Lectures Archive

  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Governance

    February 10, 2017
    On January 25, 2017, Samir Goswami who helps develop strategies and implementation plans to integrate fair labor practices and human rights into business practices came to talk to DGA students about the importance of corporate social responsibility and different ways in which it can be achieved. Drawing on his own experiences in the non-profit [...]
  • Sustainability in Corporate Management

    February 10, 2017
    Silke Jolowicz from Oekom Research joined us for our last colloquium in 2016 to talk about "Sustainability in Corporate Management - Performance Assessment and Sustainability Rating." Colloquium held on November 28, 2016
  • UN Peacemaking and Conflict Prevention

    October 31, 2015
    Aleksandr Ilitchev, Senior Officer, Asia & the Pacific Division, Department of Political Affairs, United Nations Secretariat Dr. Illichev has been a career diplomat with the United Nations Secretariat since 1992.  His areas of responsibility include Northeast Asia and the ASEAN Regional Forum. He has accompanied Secretary-General Ban [...]
  • Understanding Transitions in West Africa through Social Networks

    October 17, 2015
    Dr. Olivier Walther, Division of Global Affairs, Rutgers University. Olivier Walther is an Associate Professor at the Department of Border Region Studies at the University of Southern Denmark and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University in the U.S. He is the Africa Editor of the Journal of Borderlands [...]
  • 70 Years after Surviving Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    May 05, 2015
    The year 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the A-bomb droppings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights (CGHR) hosted speakers of the organization Hibakusha Stories.  The mission of Hibakusha Stories is "to pass the legacy of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to a new generation [...]
  • Armed Conflict and Terrorism in the Sahara-Sahel

    April 22, 2015
    Dr. Olivier Walther presents "Armed Conflict and Terrorism in the Sahara-Sahel."  Dr. Walther is Associate Professor, Department of Border Region Studies, University of Southern Denmark and Visiting Professor at the Division of Global Affairs.
  • Interview with Dr. Olivier Walther

    April 22, 2015
    Ph.D. Student Meghan Sullivan interviews Dr. Olivier Walther regarding his research on violent extremist networks in North-West Africa.  Dr. Walther is an Associate Professor at the Department of Border Region Studies (IFG) at the University of Southern Denmark and a Visiting Professor at the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University. [...]
  • Book Launch: Dr. Juha Uitto

    April 21, 2015
    On Tuesday, April 21st 2015 Dr. Juha Uitto discussed his edited volume "Evaluating Environment in International Development." Dr. Sulan Chen also delivered remarks as a contributor to the book. Juha Uitto is the Director of the Independent Evaluation Office at the Global Environment Facility (GEF). Dr. Sulan Chen is Program Adviser [...]
  • Law of Armed Conflict: Origins, Evolution, Modern Challenges

    April 06, 2015
    Vesselin Popovski, Vice Dean of the Law School and Executive Director of the Centre for UN Studies, O.P. Jindal Global University. Dr. Popovski undertakes research and post-graduate teaching and supervision in the field of international relations, peace and security, international law, human rights, international criminal justice, and [...]
  • The Justice System of the United Nations

    April 01, 2015
    Marc Vaucher, Conflict Resolution Officer in the United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services.
  • Interview with DGA Ph.D. Alumnus Dr. Arkadiusz Mironko

    March 31, 2015
    Ph.D. student Meghan Sullivan interviews Ph.D. alumnus of the Division of Global Affairs Dr. Arkadiusz Mironko. They discuss his newest book "Determinants of FDI Flows within Emerging Economies: A Case Study of Poland" as well as the process of completing his Ph.D. at DGA.
  • Book Discussion: Determinants of FDI Flows Within Emerging Economies: A Case Study of Poland

    March 31, 2015
    DGA graduate Arkadiusz Mironko discusses his book “Determinants of FDI Flows Within Emerging Economies: A Case Study of Poland”. Slides from the presentation: PPT - March 31, 2015 Part of Palgrave Macmillan’s series “Studies in Economic Transition”, the book analyzes and identifies the location patterns of FDI across different regions in Poland [...]
  • Crisis of Global Sustainability

    March 25, 2015
    Tapio Kanninen, Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the Project on Sustainable Global Governance at the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, Graduate Center of The City University of New York.
  • Turkey and the EU: The Context Changes Yet Again

    March 04, 2015
    On March 4th, 2015  Dr. Yale Ferguson held a workshop “Turkey and the EU: The Context Changes Yet Again.” The presentation was apart of the Global Affairs Faculty Seminar. The Global Affairs Faculty Seminar is a series held by DGA faculty and is geared toward finding the global affairs niche within academia and developing the discipline, as well [...]
  • Gender Recruitment and ISIS

    February 25, 2015
    Sarah Weirich is a doctoral candidate in Political Science at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. She have completed two Master's degrees: one in Near and Middle East Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), UK, and the other in Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University. Sarah Weirich have also received a [...]
  • Advice on Conducting Field Research Abroad: Experiences from Russia and China

    February 18, 2015
    Ph.D. Candidate Michael Zboray shares his field research experience in Russia and China. Michael received a fellowship from IREX Individual Advanced Research Opportunities program, sponsored by U.S. Department of State that provided him with the opportunity to perform research abroad: I recently had the opportunity to conduct a half-year of field [...]
  • Governing Military Technologies in the 21st Century: Ethics and Operations

    February 11, 2015
    On February 11th, 2014, Richard O'Meara presented a lecture “Governing Military Technologies in the 21st Century: Ethics and Operations.” The presentation is part of the Global Affairs Faculty Seminar . The Global Affairs Faculty Seminar is a series held by DGA facultyand is geared toward finding the global affairs niche within academia and [...]
  • Incorporating International Relations Theory into Global Affairs Research and Writing

    February 04, 2015
    On February 4th, 2015  Dr. Yale Ferguson held a workshop “Incorporating International Relations Theory into Global Affairs Research and Writing.” The presentation was apart of the Global Affairs Faculty Seminar. The Global Affairs Faculty Seminar is a series held by DGA faculty and is geared toward finding the global affairs niche within [...]
  • Work hard for the Kims! An Examination of North Korea’s History and Ideology Through the Country’s Propaganda Paintings

    January 28, 2015
    Scott Fisher, Ph.D. Student, Division of Global Affairs – Rutgers University, discusses North Korean propaganda.  
  • The Khmer Rouge Tribunal as a Transitional Justice Mechanism

    December 03, 2014
    Professor Jaya Ramji-Nogales specializes in immigration law, international law, procedure and process. She currently teaches civil procedure, evidence, gender and migration, and refugee law and policy.  Prof. Ramji-Nogales’ research areas include empirical assessment of asylum adjudication, international and comparative migration law, and [...]

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