Topic: Watson

Carlton College’s Adeeb Khalid, a historian with expertise in South Asia, described how the Chinese Communist Party’s “transhistorical” identity conflicts with the Uyghur’s Turkic ethnic identity, which dates back to the days of the Russian Empire.

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Visiting lecturer details mass internment of ethnic Uyghurs in China

October 23, 2019 0 comments

In light of recent media attention on the ongoing mass detention of the Uyghur Muslims in China, Carlton College’s Professor of Asian Studies and History Adeeb Khalid spoke on the history of the people and their relationship to the Chinese government.

Uberoi began the Watson’s First-Year and Sophomore Speaker Series, and advised attendees against compromising their values for a career.

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Watson speaker series kicks off with alum

October 4, 2019 0 comments

Yesterday, a group of students gathered at tables in the Kim Koo Library to hear Nimita Uberoi ’15 share her belief in the importance of critical thinking and personal values.

Current U.S. ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim may serve as ambassador to Indonesia following his Senate confirmation. In his talk, he stressed the importance of the Indo-Pacific region in U.S. relations.

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U.S. ambassador to Philippines speaks at Watson

September 25, 2019 0 comments

U.S. ambassador to the Philippines, Sung Kim P’22, spoke about the importance of U.S. involvement and foreign policy in the Indo-Pacific during a forum titled “Old Friends, New Frontiers” at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Tuesday.

Watson starts military fellowship program

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Watson starts military fellowship program

April 18, 2019 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs is establishing a program to bring mid-level U.S. military officers to campus for one-year fellowships after receiving a $1 million grant from The Carnegie Corporation of New York earlier this month.

Hinch ’20: IR concentration needs reform, but not like this

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Hinch ’20: IR concentration needs reform, but not like this

March 13, 2019 1 comment

To be honest, I have never been a passionate supporter of the International Relations concentration, and I have spent most of my time at Brown debating whether to continue my studies in IR or pursue a concentration in which I found fewer faults.

Watson Institute plans to merge three concentrations, IR Director to step down

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Watson Institute plans to merge three concentrations, IR Director to step down

March 6, 2019 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs intends to combine three of its concentrations — Development Studies, International Relations and Public Policy — into a single concentration called “International and Public Affairs.”

Blanchard, president emerita of the community development organization BakerRipley and former Swearer Center Social Entrepreneur in Residence, was involved with the response and restoration of the city of Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvery. She aims to bring her real world experience to students in the University’s MPA Program.

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New Watson senior fellow to teach Master of Public Affairs seminar

February 14, 2019 0 comments

Angela Blanchard, recently named senior fellow at the Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs, will teach a Master of Public Affairs seminar this spring titled MPA 2772: “Disaster, Displacement and Response: A Practitioner, People-Focused Lens on Urban Policy & Practice”…

Students and faculty at the Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs are engaged in conversation about the prospect of combining the concentrations of  International Relations, Development Studies and Public Policy into one concentration.

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Report suggests combining Watson concentrations

October 29, 2018 0 comments

Last April, the Office of the Dean of the College led a review of the three undergraduate concentrations affiliated with the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.

Schiff, ranking member of the House intelligence committee, countered Republican opinions regarding Russia’s influence in the 2016 election.

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Schiff talks Russian campaign interference

April 10, 2018 0 comments

The greatest threat currently facing the United States’ democracy comes from within, said U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-CA, during a Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy lecture Monday.

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Letter: Traitors don’t make good fellows

January 31, 2018 6 comments

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