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New Sigma Iota Rho Members Inducted

On April 12, 2017, the Delta Xi Chapter Sigma Iota Rho (SIR) Honors Society for International Studies held its annual induction ceremony at Rutgers Newark.    DGA Associate Director Natalie Jesionka and current SIR president Sabrina Axster welcomed new inductees. The Honors Society issues an [...]

2017 Colloquium Series - “The Global Refugee Crisis And When Humanitarian Interventions Are No Longer Enough”

Join us on April 12 for the weekly global affairs colloquium co-hosted by the Division of Global Affairs and the Student Association of Global Affairs. This week Stephanie Hammond, World Vision Humanitarian Policy Advisor with extensive field experience in international conflict zones and disaster areas and a specific [...]

2017 Colloquium Series - "The Global Environmental Agenda and Paradiplomacy by Sub-National State Actors"

Join us for the weekly global affairs colloquium on April 5 with Martina Muller, International Affairs Advisor at the São Paulo State Secretariat for the Environment. Every week the Division of Global Affairs and the Student Association of Global Affairs jointly organize a talk as part of their speaker series. This week, Ms. Muller [...]

2017 Colloquium Series - "Human Trafficking Myths and Reality”

You've probably heard of global human trafficking, but what does it actually mean? Join us on Wednesday, March 29, 2:30 – 4:30 pm, Dana Room (Dana Library, 4th floor), for our weekly colloquium with DGA Associate Director Natalie Jesionka. This talk breaks down the complexity of global human trafficking and aims to dispel popular myths about [...]

2017 Colloquium Series - “South South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development"

Join us for our weekly global affairs speaker series! On March 22, Kennedy Chesoli from the Secretariat of the Development Cooperation Forum at the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, will join us to discuss “South South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development”. In light of the beginning of the [...]

DGA MS Student Audrey Nguyen Interviews Emilie McGlone

DGA MS student Audrey Nguyen interviewed Emilie McGlone, the International Coordinator of the New York-based office for Peace Boat US. Check out her article here!

2017 Colloquium Series - “Ethnic Narratives Matter”

The Rutgers Division of Global Affairs (DGA) and the Student Association of Global Affairs (SAGA) are pleased to invite you to our weekly colloquium and the Spring 2017 Faculty Spotlight.    This week, DGA Director Richard O’Meara, will join us for a dramatic presentation on why ethnic narratives matter. He will perform tales from the [...]

2017 Colloquium Series - “Decolonizing World Politics: India and China Today on Film”

The Division of Global Affairs (DGA) and the Student Association for Global Affairs (SAGA) jointly organize a weekly colloquium which brings students together with international affairs experts, practitioners and thinkers.   This week, Professor L.H.M. Ling, Professor of International Affairs at the New [...]

2017 Colloquium Series - Former UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell on “Relations with the Private Sector”

Join us on February 22 for our weekly colloquium series. This week we will feature a talk with Mr. Georg Kell, founder and former Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact who will talk about “Relations with the Private Sector”. The talk will take place on Wednesday, 22 February, in the Dana Room (Dana Library, 4th floor) from 2 [...]

2017 Colloquium Series - 2016 US Presidential Election: “The Battleground”

Join us on February 8th when Shahram Hashemi will show us his latest documentary on the 2016 US Presidential Election: “The Battleground”. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session and will take place in Dana Room (Dana Library, 4th floor) from 2:30 - 4:30 pm.    Shahram Hashemi is a Producer and Documentary Filmmaker at The [...]

Professor Chebel d’Appollonia Speaks on her Project ‘Violence in America’

Professor Ariane Chebel d'Appollonia will be presenting at the Marc Holzer PhD. Colloquium Series on Thursday, February 2nd in CPS 309, from 12 noon - 1 p.m. The talk will be focused on her latest project entitled, "Violence in America: Identity Politics in a Multi/Post Racial Society."  

Yale H. Ferguson Honored at ISA's 58th Annual Convention

Congratulations to one of DGA's founders and Professional Fellow, Yale Ferguson, on his recognition at the upcoming 2017 International Studies Association Convention. The History and International Section of the International Studies Association has scheduled a Distinguished Scholar panel and reception at its 58th Annual Convention in Baltimore, [...]

International Studies Association Honors DGA Professorial Fellow Yale H. Ferguson

The History and International Section of the International Studies Association will have a Distinguished Scholar panel and reception at its 58th Annual Convention in Baltimore, MD honoring DGA Professorial Fellow Yale H. Ferguson and his frequent co-author Richard W. Mansbach. The panel will be on Wednesday February 22nd in the PACA Room [...]

Military Leaders Speak Out Against Torture

We want to give a special shout out to our director, Dr. Richard O’Meara, who alongside other prominent military officials voiced his opposition to the use of torture. The attached lettersigned by over a hundred retired military personnel is a testament to the commitment of our armed forces, regardless of political party, to uphold [...]

2017 Colloquium Series - Peaceboat: Voyages for Peace and Diplomacy

Join us on February 1st when Emilie McGlone will talk to us about “Peaceboat: Voyages for Peace and Diplomacy” as part of the Global Affairs Speaker Series. The series is co-hosted by the Rutgers Division of Global Affairs (DGA) and the Student Association of Global Affairs (SAGA) and takes place every Wednesday from 2:30 – 4:30 pm in the Dana [...]

Dr. Simon Reich Publishes Piece in Policy Forum

On January 25, 2017, Professor Simon Reich published a piece entitled, "Shredding the Washington Playbook: President Trump and the Future of US Policy in Asia," featured in Policy Forum. His article explores Trump's deviation from orthodox American foreign policy positions and the implications for US relations with Asia. Further articles [...]

2017 Colloquium Series - Corporate Social Responsibility & Governance

Join us on January 25th when Samir Goswami will talk to us about “Syfy Channel's Incorporated®, Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance”. The talk will take place at 2:30 pm and will be held in the Dana Room, Dana Library (4th floor).    Samir Goswami helps develop strategies and implementation plans to integrate fair labor [...]

2017 Colloquium Series - Climate Change Resilience & Inequalities

The Global Affairs Speaker Series co-hosted by the Rutgers Division of Global Affairs (DGA) and the Student Association of Global Affairs (SAGA) is back for the Spring 2017 Semester. Join us on January 18th when Dr. Diana Alarcon, Chief of the Development Strategy and Policy Unit in the Development Policy Analysis Division, UN Department [...]

December 8th - Urban Transformation and Global Leadership Course Workshop

The Rutgers Division of Global Affairs (DGA) is pleased to invite you to attend Professor Clayton Walton's workshop on his upcoming course, Urban Transformation and Global Leadership, available to DGA students in Spring 2017. The workshop will take place tomorrow, December 8th, in Conklin 233 at 4:30 - 6:00 pm. Those who are not able to [...]

2017 Global Affairs Conference

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