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Month: August 2020
The Hamilton Lugar School’s 2020 Summer Language Workshop experienced record enrollment from a wide variety of students across the country. Today we are highlighting Margaret Squires, who studied Persian.
At the end of a summer in which the entire world grappled with the legacy of racism, scholar Robbie Shilliam and HLS Assistant Dean Shruti Rana discussed how Black civil rights are far more than a domestic issue. Now available on HLS’s Facebook page, the vibrant conversation put Black Lives Matter in the historical and… Read more »
American foreign policy goes back to the late 1700s, when Benjamin Franklin lobbied France to support the colonies in their fight for independence from the British.
The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has gained momentum this year, with the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor by Minneapolis and Louisville police serving as major catalysts. The New York Times cites BLM as the largest movement in US history with an average of 140 demonstrations each day and crowds exceeding 20,000 people…. Read more »
As he crossed the finish line of the Olympic Marathon in 2016, Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa crossed his hands above his head in an X, as if his wrists were shackled together. Though he won the silver medal against the world’s best distance runners that humid morning in Rio de Janeiro, he was not celebrating.
On August 7 the Hamilton Lugar School initiated its speaker series on Race, Gender and Power in Global Affairs with a conversation between HLS Dean Lee Feinstein and Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins about her career in international affairs and the importance of diversity in diplomacy.
As the summer ends, we are highlighting some of the students who took classes in our Summer Language Workshop. Today’s interview is with Molly Milazzo.
The United States has pulled back from global leadership since 2017, when President Donald Trump took office with a slogan of “America First”.
As COVID-19 spreads from Europe, East Asia, and the US to other parts of the world, medical professionals and human rights advocates have been pointing out the special threat the virus poses to refugees and asylum-seekers.