The violent riot on the grounds of the US Capitol that interrupted the Congress’s certification of the Electoral College results and left five people dead was perhaps the strongest sign yet of an America in domestic crisis, with significant implications for foreign policy and international relations.
Seven weeks before a new administration enters the White House, the Hamilton Lugar School’s sixth conference on America’s Role in the World® brought together a diverse range of experts and activists under the theme “Foreign Policy Begins at Home.”
At the Hamilton Lugar School’s sixth conference on America’s Role in the World®, Rohingya Burmese activist Wai Wai Nu will receive the School’s Global Voices for Change Award, given for her dedication to improving the lives of Rohingya in Myanmar, empowering marginalized women, advocating for equal rights, and enhancing mutual understanding between diverse groups.
The Hamilton Lugar School’s sixth conference on America’s Role in the World® on December 1 and 2 will host a range of policy experts, journalists, and activists as they discuss and debate some of the most consequential global issues facing the US as it transitions to a new administration.
With an extended winter break due to IU’s adjusted school calendar this year, the Hamilton Lugar School is offering a wide variety of small session courses in December and January to help students stay globally engaged.
In anticipation of the US’s 2020 elections, the CDC issued guidelines for local election officials and poll workers to help minimize the chances of a spike in virus infections as a result of voting. These guidelines include maintaining physical distancing inside and outside polling places, wearing masks, and disinfecting surfaces.
The ninth annual Patrick O’Meara Lecture brought UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore to Indiana University via Zoom to discuss the UN agency’s work in education, healthcare, and the pandemic crisis. UNICEF, established in 1946 to provide relief to children and mothers after World War II, operates in over 190 countries and is one of the… Read more »
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.
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.
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 »