The Center for International Affairs and World Cultures

A leader in global research, curricular innovation, and experiential learning

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

Spring 2017 “Borders, Boundaries, and Belonging” Speaker Series

    Wednesday, February 8, 2017 “Global Heartland: Displaced Labor, Transnational Lives, and Local Placemaking” Faranak Miraftab, Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. in 310 Renaissance Park Presented by Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures Learn more here.   Monday, April 3,…
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Spring 2017 “Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series

  Series Presented by: Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, the Northeastern Humanities Center, and the Department of Political Science 4:30 – 6 p.m. 909 Renaissance Park, Northeastern University, 1135 Tremont Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115 RSVPs encouraged Tuesday, February 7, 2017 “Negotiation and Mediation at the United Nations in the 21st Century” Nana…
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Fall 2016 “Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series

Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies: Fall 2016 Series Presented by: Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, the Northeastern Humanities Center, and the Department of Political Science 4:30 – 6 p.m. 909 Renaissance Park, Northeastern University, 1135 Tremont Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115 RSVPs encouraged Tuesday, October 4, 2016 “Germany’s Policy on Stabilization…
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Upcoming Events

03/14/2017

The Future of Warfare

Please join us for a presentation by Heather Roff for the second Spring semester event in the Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series…
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03/23/2017

Women in Global Science: Advancing Academic Careers through International Collaboration

Kathrin Zippel, Associate Professor of Sociology at Northeastern University, will be presenting on her new book, Women in Global Science: Advancing Academic Careers through International Collaboration, set to release in March 2017. ..
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03/28/2017

Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence

Taskin Padir, Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University, will be speaking at the third Spring semester event in the Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series..
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03/29/2017

China’s War on the Past

THE THIRD ANNUAL HONG LIU LECTURE IN ASIAN STUDIES: Louisa Lim is senior lecturer in video and audio communication at the University of Melbourne…
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