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Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures

Upcoming Events

March 2018

Whiplash: How to Survive a Faster Future?

March 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

“Theorizing the Global Future” Speaker Series Event Jeff Howe is an assistant professor at Northeastern University. A longtime contributing editor at Wired magazine, he coined the term crowdsourcing in a 2006 article for that magazine. In 2008 he published a book with Random House that looked more deeply at the phenomenon of massive online collaboration. Called Crowdsourcing: How the Power of the Crowd is Driving the Future of Business, it has been translated into ten languages. He was a Nieman Fellow…

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Research Applications in Support of Emergency Responders

March 20 @ 4:30 pm

“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event Peter Boynton is CEO of the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security and Professor of the Practice at Northeastern University. He was previously Commissioner of Emergency Management and Homeland Security for the state of Connecticut, appointed by both democratic and republican governors and twice confirmed by the Connecticut General Assembly. While Commissioner, he oversaw three presidential disaster declarations, supported the response to the H1N1 outbreak, established the state…

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