The Tobias Center on Innovation in Development at Indiana University’s School of Global and International Studies will host a two-day conference from October 4-6, 2018, to share research papers relevant to international climate development. As the Paris Agreement moves into the implementation phase, climate adaptation enters into conversation with broader development goals, building upon and… Read more »
Month: April 2018
Indianapolis Business Journal: Top foreign policy minds gather at SGIS conference
Ever find yourself confused about what U.S. policy should be toward Russia after its invasion of Ukraine and seizure of Crimea, its support of Assad’s murderous regime in Syria, and its apparent meddling in U.S. elections?
Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership grants $900,000 to IU’s SGIS
Indiana University’s School of Global and International Studies has announced a $900,000 grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership to establish the 21st Century Japan Politics and Society Initiative in the school’s renowned Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures.
Trump Meets Mattis as He Weighs Military Action in Syria
President Donald Trump is still weighing options for U.S. military action against Syria and met with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday, after warning Russia on Twitter to expect a missile barrage.
Syria, Chemical Weapons, and a Qualitative Threshold for Humanitarian Intervention
This weekend’s chemical attacks against civilians in Syria—and the Trump administration’s likely military response—highlight an intensifying dilemma underlying international law on the use of force.
Panel of Russian Experts Debates Value of U.S. Sanctions
“Our relations with Russia are probably as bad as at any time since the Cold War,” observed James Collins, a former U.S. ambassador to Russia, on March 28. “We are engaged in a process of trying to make Russia do what we want by compulsion—by sanctions, by throwing out diplomats.”
Distinguished panel of scholars and diplomats ponders “Asia’s Rise” at annual conference
“This is going to be one of those moments where all the theories don’t apply,” said John Yasuda, a faculty member at IU’s School of Global and International Studies, as he and three other panelists sought to predict the future in Asia. The panel, titled “Asia’s Rise,” was part of the third annual America’s Role… Read more »
Global thinking benefits universities and state of Indiana
Indiana’s opportunities for growth on a national and global level come with encouraging talent to come and stay in-state and engage with the community, a panel of scholars at the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies’ third annual America’s Role in the World conference said Thursday.