September 17, 2014
Voters in Scotland will go to the polls Thursday to decide whether their country will declare its independence from the United Kingdom. Indiana University experts on Europe and the U.K. offer their perspectives and are available to speak to news media.
September 12, 2014
Padraic Kenney, professor of history and international studies at Indiana University Bloomington, has been elected vice president and president-elect of the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, a worldwide organization of scholars who work in the region.
September 10, 2014
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Karen Elliott House will present a keynote lecture at an Indiana University mini-conference next week on human rights in Saudi Arabia. The conference honors Saudi human-rights activist and IU graduate Mohammad Fahad al-Qahtani.
September 8, 2014
Alwiya S. Omar, a professor in the School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University Bloomington, is one of more than 30 academics who were chosen by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to collaborate with African higher education institutions on curriculum development and training and mentoring of the continent's next generation of scholars.
September 3, 2014
Amid increasing tensions in Ukraine due to Russia's role in backing the separatists, President Barack Obama and other NATO leaders are meeting this week at a summit in Wales to address concerns that the Putin regime may have designs on other former Soviet-era countries. Faculty experts in the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies and IU Maurer School of Law offer their comments.
August 28, 2014
Rajendra K. Pachauri, chairman of the international climate change organization that shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, will give an open public lecture on climate change science and policy Wednesday, Sept. 3, at Indiana University Bloomington.
August 19, 2014
Russ Hanson, a faculty member at Indiana University Bloomington since 1980 and chair of its political science department since 2009, will become the first associate dean of the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies.
August 13, 2014
Airstrikes are continuing on Sunni militants known as the Islamic State to stop their advance on the Kurdish capital of Erbil as U.S. and other world leaders encourage change in Iraq's government. Faculty experts in the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies offer their comments.