Prior to their Dialogue of Civilizations program in Rio de Janeiro, Northeastern students were treated to a pre-orientation to the country from Boston’s Consul General of Brazil.
On co-op with a nonprofit organization in Ecuador, Northeastern student Amina Temkin found community-based solutions to poverty-based problems.
Elisabeth Fiumara Sophomore, majoring in organizational communications Dialogue of Civilizations in Brazil I have been living in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, for one month on a Dialogue of Civilizations program. Here, … read more »
Sunday marked the 100th Anniversary of the discovery of Machu Picchu — the ancient Incan city in Peru — by American archaeologist and history professor Hiram Bingham. Yanet Monica Canavan, the director of Northeastern’s Dialogue of Civilizations programs in Peru, and a native of the country, talks about the historical significance of the discovery of Machu Picchu, its impact on the economy in Peru and how modernization of the site may be causing irreversible damage.
A Northeastern student authors published papers on the Arab Spring while on co-op at the NATO Defense College — and finds his career calling.
Northeastern University business student, moved by working with orphans in South Africa, is on 4,000-mile trek to raise money for HIV/AIDS relief in Rwanda
Co-op with security think tank in Switzerland enables international affairs major to take her climate-change research to another level
Dialogue of Civilizations experience in Israel teaches Bouvé students to focus on the commonalities, acknowledge the differences
Jenn Wilson Class of 2012, majoring in international affairs and philosophy Participating in Dialogue of Civilizations program in Morocco Our program here focuses on the history and contemporary culture of Morocco. … read more »
In Turkey and Jordan, journalism and photography students document life in the Middle East through bold reporting and vibrant images
This summer, Northeastern students, faculty, staff and alumni are all over the world, exploring new cultures and pursuing innovative work. Here, a student offers a glimpse of his experience on a Dialogue of Civilizations trip.
Student’s paper, recently published in a musicology journal, examines hip-hop as a means for easing social conflict in the Mideast