The Center for International Affairs and World Cultures

A leader in global research, curricular innovation, and experiential learning

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 by creating annual programming around a relevant global or international theme. Housed in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, the Center supports and often co-sponsors the activities of area studies programs devoted to multiple geographic regions, while emphasizing thematic concerns that span the globe.

 

Fall 2019 “Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series

    Series presented by: Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, the Northeastern Humanities Center, and the Department of Political Science 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. All talks to take place in 909 Renaissance Park, Northeastern University, 1135 Tremont Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115 (unless otherwise noted) RSVPs encouraged. Tuesday, September 10, 2019  “Black Wave:…
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Spring 2019 “Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series

    Series presented by: Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, the Northeastern Humanities Center, and the Department of Political Science 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. 909 Renaissance Park, Northeastern University, 1135 Tremont Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115 RSVPs encouraged. Tuesday, January 15, 2019  “Urban Resilience – What’s the Role of Water Infrastructure?” Tara Kulkarni…
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Fall 2018 “Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series

Series presented by: Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, the Northeastern Humanities Center, and the Department of Political Science 4:30 – 6 p.m. 909 Renaissance Park, Northeastern University, 1135 Tremont Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115 RSVPs encouraged. Tuesday, September 11, 2018  “Is Cyber Resilience Possible?” John Manferdelli Professor of the Practice; Executive Director of…
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Upcoming Events

09/10/2019

Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan’s 3/11 Disasters

“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event Daniel P. Aldrich is professor and director of the Security and Resilience Program at Northeastern University. He has published five books, more than fifty peer reviewed articles, and written op-eds for The New York Times, CNN, Asahi Shinbun, along with appearing on popular media outlets…
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10/15/2019

Lessons Learned in Building Collaborative Cyber Defenses

“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event     Michael Figueroa is passionate about making cybersecurity more accessible. Through the Advanced Cyber Security Center (ACSC), he is leading efforts that help large enterprises build stronger collaborative defenses both within the organization and across their ecosystems through a multidisciplinary approach for aligning security…
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11/05/2019

Distributing Power Through Renewable Transformation for Climate Resilience

“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event     Jennie C. Stephens is the Director of Northeastern’s School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs and Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science & Policy. She is also the Director for Strategic Research Collaborations at Northeastern’s Global Resilience Institute. Her research, teaching, and community engagement…
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12/03/2019

Can Caribbean Environmental History Teach Us Anything About Resilience?

“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event     Reinaldo Funes Monzote currently works at the History Department at the University of Havana and in the Antonio Nunez Jimenez Foundation in Havana. Visiting professor in the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies at the MacMillan Center, Yale University, between 2015 and…
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