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 by creating annual programming around a relevant global or international theme. Housed in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, the Center supports and often co-sponsors the activities of area studies programs devoted to multiple geographic regions, while emphasizing thematic concerns that span the globe.

 

2017-2018 “Theorizing the Global Future” Speaker Series

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 “The Sharing Economy, Digital Automation and the Global Future of Work” Arun Sundararajan, Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences and the Robert L. and Dale Atkins Rosen Faculty Fellow, New York University’s (NYU) Stern School of Business 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park Presented by Northeastern University’s Center…
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Fall 2017 “Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series

Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies: Fall 2017 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, September 19, 2017 “The Stupid Terrorist:…
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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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Upcoming Events

12/04/2017

Islam in Europe

Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Alexander Görlach, senior fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, senior advisor to the Berggruen Institute, and affiliate to the Government Department of Harvard University, on the topic of Islam in Europe…
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12/05/2017

The Resilience Imperative: Managing Mayhem in an Age of Global Turbulence

Please join us for a presentation by Stephen Flynn, Professor of Political Science; Founding Director, Global Resilience Institute, for the fourth Fall semester event in the Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series…
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