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Fall 2016 “Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series

Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies: Fall 2016

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, October 4, 2016

“Germany’s Policy on Stabilization and Crisis Prevention: Addressing the Root Causes of Conflict and Migration”

Dr. Ralf Horlemann, Consul General of Germany in Boston

Learn more here.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

“Terrorism and Cybersecurity: 21st Century Threats to Global Security”

Panel featuring:

Kerstin Vignard, Chief of Operations and Deputy to the Director – United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research

Max Abrahms, Assistant Professor, Political Science

Denise Garcia, Associate Professor, Political Science & International Affairs

Learn more here.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

“When Elephants Fight” Film Screening (on the subject of mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo and ensuing violence)

Remarks and Q&A with J.D. Stier, Campaign director of “Stand for Congo”

*Hosted in partnership with the Brudnick Center on Conflict and Violence

Learn more here.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

“Current Issues in Diplomacy”

Dorothy Ngutter, U.S. Department of State Diplomat in Residence for the Northwest Region, NU Alumna (Communications and Political Science)

*Hosted in partnership with the Department of Cultures, Societies & Global Studies

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

“Nuclear Proliferation and World Security”

Monica Herz, Professor at the Pontifical Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro, and founder of Global South Unit for Mediation

Learn more here.


Published On: November 29, 2016 |
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