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.

 

Spring 2020 “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 RSVPs encouraged. Tuesday, January 14, 2020  “When the Lines Blur: Resiliency…
Read more »

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:…
Read more »

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…
Read more »

View All News >>

Upcoming Events

02/12/2020

Remaking Globalization **EVENT FULL**

**This event is currently full – please be advised that if you have not already RSVP’d, there may not be space** This lecture is part of the 2019-2020 “Challenging the Liberal World Order” Speaker Series. Globalization is in trouble, attacked from both the right and the left. The roots of the backlash go to the…
Read more »

02/18/2020

Considering the Last Mile Problem in Food System Resilience

“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event Christopher Bosso is professor of public policy and politics at Northeastern University. His areas of interest include food and environmental policy, science and technology policy, and the governance of emerging technologies. His newest books are Framing the Farm Bill: Interests, Ideology, and the Agricultural Act…
Read more »

03/17/2020

CANCELLED: American Dunkirk: Improvising Disaster Response

DUE TO COVID-19, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED   “Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event Tricia Wachtendorf is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Delaware and Director of the world-renown Disaster Research Center – the oldest center in the world focused on the social science aspects of disaster. Over the past two decades, her research…
Read more »

04/14/2020

CANCELLED: Multiple Forms of Resilience Concerning Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS)

DUE TO COVID-19, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED “Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event Phil Brown is University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Health Science at Northeastern University, where he directs the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute and its PFAS Project lab, which has grants from NSF to study social…
Read more »