Lectures Archive

  • International Relations Practice: Making Sense of Multilateral Disarmament Diplomacy

    February 27, 2014
      Part of the DGA Global Policy Series. Dr. Patrick McCarthy is currently Program Specialist at the United Nations coordinating the development of small arms control standards.  Before his position at the United Nations, he was Coordinator at the Geneva Forum where he worked on raising awareness of new and emerging issues, supporting [...]
  • DGA Colloquium: Mary King

    February 26, 2014
    Part of the DGA Colloquium on Civil Resistance Mary King is a professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the United Nations affiliated University for Peace, a political scientist, and author of several publications. She is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and has a doctorate in international politics from Aberystwyth University, Wales. She [...]
  • Beyond the Culture of Fear and Insecurity: International Dialogue and Peace in the 21st Century

    February 19, 2014
      Professor Jean Marc Coicaud delivers the keynote address for the 2014 Barbara L. and Norman C. Tanner Center for Non-Violent Human Rights Advocacy Annual International Conference on Human Rights, Conflict Resolution, Non-Violence, and Peace at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Special Screening - Return to Mogadishu: Remembering Black Hawk Down

    February 18, 2014
    DGA Ph.D. Roundtable Special Screening - Return to Mogadishu: Remembering Black Hawk Down With: Melissa Jane Kronfeld, DGA Ph.D. Student Mary Beth Minnis, Documentarian
  • Foreclosing the Future: The World Bank and the Politics of Environmental Destruction

    February 06, 2014
    Bruce Rich is a Washington DC based attorney who has worked as senior counsel concerning international environmental issues for major U.S. environmental organizations, and has testified in numerous Congressional hearings on U.S. participation in international financial institutions. He is the author of Mortgaging The Earth (Beacon Press, Boston, [...]
  • Capitalism of the 21st Century Wealthy Elites and Economic Democracy

    January 29, 2014
    Dr. Andres Solimano holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is founder and Chairman of the International Center for Globalization and Development (CIGLOB) based in Santiago, Chile. He is a research associate of Universidad Mayor. Previously, he was also a Regional Advisor at the United Nations Economic [...]
  • The Presentation of Law in Everyday Life

    December 05, 2013
    Dr. Jens Meierhenrich is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and previously taught for a decade at Harvard University, where he was an Assistant Professor of Government and of Social Studies. He is the author of several books, articles, and chapters. He just completed his book Lawfare [...]
  • Uncertainty and Responsibility for Harm Abroad

    December 03, 2013
    Christian Barry is Director of the Centre for Moral, Social, and Political Theory (CMSPT) in the School of Philosophy at the Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), Australian National University. He also hosts Public Ethics Radio, an online audio broadcast with ethicists discussing timely and important practical dilemmas. Barry has served as [...]
  • Can We Have Global Policy without Global Knowledge

    November 20, 2013
    Dr. Aakash Singh Rathore, Visiting Scholar, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Research on Africa

    November 19, 2013
    Dr. Komlan Agbedahin & Dr. Stella Nyanzi.
  • Muslim Women in Kenya

    November 14, 2013
    Dr. Ousseina Alidou is Associate Professor in the Department of African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures, and Director of the Center for African Studies at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.Her research focuses mainly on the study of women’s discourses and literacy practices in Afro-Islamic societies; African women’s agency [...]
  • Justice and Healing in Syria

    November 14, 2013
    Jonathan Shannon, Hunter College and Edward Ziter, NYU. Jonathan Shannon is a cultural anthropologist who specializes in aesthetics, musical performance, and cultural politics in the Arab world and Mediterranean. He has conducted ethnographic field research in Syria, Morocco, Spain, and France and is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, [...]
  • Talk by Sarah Holewinski

    November 13, 2013
    Sarah Holewinski is executive director of Center for Civilians in Conflict and leads the organization’s advocacy efforts to make warring parties more responsible for civilian protection and harm. Holewinski is a frequent commentator on civilian protection issues in publications counting The New York Times, Foreign Policy, andWashington Post. Prior [...]
  • Monitoring Justice in Argentina: The ESMA Trials

    November 07, 2013
    Ram Natarajan, Researcher of Anthropology, NYU and Sam Ferguson, Lawyer/Journalist. Ram Natarajan studies the effects of violence on those who commit injuries and those who suffer injuries, the politics of prosecuting former collaborators of dismantled regimes, and the everyday responses of officers and soldiers to government criminalization of [...]
  • Somali Pirate Networks

    October 31, 2013
    Dr. Charles Thomas currently serves as an Assistant Professor of African History at the United States Military Academy. Dr. Thomas holds a Master of Arts in History from the University of Texas and recently defended his Dissertation, “The Tanzanian People’s Defense Force: An Exercise in Nation Building,” in May of 2012. In addition, he is a co- [...]
  • DGA Global Ethics Conference

    October 24, 2013
    The Student Association of Global Affairs,  in cooperation with the Rutgers Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA), and the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs hosted the DGA Global Ethics Conference on October 24, 2013. The conference brought together established scholars and advanced graduate students [...]
  • Genocide Prevention and Global Justice

    October 10, 2013
    Adama Dieng, UN Sec-General Special Adviser on Genocide Prevention. Mr. Dieng has served as Registrar of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda since 2001. He began his career as Registrar of the Regional and Labour Courts in Senegal, and served as Registrar of the Supreme Court of Senegal for six years. From 1982 to 2001, Mr. Dieng [...]
  • Historical Changes in the Spatial Organization of the Sierra Leone-Guinea System

    October 03, 2013
    Dr. Allen Howard teaches and does research in African and Atlantic history. His research focuses geographically on the upper Guinea coast area of West Africa and topically on ethnicity, commerce, and urban social life. He has written extensively on the application of spatial analysis to African history. Along with Michael Adas, he has taken a [...]
  • Predicting International Relations

    October 03, 2013
    Director of Research at the National Center for Scientific Research Sciences Po Dr. Ariel Colonomos earned a degree in business and administration from the University of Paris-Dauphine and  degree in philosophy from the University of Paris X.  He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (IEP).  During his [...]
  • Protection of Civilians and Responsibility to Protect

    October 02, 2013
    Dr. 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 [...]


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