Ambassador Richard S. Williamson: Sudan and the Implications for Responsibility to Protect
Buffett Visiting Professor Williamson's recent policy analysis brief for the Stanley Foundation on the Responsibility to Protect.
The Daily Reports on Climate Change/Human Rights Talk
The Daily Northwestern discusses the recent Buffett Center talk: Is Climate Change a Violation of Human Rights?
Stephen Kinzer Op-Ed: Voting for failure in Afghanistan
Faculty affiliate Stephen Kinzer argues in The Guardian that by forcing a flawed model of democracy on Afghans, the U.S. has made Afghanistan less stable and less democratic.
The Daily Reports on Stedman Foreign Policy Talk
The Daily Northwestern discusses the recent Buffett Center talk: American Foreign Policy and the Challenges of the 21st Century
The Daily Reports on Esfandiari Iran/Human Rights Talk
The Daily Northwestern covers the recent Buffett Center talk: My Prison, My Home: One Woman’s Story of Captivity in Iran
Richard Joseph Op-Ed: Tackling HIV/AIDS in Africa
Faculty affiliate and REACH principal investigator Richard Joseph discusses recent advances and challanges in tackling AIDS and its consequences in Africa.
Stephen Kinzer Op-Ed: A New Role for Turkey
Faculty affiliate Stephen Kinzer argues in The Boston Globe that the recent diplomatic breakthrough with Armenia is a first step in Turkey becoming a leader of the the Islamic world.
Ambassador Richard S. Williamson Congressional Testimony on Sudan
Williamson, Buffett Visiting Professor, testified before Congress' African Subcommittee on the shifting situation in Southern Sudan.
Ambassador Richard S. Williamson Op-Ed: One Afghan, One Vote
Williamson, Buffett Visiting Professor, argues in The Weekly Standard that the United States ignores election fraud in Afghanistan at its own peril.
Ambassador Richard S. Williamson Article: Afghanistan’s Historic Election
Williamson, Roberta Buffett Visiting Professor in International Studies, led the International Republican Institute’s (IRI) election observer mission in Afghanistan.
Roger Cohen and Haleh Esfandiari to Discuss Recent Upheaval in Iran
The Buffett Center is bringing
two eminent speakers to Northwestern this fall to provide perspective on the recent election and subsequent civil unrest in Iran.
The Buffett Center and the Center for Global Engagement welcome home the 44 participants of this year’s Global Engagement Summer Institute (GESI).
GESI participants were placed in teams of three to five students at ten NGOs in India, Uganda and Argentina to implement community development projects.
Stephen Kinzer Op-Ed: Democracy, made in Iran
Faculty affiliate Stephen Kinzer argues in The Guardian that by using images of Muhammad Mossadeq Iran's protesters are signalling they want to win reform without US intervention.
Brian Hanson Awarded Community Building Award
Brian Hanson, Associate Director of the Buffett Center, has been awarded the Community Building Award in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.
Stephen Kinzer Op-Ed: Iran is the key
Faculty affiliate Stephen Kinzer argues in The Guardian that the United States cannot afford a conventional thinker as special envoy to Iran.
The Daily Reports on Buffett Center Talk on Sex Trafficking
The Daily Northwestern covers the highly successful Buffett Center Talk: Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery
2009 Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Research Grant Competition For Northwestern Faculty, Graduate & Undergraduate Students Opens
Grants will fund individual and group projects on Modern Turkey in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences.
FIG and EHESS Win Grant in African Studies
The partnership will send Northwestern PhD students to Paris, to Marseilles, and to EHESS’s partner universities in Africa and will bring EHESS students to Northwestern.
NU GO Website Will Profile International Programs
The Buffett Center is building a comprehensive profile of international programs at Northwestern: the Northwestern University Global Opportunities (NU GO) website.
Northwestern and Brazil’s Fundação Getúlio Vargas Begin Multifaceted Collaboration
The Fundação Getúlio Vargas is home to Brazil’s premier business, social science, and law programs, as well as the country’s most important 20th-century political archives.