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 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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2018-2019 “Us vs. Them: Taming the Biology of Otherness” Speaker Series

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 “Women Waging Peace” Malcolm Potts, MD, PhD, Professor of the Graduate School, Public Health, University of California Berkeley 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. in 909 Renaissance Park Presented by Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, Master of Public Health Program, and Department of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies Learn more here….
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Spring 2018 “Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series

Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies: Spring 2018 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, January 23, 2018 “Rituals of Resilience” Carie Hersh…
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Upcoming Events

09/11/2018

Is Cyber Resilience Possible?

Please join us for a presentation by John Manferdelli, Professor of the Practice and Executive Director of the Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute at Northeastern University, for the first Fall semester event in the Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series..
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09/19/2018

Women Waging Peace

Dr. Malcolm Potts, MD, PhD, Professor of the Graduate School, Public Health, University of California Berkeley, will be speaking at the first event in the “Us vs. Them: Taming the Biology of Otherness” speaker series…
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10/16/2018

Calamity’s Reward: The Elusive Art of Resilience and Repair

Please join us for a presentation by Jeff Howe, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Founding Director of the Media Innovation Program at Northeastern University, for the second Fall semester event in the Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series…
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11/06/2018

The Networked Digital Earth for Climate Adaptation and Resilient Engineering

Please join us for a presentation by Auroop Ganguly, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director, Sustainability & Data Sciences Laboratory (SDS Lab) at Northeastern University, for the third Fall semester event in the Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series..
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11/14/2018

How Poetry and Computing Factor into Our Future

Nick Montfort, Professor of Digital Media in Comparative Media Studies/Writing at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be speaking at the second event in the Fall 2018 “Us vs. Them: Taming the Biology of Otherness” speaker series…
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11/05/2018

Seeing the World: How US Universities Make Knowledge in a Global Era

Please join us for a presentation by Cynthia Miller-Idriss, Professor of Education and Sociology at the American University in Washington, DC…
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12/04/2018

Corporate Security in a Global Environment

Please join us for a presentation by AJ Jamgochian and Justin Ricker from the Global Security Team at VERTEX Pharmaceuticals, for the fourth and final Fall 2018 semester event in the Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies speaker series…
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