Tag Archive: Conflict and Security

Professor Terra Lawson-Remer featured on HBO’s VICE Documentary Series

GPIA Professor Terra Lawson-Remer was featured on HBO’s Vice Documentary Series in an episode in season 2 focusing on The Resource Curse. Lawson-Remer was contacted by HBO to provide expert opinion on the situation in Papua New Guinea where abundant natural resources are fueling civil conflict and environmental destruction instead of contributing to peace and prosperity. Having written extensively …

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Looking Back at Women’s History Month at Milano

In March Milano celebrated Women’s History Month by engaging students, alumnae, faculty, and staff in conversations about women’s role in challenging orthodoxy, workplace leadership, and the media. On March 14 the panel discussion entitled “Feminist Critique: Contributions to International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy“ highlighted and debated the unique contributions of feminist perspectives in pursuing alternative analyses, frameworks, and movements in …

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Book Launch: Preventing Violent Conflicts in Africa: Inequalities, Perceptions and Institutions, co-edited by GPIA Prof. Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

Today is the official book launch for Preventing Violent Conflicts in Africa: Inequalities, Perceptions and Institutions, a publication co-edited by GPIA professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr. The book is a product of JICA Research Institute (JICA-RI)’s five-year research project, and analyzes the interactions of horizontal inequalities (HIs), people’s perceptions and institutions, as well as their impacts on stability and conflict risks in sub-Saharan African countries.

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The Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention

Do you think you have an idea to prevent mass atrocities? USAID wants to pay you to hear about them! Visit the website (here) to find out more about how to enter and compete for cash prizes. This is also a great way to build a resume.  

Student Spotlight: Dinka Dumicic

Dinka

“The main focus of the performance was to tackle the notions of autonomy and decision making process within the machine in relation to human beings. The starting point was to problematize the binary nature of the flying device juxtaposed to the human nature that is far more complex than just ones and zeroes. ” – Dinka Dumicic

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