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Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium - "Becoming a Global Citizen - Travel as a Tool for Social Change"

The Rutgers Division of Global Affairs is pleased to invite you to our weekly Capstone Colloquium Series.   Join us this Wednesday, 15th November, when Emilie McGlone, Director of Peace Boat US will talk to us about "Becoming a Global Citizen - Travel as a Tool for Social Change." Emilie McGlone has been working with Peace [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium Series - "The Realities of Voluntourism and the Conversations We're Not Having"

Join us this Wednesday, 8th November, when DGA's Associate Director Natalie Jesionka will talk to us about "The Realities of Voluntourism and the Conversations We're Not Having." One of DGA's own graduates, Natalie Jesionka is a lecturer of Sociology and Anthropology and Women’s Studies at Rutgers University Newark where she [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium Series - "A Battle of Worths: Symbolic boundaries, Blackness and Gentrification in Cartagena, Colombia"

The Rutgers Division of Global Affairs is pleased to invite you to our weekly Capstone Colloquium Series.   Join us this Wednesday, 1st November, when Dr. Melissa M.Valle will talk to us about "A Battle of Worths:  Symbolic boundaries, Blackness and Gentrification in Cartagena, Colombia."   Dr. Melissa M. Valle is currently [...]

DGA Harvest Potluck is on November 14th. Save the date!

The annual Harvest Potluck will be held on Tuesday, November 14 at 7:00 PM! Last year this event was a huge success and we anticipate the same for 2017. In true potluck style, we invite you to sign-up to bring a favorite side dish, drink, or dessert to share. SIGN UP HERE! Who: YOU! What: Thanksgiving-style Potluck When: Tuesday, [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium Series - "Globalization: United States in the World Economy"

The Rutgers Division of Global Affairs is pleased to invite you to our weekly Capstone Colloquium Series.   Join us this Wednesday, 25th October, when Dr. Yale Ferguson will talk to us about "Globalization: United States in the World Economy".  Yale H. Ferguson, is Professorial Fellow in the Rutgers University- [...]

DGA Director, Dr. O'meara, Speaks on Human Rights Issues in Belfast Northern Ireland

Dr. O’Meara spent two days in Belfast Northern Ireland where he gave a speech before the Royal Inns of Court to Human Rights lawyers and jurists regarding transitional justice. In the photograph are Niall Ferguson a noted Human Rights Lawyer and Sir Declan Morgan, Chief Judge of the Queens Court, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

PhD Candidate Yvan Yenda Ilunga Participates in Panel Organized by the World Bank's Civil Society Policy Forum

Yvan Yenda Ilunga, PhD Candidate in the Division of Global Affairs and Graduate Assistant in the Office of the Dean of the Graduate school Newark, participated in a panel organized by the World Bank's Civil Society Policy Forum during the World Bank and IMF Annual meetings in Washington D.C. The panel aimed to discuss the role of civil societies [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium - Documenting Resilience: Film as a Tool for Advocacy

The Rutgers Division of Global Affairs is pleased to invite you to our weekly Capstone Colloquium Series.   Join us this Wednesday, 18th October, when Dr. Susan MacLaury will talk to us about "Documenting Resilience: Film as a Tool for Advocacy."     Dr. Susan MacLaury, PhD, LSW, is the Co-Founder and [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium Series - The Digital Solidarity Trap: Social Movement Research, Online Activism, and Accessing the Other’s Others

Join us this Wednesday, 11th October, when  Dr. Theresa Hunt will talk to us about "The Digital Solidarity Trap: Social Movement Research, Online Activism, and Accessing the Other's Others". It is a discussion of fieldwork in transnational settings, and introduces some ethical and practical considerations when engaging with [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium Series - "Building Community Security and Resilience: Lessons from the United States and Europe"

Join us this Wednesday, 4th October, when  Ava Majlesi will talk to us about "Building Community Security and Resilience: Lessons from the United States and Europe" Ms. Majlesi has had a long and successful career at Rutgers University, both as a student and as an administrator. After receiving her B.A [...]

PhD Candidate Atal Ahmadzai and PhD Student Lauren Kaplan Present at the 2017 ISA Conference

PhD candidate Atal Ahmadzai and PhD student Lauren Kaplan have been selected to present their research at the International Studies Association (ISA) 2017 Conference in Washington D.C. The conference is hosted by The International Security Studies Section of ISA and the International Security and Arms Control Section of the American Political [...]

Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium Series - Communications & Funding at UNFPA

Join us this Wednesday, 27th September, when Eddie Wright will talk to us about the roles of Communication & Funding at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The talk will be held in the SPAA Building, CPS 309.  Eddie Wright is a communication specialist for youth and population issues at UNFPA, the [...]

Ph.D. Candidate Julia Sweet Lectures at NYU on "Putin’s Politics and Collective Memories in Russia"

On September 29th, 2017, PhD Candidate Julia Sweet will speak at NYU for a lecture entitled “Putin’s politics and collective memories in Russia (2013-2015).” The event is part of the Occasional series, sponsored by the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia.   This study analyzes the political manipulations of Vladimir Putin’s [...]

Professor Yale H. Ferguson Presents Paper on Globalization at EISA Barcelona Meeting

DGA Professorial Fellow Yale H. Ferguson and Richard W. Mansbach (Iowa State) presented their co-authored paper on "Globalization: Past, Present, and Future" September 16th at the European International Studies Association's 2018 Meeting in Barcelona, Spain. The paper concludes that although most globalization trends continue strong, some of the [...]

Opening Session - Fall 2017 Capstone Colloquium

The Rutgers Division of Global Affairs is pleased to invite you to our weekly Capstone Colloquium Series.   Join us this Wednesday, 20th September, when Dr. Reza Fakhari will speak to us on the theme of Global Development. The talk will take place from 11.00am-12.30pm at the Dana room, Dana library.  Dr. Fakhari [...]

DGA Graduate William E. Bailey New Testimonial

William E. Bailey had this to say about his experience participating in the joint program between the law school and DGA: "Rutgers University – Division of Global Affairs furthered my breadth of knowledge, comprehension of global issues, and analytical problem-solving skills that are required to be a professional leader in the era of [...]

Professor Reich Publishes Article in International Affairs

September 1, 2017 Professor Simon Reich recently co-authored an article with Naval War College Professor Peter Dombrowski titled "Does Trump Have a Grand Strategy?" The article was published on September 1, 2017 as the lead article  in International Affairs, the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House's) counterpart to [...]

PhD Candidate George Repic Earns Teaching Award

September 1, 2017   PhD candidate George Repic recently received the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. George is an instructor of business at SUNY Rockland Community College. To read more, please visit: http://www.sunyrockland.edu/about/media/news/suny-chancellors-award-2017.

PhD Candidate Anna Ikeda Awarded ICNC Research Fellowship

September 1, 2017 PhD candidate Anna Ikeda was recently selected to be a 2017 Research Fellow at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict. ICNC will be supporting Anna's dissertation research, which is a comparative case study on various anti-military base movements. To learn more, please visit: https://www.nonviolent-conflict. [...]

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