Where is the hope for the Middle East? No matter how hard we try, it is hard to find grounds for optimism about the future of this troubled region.
Month: October 2020
Innovative Program Aims to Build Community and Creativity
Students, faculty, and staff who miss the spontaneity and collaboration of coming to campus every day are the prime audience of the new Global Studio, a Hamilton Lugar School program that brings people together over Zoom to support one another and think creatively about their research interests.
IsiZulu Teacher Creates Music That Brings People Together
Over the course of the spring and summer, when the Covid-19 pandemic had separated people from their normal social circles and political turmoil had increased instances of hostility and unease, Senior Lecturer Betty Dlamini started writing and recording music in order to bring out, she hoped, the best in others.
The Root’s Terrell J. Starr Discusses Media, International Politics, and Racism in Latest HLS Conversation
In a discussion that spanned Eastern European politics, race relations in the US and Ukraine, and the media landscape, the Root’s Terrell J. Starr joined Media School Professor Elaine Monaghan in the latest installment of the Hamilton Lugar School’s series on Race, Gender and Power in Global Affairs.
Celebrated Journalist to Share Insights on Eastern Europe, Race, and the 2020 Election in Online Talk
Terrell Jermaine Starr, a senior reporter for The Root whose writing covers Russia, Ukraine, the 2020 election, race, and security issues, will be joining the Hamilton Lugar School as part of its speaker series on Race, Gender, and Power in Global Affairs. Participants will be able to ask questions during the live event on our… Read more »
Hamilton on Foreign Policy #152: America’s standing in the World By Lee H. Hamilton
Call it American exceptionalism or not, the American people have always embraced the idea that we live in an exceptional country. We are grateful to be Americans. We take a lot of pride in our country, as we should. Pride and patriotism are among America’s greatest strengths.
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My HLS Experience: Marria Peduto
While the Coronavirus Pandemic has disrupted every area of life as we know it, nothing has changed more than the ways in which we travel (or don’t travel). Marria Peduto Class of 2021 International Studies | East Asian Language and Cultures
In Annual Ceremony Students Receive UN Charter, an Inspiration for the Hamilton Lugar School Mission
In June of 1945, as people around the globe were coming to terms with the devastation of World War II, delegates from fifty nations met in San Francisco to try to accomplish what world leaders had failed to do after World War I: establish a lasting organization of countries with the explicit goal of ending… Read more »
Distinguished Panels Ask, “Do Black Lives Matter in Russia?”
In a two-part series aimed at tackling the past and present of race relations in Russia, the Russian Studies Workshop organized and convened two panels via Facebook to ask, “Do Black lives matter in Russia?”