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Former Tel Aviv professor lectures on Israel’s first prime minister

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Former Tel Aviv professor lectures on Israel’s first prime minister

November 29, 2017 0 comments

Anita Shapira, head of Rabin Center, discusses Israel’s founding leader for Watson event.

University named best in nation for Brazilian studies

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University named best in nation for Brazilian studies

November 28, 2017 0 comments

Growing up in the United States, Fernando Guimaraes ’18 was never able to connect with U.S. history like his peers.

In the panel Tuesday night, filmmaker Sebastian Junger predicted that a civil war will not occur in the Unites States because citizens can express their unrest through democratic institutions, such as the court system.

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‘Hell on Earth’ prompts discussion of Syrian civil war

November 28, 2017 0 comments

Sebastian Junger discussed the documentary “Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS,” following a screening at the Watson Institute.

Chipkin talks turmoil, democracy in South Africa

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Chipkin talks turmoil, democracy in South Africa

October 26, 2017 0 comments

Ivor Chipkin, founding director of the Public Affairs Research Institute, delivered a lecture titled “Does Democracy Have a Future in South Africa.”

Singh awarded for paper on ethnic diversity

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Singh awarded for paper on ethnic diversity

October 10, 2017 0 comments

Prerna Singh received the 2016 Best Paper Award from the Comparative Political Studies Journal.

Watson Institute to see extensive renovations, construction of new building

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Watson Institute to see extensive renovations, construction of new building

September 25, 2017 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs is expanding into a new complex consisting of four buildings and an outdoor plaza.

DNC Chair Tom Perez ’83 P’18 named Watson senior fellow

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DNC Chair Tom Perez ’83 P’18 named Watson senior fellow

September 17, 2017 0 comments

Chair of the Democratic National Committee Tom Perez ’83 P’18 will lead a study group at the University this fall.

Congressman discusses political polarization

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Congressman discusses political polarization

April 12, 2017 0 comments

“What is the most important political problem facing the world today?” asked Dan Maffei ’90, former representative from New York

Todd Stern discusses future of climate, energy policy

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Todd Stern discusses future of climate, energy policy

March 8, 2017 0 comments

“Don’t give up and don’t be resigned” in the fight against climate change, said Todd Stern, former U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change.

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.