The Center for International Affairs and World Cultures draws on Northeastern University’s many strengths in the study of international institutions and processes, enhancing knowledge of world societies, politics, and cultures. The Center’s activities aim to advance interdisciplinary scholarship, programs of study, and transnational linkages. Housed in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, the Center coordinates the activities of area studies programs devoted to multiple geographic regions, while emphasizing four thematic concerns that span the globe
Former Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga addressed the Northeastern community on Thursday afternoon. October 6th, 2014 In a lecture at Northeastern University on Thursday afternoon, former Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga compared Russian President Vladimir Putin to Peter the Great, the 17th century czar who acquired territory in Latvia, Finland, and Estonia. “I hope the popularity the Russian…
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3Qs with Assistant Professor of Political Science Max Abrahms September 25th, 2014 This week, the U.S. began its counter-terrorism campaign against ISIS, with strategic airstrikes against some of the militant group’s strongholds in Syria and Iraq. America also revealed that it carried out a separate mission against the militant group it called Khorasan. President Obama, in…
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A Development, Democracy and Social Justice Speaker Series event featuring Marina Sitrin, Author and Activist, Global Social Justice Movements.
A Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies event featuring Fred Kaplan, Journalist for Slate, and author of New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize finalist The Insurgents.
A Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies event featuring Scott Borgerson, CEO of CargoMetrics and co-founder of The Arctic Circle
A Development, Democracy and Social Justice Speaker Series event featuring, Andrew Schrank, Professor, Brown University.
A Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies event featuring Montgomery McFate, Minerva Chair, U.S. Naval War College.