Global Studies’s Updates

  • Virtual Lightning Talks: Twelfth Global Studies Conference

    Virtual sessions are designed for presenters who are not able to be present in person at the conference. Travel, funding, and schedule can sometimes make it difficult for participants to attend the conference in-person. In order to support more incl...More

  • Evi Fitriani Joins the Global Studies Advisory Board

    The Global Studies Advisory Board is honored to welcome our newest member – Evi Fitriani

     
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  • 2018 Plenary Speaker - Roberta Guerrina

    The Eleventh Global Studies Conference is pleased to announce Roberta Guerrina as a 2018 Plenary Speaker. 

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  • Derrick Nault Joins the Global Studies Advisory Board

    The Global Studies Advisory Board is honored to welcome our newest member  – Derrick Nault. 

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  • 2018 Plenary Speaker – Darren J. O’Byrne

    The Eleventh Global Studies Conference is pleased to announce Darren J. O’Byrne as a 2018 Plenary Speaker

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  • Renowned Sociologist Ulrich Beck Has Died

    Below is an excerpt from an article concerning the death of Ulrich Beck, who was a Plenary Speaker at the Fifth Global Studies Conference in 2012.

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  • These 8 Places in Europe Could Be the Next to Try for Independence

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    washingtonpost.com | Article Link | by Rick Noack

    Given Europe's complicated history and cultural diversity, the existence of independence-minded groups and regions is...More

  • As Ebola's Spread Continues, Warnings of an Inadequate Global Response

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    nationalgeographic.com | Article Link | by Karen Weintraub

    The battle against Ebola is winnable, public health officials say, but a growing chorus of institut...More

  • Myanmar's Young Tourism Entrepreneurs

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    bbc.com | Article Link | by Kayleigh Long

    Since almost five decades of rule by a military junta came to an end in Myanmar (also known as Burma) in 2011, a growing number of touri...More

  • Remittances and Growth: Gone Missing

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    economist.com | Article Link | by S.H

    Can remittances help poor countries to grow rich? In many countries, the money received from workers who are toiling abroad represents a signifi...More