As part of a mission to inspire new diplomats and understanding of what they do, award-winning documentary filmmaker David Holbrooke spoke about and screened his film “The Diplomat” at the Indiana University Bloomington campus on Nov. 17, 2016.
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Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar, a Distinguished Scholar and professor of practice in the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies, has received the J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding. The honor recognizes those who have brought about significant lifetime achievements in international understanding, peace and security.
Days before the presidential election, SGIS Distinguished Scholar and longtime U.S. Senator Richard Lugar sat before a large crowd at the Chicago Humanities Festival to give his take on some of the toughest matters facing the next president. Dean Lee Feinstein led the discussion with Sen. Lugar onstage at the Thorne Auditorium in the Northwestern Pritzker School… Read more »
Narendra Jadhav, an IU alumnus, economist, writer and educator and a member of India’s parliament, will present the sixth annual Patrick O’Meara International Lecture at Indiana University Bloomington. His lecture, “India and the United States: Caste, Race and Economic Growth,” will take place at 4 p.m. Nov. 14 in Presidents Hall in Franklin Hall, 601 E. Kirkwood… Read more »
Months removed from Britain’s Brexit vote and just days before the U.S. presidential election, IU School of Global and International Studies Founding Dean Lee Feinstein took part in a half-day Chicago Council on Global Affairs program examining a driving force in both of those events. “The Rise of Populism: Expected or Unexpected?” sought to provide… Read more »
Indiana University’s leadership, students, faculty and staff met with His Royal Highness Prince Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, Oct. 26, as the prince visited IU Bloomington.
On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, László Borhi, Associate Professor and the Peter A. Kadas Chair in the Department of Central Eurasian Studies, wrote this reflection on the events and their lasting meaning. On Oct. 23, 1956, an uprising against the communist government began, lasting for nearly three… Read more »
Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded Indiana University’s Russian and East European Institute $1 million to create a Russian Studies Workshop and bolster Russian studies at IU. With the grant, the Russian and East European Institute will expand its work as an incubator for collaborative research and as a training center on contemporary Russian politics and… Read more »
Speaking of his “teenage country,” the prime minister of Timor-Leste Dr. Rui Maria de Araújo shared the growing pains and highlights of his nation during an address sponsored by the IU School of Global and International Studies. Araújo spoke before more than a hundred in the Grand Foyer of the IU Auditorium on Wednesday, Sept…. Read more »
The former chair of a United Nations inquiry on North Korea’s alleged human rights violations will address the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies on Thursday, Sept. 22. Michael Kirby led the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea from 2013-2014. His address is titled “The Joys and Nightmare of… Read more »