Past News and Events
International Studies Advisory Board Member Thomas Finan, Ph.D. (Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies) was featured on irishcentral.com about his use of drone technology in his archaeological research in Ireland.
Check out this Budapest Timelapse from SLU student Doug Flaherty during his semester abroad at Pazmany Peter University in Budapest, Hungary.
Congratulations to Nebu Kolenchery who received the Outstanding Senior Award - congratulations, Nebu!
Gerardo Camilo, Ph.D. (Biology) was featured in the Puerto Rican newspaper El Nuevo Día discussing the recent population decline of pollinators, particularly bees.
Laura Kromjak, MA, and Visiting Fleming Fellow in the Center for International Studies, was featured in The University News about her research on the impact of trans-generational trauma on the Bosnian community in St. Louis.
International Studies major Lizzie Corcoran was featured in a SLU Newslink story:
Laura Kromjak, former Visiting Fleming Fellow in the Center for International Studies, was interviewed for a KWMU-FM 90.7 article about her research on the impact of trans-generational trauma on the Bosnian community in St. Louis.Congratulations, Laura!
Dr. David Borgmeyer and the Grueber Awardees for 2014 (left to right): Dr. Bert Barry, Ms. Julia Brucks, Ms. Sara Rahim and Dr. David Borgmeyer. Dr. Carolina Aznar is not pictured.
The Center for International Studies will present the eighth annual Paul Garcia Lecture
"The Rwandan Genocide 20 Years Later: Moral Dilemmas and Political Accountability in Africa Today."
Father Elias Omondi Opongo SJ, Ph.D. will present his lecture on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 3:00pm in the Center for Global Citizenship auditorium. He is the esteemed visiting international Jesuit professor of social justice this semester and Director of the Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations in Nairobi, Kenya. Fr. Opongo has served in all capacities of peace building from advocacy, research, formation and training to conflict resolution and reconciliation in post-war societies in many parts of Africa. After twenty years, Fr. Opongo will explore the Rwandan genocide through the lens of peace building with applicability to current African conflicts.
The Fourteenth Annual Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas Week program will be held the week of March 31 - April 4, 2014. Atlas Week brings together members of the University community to focus on the global challenges that confront us in the 21st century.
Voices From Syria
This event is open to the public and will not only give insight into what Syrians are enduring every day, but also provide a message of hope, determination, and inspiration to educate the world and inspire them to stand with Syrians in their cause for freedom, dignity, and justice for all. This is a FREE event, however, a $10 donation would be appreciated to cover the cost of the tour.
Branislav Radeljic, Ph.D., Associate Professor in International Politics, School of Law and Social Sciences at the University of London, will present "Europe and the Collapse of Yugoslavia: The Role of Non-State Actors and European Diplomacy". The event is February 20 at 3pm in the Center for Global Citizenship, Room 124. This event is sponsored by the Center for International Studies, The Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the Department of Political Science and the Center for Russian and East European Area Studies.