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David Coury - The Return of the Ethnostate? The Alternative for Germany (AfD) and the Populist Tide

Over the past decade, Europe has seen a rise in the popularity of right-wing populist parties and Germany has been no exception. While the AfD (Alternative für Deutschland) began as an anti-EU…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 9th, 2020 2 plays 0  

Sarah Myers West - Discriminating Systems: Gender, Race and Power in Artificial Intelligence

The artificial intelligence industry is in the midst of a crisis in diversity and inclusion: while the representation of women in computer science recently fell below levels in the 1960s, inclusion…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on March 3rd, 2020 16 plays 0  

Roundtable on Virtual Classroom Exchange

A virtual exchange involves connecting students from different parts of the world online over a shared project. Faculty from all disciplines use tools like Webex Teams, Google Hangouts and Zoom, and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 21st, 2019 13 plays 0  

Development Economics Consortium

This session will highlight frontiers of research in the area of development economics. The session will include research presentations on a wide range of topics, covering both micro and macro…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 15th, 2019 5 plays 0  

Translating Sustainability in the Middle East and North Africa

9 - 10:30 a.m. : Session One Topics Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite AMODERATOR: Laura Bier; Professor of History and Sociology, Georgia Institute of Technology PANELISTS: …

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 15th, 2019 11 plays 0  

Karim Elgendy - Sustainability in Middle East Cities: Challenges and Opportunities

2 - 4 p.m. : Session Three Topics Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite ASPEAKER:Karim Elgendy, Lead sustainability consultant at Dar, based in London. Elgendy is also the founder…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 15th, 2019 6 plays 0  

New Trends in Foreign Language Pedagogy

9 - 10:30 a.m. : Session One Topics Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite BThis panel of to-the-point six-minute presentations focuses on innovative approaches to foreign language…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 14th, 2019 12 plays 0  

Roundtable on New Directions in Global Education and Discussion of the Global Research Opportunities Workshop (GROW)

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. : Session Two Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite B MODERATOR: Alexandru Balas, Director, Clark Center for Global Engagement, Associate Professor,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 14th, 2019 5 plays 0  

Remarks on the Inaugural Atlanta Global Studies Symposium

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 14th, 2019 9 plays 0  

Building Global and International Studies Programs: Challenges and Opportunites

2:00-4:00 p.m.: Session Three, President's Suite B Global and international studies programs are increasingly popular at colleges and universities. What are the logistical challenges and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 14th, 2019 9 plays 0  

Bringing it Home: Lessons and Next Steps for Building Partnerships in RCE Greater Atlanta

This facilitated, interactive session will analyze and synthesize best practices in promoting RCE Greater Atlanta’s priority SDGs, gleaned from earlier sessions. Priority SDGs include: SDG1-No…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 10th, 2019 14 plays 0  

Jennifer Pohlmann, Michelle LaRocco, Carolina Lopez - Successess and Challenges in Promoting a Sustainable Future: Regional and Global Perspectives from RCEs around the World

This session brings perspectives on sustainable development from RCE colleagues across the globe. From the U.S. Atlantic Coastline to Mexico to Hamburg, the participants will share their experiences…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 10th, 2019 19 plays 0  

Jennifer Hirsch, Kim Smith - Advancing Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Through RCEs

Through multi-sector collaboration and innovative problem-solving, United Nations University has invited regions around the world to form collaborations called Regional Centres of Expertise on…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 10th, 2019 16 plays 0  

Pardis Mahdavi - Innovative Finance for Sustaining Peace: An Explainer

This presentation introduces the concept of innovative finance as a pathway to create sustainable resources to address the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Innovative finance involves adapting…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 8th, 2019 16 plays 0  

Cuba after Fidel: a Roundtable Discussion

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 13th, 2018 1 plays 0