On November 9, 1989, when a representative of East Germany’s governing party announced new loosened regulations that would effectively allow East Berliners to travel to West Berlin for the first time since 1961, crowds gathered at checkpoints along the Berlin Wall.
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Hamilton Lugar School hosts inaugural national conference on US-Japan relations
Closing remarks by the Honorable Kenichi Okada, Consul-General of Japan in Chicago
Institute for Korean Studies Hosts Major International Conference as Part of Push for Greater Opportunities for Students
On October 25, the Hamilton Lugar School’s Institute for Korean Studies hosted After the Miracle: The Present and Future of Korea’s Economy and Society, a conference that brought together over a dozen experts to describe South Korea’s unprecedented economic growth starting in 1960 and to provide possible solutions to some of that nation’s current socioeconomic… Read more »
Hamilton Lugar School to Host Major International Conference on the Past and Future of Korea’s Economy
On Friday, October 25, the Hamilton Lugar School will host After the Miracle: The Present and Future of Korea’s Economy and Society, an international conference that will bring together over a dozen experts from a variety of backgrounds to discuss the impact that South Korea’s rapid economic development has had on that nation’s society and… Read more »
Hamilton Lugar School Hosts Navigating the Backlash Against Global Law and Institutions Conference
On October 14 and 15, the Hamilton Lugar School hosted Navigating the Backlash Against Global Law and Institutions, an international conference that seeks to address the “backlash” against global norms, laws, and institutions in the face of nationalism, violence, instrumentalism, and unaccountable actors. Scholars from IU, the University of Maryland, and the Australian National University,… Read more »
Justice Michael Kirby to give inaugural International Law and Institutions Lecture at IU’s Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies
Michael Kirby, human rights advocate and former Justice of the High Court of Australia, will visit Indiana University’s Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies to give the inaugural International Law and Institutions Lecture as part of Navigating the Backlash Against Global Law and Institutions — a conference co-sponsored by IU, the University of… Read more »
Understanding the Ties Between Chinese Government and Business
China’s GDP is the second largest in the world and, under the leadership of Xi Jinping, its government has taken on a significant role within the nation’s business life. Of the global economy’s 500 largest companies by revenue, for instance, 82 are state-owned enterprises from mainland China. One Chinese state-owned enterprise alone, the energy giant… Read more »
A Fresh Perspective on the End of the Cold War
Michael de Groot, assistant professor of foreign relations of the Russian Federation in the Hamilton Lugar School’s Department of International Studies, is writing a history of the end of the Cold War. Or, rather, he is rewriting the history of the end of the Cold War.
Language Classes Enlivened By Fulbright Teachers
IU’s Hamilton Lugar School is hosting ten Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants from around the world in the 2019-2020 academic year. The FLTAs will draw on their knowledge of language and culture as they teach a variety of courses and take an active role in the HLS community.