The Center for International Affairs and World Cultures draws on Northeastern University’s many strengths in the study of international institutions and processes, enhancing knowledge of world societies, politics, and cultures. The Center’s activities aim to advance interdisciplinary scholarship, programs of study, and transnational linkages. Housed in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, the Center coordinates the activities of area studies programs devoted to multiple geographic regions, while emphasizing four thematic concerns that span the globe
Veteran journalist and Slate columnist Fred Kaplan served as the keynote speaker Tuesday afternoon for the most recent installment of Northeastern’s Controversial Issues in Security Studies series. October 23rd, 2014 Chaos and conflict on the international landscape—particularly in the Middle East—in recent years can in part be traced back to America’s victory in the Cold…
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Former Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga addressed the Northeastern community on Thursday afternoon. October 6th, 2014 In a lecture at Northeastern University on Thursday afternoon, former Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga compared Russian President Vladimir Putin to Peter the Great, the 17th century czar who acquired territory in Latvia, Finland, and Estonia. “I hope the popularity the Russian…
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A Development, Democracy and Social Justice Speaker Series event featuring Marina Sitrin, Author and Activist, Global Social Justice Movements.
A Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies event featuring Fred Kaplan, Journalist for Slate, and author of New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize finalist The Insurgents.
A Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies event featuring Scott Borgerson, CEO of CargoMetrics and co-founder of The Arctic Circle
A Development, Democracy and Social Justice Speaker Series event featuring, Andrew Schrank, Professor, Brown University.
A Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies event featuring Montgomery McFate, Minerva Chair, U.S. Naval War College.