Topic: Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Shazhad Bashir will direct the Middle East Studies program as of July 1st,  hoping to expand the reach of the program and its academic offerings.

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Shahzad Bashir to lead Middle East Studies

February 2, 2018 0 comments

Shahzad Bashir, professor of Islamic humanities, will become the new program director for Middle East Studies after Beshara Doumani, current director and professor of modern Middle East history, steps down this summer.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Traitors don’t make good fellows

January 31, 2018 0 comments

It is disheartening to read that Brown students want to offer Chelsea Manning a visiting fellowship at the Watson Institute.

Ricci GS, Hemmatian Borujeni GS: Invite Chelsea Manning to Watson

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Ricci GS, Hemmatian Borujeni GS: Invite Chelsea Manning to Watson

January 24, 2018 0 comments

Dear Director Edward Steinfeld: On Sept. 15, Dean Douglas Elmendorf of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government rescinded his invitation to Chelsea Manning to be a Visiting Fellow.

Bharara talks importance of public service

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Bharara talks importance of public service

October 30, 2017 0 comments

Since he was fired by President Trump’s administration, Preet Bharara is doing fine.

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Former Prime Minister of Italy talks European Union, Brexit

October 5, 2017 0 comments

Romano Prodi spoke at the Watson Institute of International and Public Affair’s for a talk titled, “The Future of Europe in the Wake of Brexit.”

Atlantic editor-in-chief talks Trump, press

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Atlantic editor-in-chief talks Trump, press

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of the Atlantic, spoke at the University Tuesday to a packed audience.

Atlantic editor-in-chief talks career in journalism

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Atlantic editor-in-chief talks career in journalism

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of The Atlantic, came to the University to talk about the state of the press in the era of Trump.

Watson celebrates 25th anniversary

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Watson celebrates 25th anniversary

March 6, 2017 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016.

Political science professors contextualize global populism

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Political science professors contextualize global populism

March 1, 2017 0 comments

The University cannot stop talking about President Trump.

Watson Institute launches new political podcast

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Watson Institute launches new political podcast

March 1, 2017 0 comments

The voices of Brown’s most renowned scholars have broken out of the classroom and into the airwaves.