to set up a naval blockade of Iran.

To heal the wounded

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 12:45 pm

A book review in The New York Times praised the team of U.S. Army medical professionals, including Dr. Dave Lounsbury '72, a retired colonel, that pushed for publication of War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Series of Cases, 2003–2007.

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