We write with great sadness to inform the university community that Zaineb Istrabadi, an esteemed member of our Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures and sister to Professor Ambassador Feisal Istrabadi, passed away over the weekend after a brave battle with cancer.
The Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies will host a groundbreaking symposium on the COVID care crisis and the pandemic’s impact on women in academia. The online event takes place Thursday, January 14 (11am–5:30pm) and Friday, January 15 (11am–4:30pm) and is open to the public. It is co-sponsored by the Law School Survey… Read more »
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.
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.
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 »
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 »
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?”