Professor Daniel Aldrich in "Meeting The Challenge"
The Resilience Age is a soon to be released documentary by The Rockefeller Foundation. The film was directed by Daniel Fries, ECD of Leroy & Clarkson. According to the Rockefeller Foundation their view of Resilience is: Helping cities, organizations, and communities better prepare for, respond to, and transform from disruption. Professor Aldrich speaks about his time in New Orleans and in the neighborhoods of Detroit, where community relationships have helped people survive and even thrive. To see the other 3 webisodes go to the website for The Resilience Age.
To see more videos with Professor Aldrich visit the Media page on his website by clicking here.
Political Science News
Max Abrahms, Denis Sullivan, and Charles Simpson Collaborate on “Five Myths About Syrian Refugees” in Foreign Affairs
Max Abrahms, Assistant Professor of Political Science and terrorism expert, Denis Sullivan, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies, and Charles Simpson, Assistant Director of the Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies, separate fact from fiction in their article, “Five Myths About Syrian Refugees.” Read their piece in…
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On December 8, 2016, Northeastern University Jewish Studies Program, the Department of Political Science, and Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies Department hosted a book launch for In the Shadow of Moses. ..
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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 RSVP encouraged Tuesday, February 7, 2017 “Negotiation and Mediation at the United Nations in the 21st Century” Nana Kharbedia,…
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Political Science Events
The Political Science Graduate Program is hosting several Welcome Days. Prospective students can come and learn about the department and program and see all that Northeastern has to offer in a graduate program. Sign up here!
The Smith Richardson Foundation is pleased to announce its annual World Politics & Statecraft Fellowship competition to support Ph.D. dissertation research on American foreign policy, international relations, international security, strategic studies, area studies, and diplomatic and military history…
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Professor Mai’a Cross Published by The Washington Post
Professor Mai'a Cross, term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and author of The Politics of Crisis in Europe, recently authored an article in The Washington Post. Her article, "Don't be fooled by the U.K. election: There's nothing democratic about Brexit," reflects on Britain's departure from the European Union and the unintended consequences that Brexit will have on democracy in the U.K.
Green gate. Sixth floor. No elevator: Reflections from Dhaka, Bangladesh
I was in Dhaka, Bangladesh from late January to early May, conducting field research for my dissertation. Though I had been to Bangladesh several times before (with my most recent trip in 2014, when I did research & connected with local NGOs), this was my first time back in Dhaka since the July 2016 terrorist attack at the Holey Artisan Bakery.