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.
The Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University continues its growth as one of the largest international affairs schools in the country by welcoming Michael De Groot, Wendy Leutert and Stacey Van Vleet to its roster of nearly 120 leading scholars and practitioners.
The Indiana University Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies has announced a $970,000 grant to establish a Language Training Center program, which is administered by the Institute of International Education on behalf of the Defense Language and National Security Education Office.
The past year has been one of growth and innovation at our school, which the Indiana University Board of Trustees recently named in honor of two giants of American foreign policy—Rep. Lee H. Hamilton and Sen. Richard G. Lugar. The October announcement accompanied a campaign kickoff to raise $25 million for student scholarships and faculty… Read more »
The Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies Language Workshop reinforced the school’s commitment to the study of critical languages by hosting the Project Global Officers Leadership Meeting Oct. 28-30 at the Indiana Memorial Union on the Bloomington campus.
Summer Language Workshop marks 68th year of intensive study This year, the Summer Language Workshop, a program of the School of Global and International Studies at IU Bloomington, marks its 68th anniversary. Every summer, some 200 students gather to pack a year’s worth of language training into 8 or 9 weeks. The students immerse themselves… Read more »
Kathleen Evans joins IU from leading language program at Arizona State University.
Why do Americans learn a foreign language? For college-bound high school students, it can be something like taking calculus or organic chemistry – it looks good on a transcript. For a previous generation, perhaps, it was a mark of refinement.
As democracies emerge in states once behind the Iron Curtain, there’s resistance to the human rights piece, according to documentary filmmaker Marty Pack. “These states are using Catholicism and Orthodoxy as a tool to undermine human rights,” she argues. The particular human rights she’s been investigating through the dual channels of scholarship and filmmaking are those… Read more »
It was Friday, June 9, and Indiana University School of Global and International Studies Dean Lee Feinstein was welcoming participants in IU’s Summer Language Workshop to Bloomington and the School. “So, did anyone watch TV yesterday morning?” Feinstein inquired of the crowd gathered in the auditorium.