Professor Daniel Aldrich in "Meeting The Challenge"

A webisode from The Resilience Age

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.

 

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Boston International Security Graduate Conference

The Northeastern University International Security Working Group is currently accepting abstracts for the first annual Boston International Security Graduate Conference, a one-day conference to be held on February 23, 2018 in Boston, MA. This conference seeks research broadly related to themes of contemporary and emerging threats. It will serve as a forum for graduate students…
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Badruzzaman, Cohen, and Kushi Publish Article Exploring the Power of Narratives in Turkey Using Mixed-methods Approach

The debate over the ban on women wearing headscarves in Turkey has served as a central symbol for Turkey’s soul, torn between secular and religious identities. This essay explores the multifaceted narratives of Turkish secular and religious groups that have supported and opposed the ban on women wearing headscarves on government property. Progressing from nationalism literature and image framing in public policy, the essay applies quantitative and case study analysis to reveal how the re-framing of the headscarf debate—via narratives of inequality, secularism, religious freedom, modernity, and education—evolved across political coalitions to redefine issues and alter policy outcomes. ..
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“Lives in Law and Public Policy” Fall 2017 Speaker Series

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12/05/2017

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

Dr. Stephen Flynn is the Founding Director of the Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a Professor of Political Science with affiliated faculty appointments in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs. Prof. Flynn is also Co-Director of the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern. He has previously served as President of the Center for National Policy and spent a decade as a senior fellow for National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations…
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12/18/2017

Boston International Security Graduate Conference Submission Deadline

The Northeastern University International Security Working Group is currently accepting abstracts for the first annual Boston International Security Graduate Conference, a one-day conference to be held on February 23, 2018 in Boston, MA. This conference seeks research broadly related to themes of contemporary and emerging threats. It will serve as a forum for graduate students…
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