Past Events

The Paris Attacks: A Northeastern Forum


Please join us for a forum discussion concerning the Paris attacks on the office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The forum will include Professors Val Moghadam, International Affairs and Sociology; Dov Waxman, International Affairs and Political Science; Max Abrahms, Political Science; Shakir Mustafa, World Languages Center; and Gordana Rabrenovic, Sociology.​
4:30 – 6:30 P.M.
310 Renaissance Park

Double Government and the Great Man Theory of History


President’s Day Lecture by Michael J. Glennon, Professor of International Law for The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University.
3:30 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.
240 Egan (Raytheon Amphitheater)

Post-Racism or Post-Justice?


A blunt discussion on race hosted by Northeastern University College Democrats featuring a faculty panel of Associate Professors Carole Bell, Gordana Rabrenovic, and Amy Farrell.
215 Shillman Hall
8:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

Terrorism, Civil War, and Syria: A Thought Experiment


This event is a part of the Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series. The speaker is Dr. James Walsh, Research Associate in the Security Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
4:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
101 Churchill Hall

Ten Theses: Lessons from America’s War for the Greater Middle East


This event is a part of the Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series. The speaker is Professor Andrew Bacevich, Professor Emeritus of International Relations and History at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University.
4:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
101 Churchill Hall

Colloquium on Postcolonialism


As part of the Colloquium on Postcolonialism hosted by the Department on Wednesday, December 3, prominent scholars Omer Bartov, Julian Go, and Liah Greenfeld are the featured guest commentators at a session restricted to faculty and graduate students at the Alumni Center (6th floor of 716 Columbus Avenue) from 1:30-3:00 pm. Professors Bartov, Go, and Greenfeld will comment on…
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Anthropology in War Zones


A Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies event featuring Montgomery McFate, Minerva Chairs, U.S. Naval War College

Interdisciplinary Panel: Perspectives on the collapse of the Berlin Wall


Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this interdisciplinary panel will consider the social, cultural, and political aspects of life with/alongside the Wall.  The significance of the Wall from its construction, collapse, and disappearance, and later to its reconstruction as a memorial site, will be debated. free and open to the public  …
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Virtuelle Mauer / ReConstructing the Wall


A Multimedia Art Project by Tamiko Thiel and Teresa Reuter exploring a section of the Berlin Wall in its former complexity. Additional dates: Thursday, November 13 at 9:00AM to 5:00PM Friday, November 14 at 9:00AM to 1:00PM

Opening Reception: Twenty-five years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall


The opening event will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and reflect upon the role and impact of the Wall not only for Berlin but also for Europe today. Remarks from the Consulate General of Germany Rolf Schuette and CSSH Dean Uta Poiger. Keynote address: Temiko Thiel, Artist Teresa Reuter,…
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