Generations of schoolchildren have memorized the Statue of Liberty’s famous inscription: “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” But a panel of four experts on migration and displacement challenged America’s cherished self-image as a multicultural society at the conference on America’s Role in the World hosted by Indiana University’s… Read more »
Month: March 2018
American foreign policy can be a powerful force for good in the world, but its potential is undercut by growing partisanship at home, former United Nations ambassador Samantha Power said Thursday at Indiana University.
Addressing global food security requires a multilevel approach that starts at the seed level and ends on a global scale. Tackling the issue has implications not only at a humanitarian level but also at a political level, according to Sen. Todd Young, who spoke Thursday at the America’s Role in the World conference at Indiana… Read more »
In conversation with IU alumna and former State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf on the first day of the two-day America’s Role in the World conference sponsored by the IU School of Global and International Studies, Senator Dick Lugar and Congressman Lee Hamilton discussed foreign policy and the legislative role from the perspective of their combined… Read more »
“I thought I’d start with some props,” explained moderator Jeffrey Isaac, in opening the first panel of the third annual conference on America’s Role in the World at the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies March 28. Isaac, professor in IU’s political science department, longtime editor of the American Political Science Association’s flagship journal, and… Read more »
IU alumnus and GLP CEO Ming Mei gives $1.5 million to SGIS to endow a tenured chair in Chinese economics and trade in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures.
When stakeholders from Indiana come together during this month’s annual conference at the School of Global and International Studies to discuss the way global trends and forces interact with the state, talk will certainly turn to education. The panel that closes the third annual conference on America’s Role in the World will offer perspectives from Indiana University… Read more »
“Powerful crusader for U.S foreign policy, human rights and democracy” one of many leading scholars and practitioners convening at SGIS to consider current state of democracy and American engagement in the world
Despite a national trend of declining enrollment in foreign language courses, Indiana is showing an eight percent increase, thanks in large part to Indiana University.
In recent years, ensuring a sustainable source of food has come to rank among such priorities as nuclear non-proliferation, disease prevention, and cyber security as essential to maintaining global stability. According to the Lugar Center, “diplomatic efforts to maintain peace will be far more difficult wherever food shortages contribute to extremism and conflict.”