Georgetown SFS professor Michael David-Fox wins a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for a book project on how the Soviet system and the WWII German occupation regime intertwined in the Smolensk region.
Sciences-Po exchange student Arthur Favereaux’s final paper for Trump’s Foreign Policy class, which was chosen by Professor Daniel Byman to be highlighted on the SFS website.
Dr. Michael David-Fox, Professor of History at Georgetown University, was selected as a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He was chosen as one of the fellowship awardees from a group of over 3,000 applicants in the Foundation’s 93rd competition.
Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) and the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM), along with the UN Migration Agency, the International Organization for Migration, and the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr organized a conference on “Migration and Displacement in Iraq: Working Towards Durable Solutions.” The conference, which focused on multiple aspects of forced migration, ran from April 19 to 21 in Erbil, Iraq.
The Georgetown University Institute for the Study of Diplomacy’s New Global Commons working group recently published a report entitled “New Challenges to Human Security: Environmental Change and Human Mobility,” which looks at how environmental shifts shape both internal and external patterns of migration and how different actors are responding.
Professor Kelly McFarland and Vanessa Lide of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy (ISD) wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog about the potential effects of climate change on human security. In the piece, they summarize key findings of a recent ISD report on the subject.
The Bridge Initiative, in partnership with the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown, released research results examining American Catholics’ perceptions of Muslims and Islam.
Professor Michael Green takes a comprehensive, ground-breaking look at U.S. strategy in Asia his recently published book By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783.
Just released from Columbia University Press, Arsenault’s book, How the Gloves Came Off: Lawyers, Policy Makers, and Norms in the Debate on Torture, looks at the history of the American norm against torturing prisoners and what changed following the attacks on September 11, 2001.
Dr. Emily Mendenhall, an Assistant Professor of Global Health in the Science, Technology, and International Affairs (STIA) Program in the School of Foreign Service, hosted a panel on a series of papers she co-authored in The Lancet medical journal about syndemics.
American Druze Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow Reem Bailony writes about the history of Syrian migration to the United States. This article was originally published in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies’ Newsmagazine, Fall/Winter 2017.
MAAS Alum Will Todman explains how the Assad Regime has benefited from bringing back siege warfare. This article was originally published in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies’ Newsmagazine, Fall/Winter 2017.
Professor Marwa Daoudy writes about her experience in Turkey during the 2016 failed coup attempt. This article was originally published in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies’ Newsmagazine, Fall/Winter 2017.
Professor Daniel Neep talks to CCAS about his new book project, tentatively titled “The Nation Belongs to All: The Making of Modern Syria.” This article was originally published in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies’ Newsmagazine, Fall/Winter 2017.
This article by Professor Rochelle Davis is based on research conducted between 2013 and 2015 in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey. These personal accounts shed light on the particular vulnerability of men in conflict, the role of conscription in forced migration, and the personal choices people make to not pick up arms. This article was originally published in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies’ Newsmagazine, Fall/Winter 2017.
Professor Elizabeth Arsenault’s participated in discussion of her recent book “How the Gloves Came Off” with the Global Dispatches Podcast.
Dr. Emily Mendenhall, assistant professor in the Science, Technology, and International Affairs (STIA) Program, published a series of papers in the Lancet medical journal, on syndemics. “The concept of syndemics stresses the importance of looking beyond medical factors to see how diseases come together through macro-social forces, offering a different framework for thinking about — and reacting to — health and healthcare inequities,” Mendenhall explains.
A new book about prehistory, co-authored by Professor Karl Widerquist at SFS in Qatar (SFS-Q), questions whether people are better off because of the existence of government and property rights.
Professor Ori Z. Soltes discussed his latest book, God and the Goalposts: A Brief History of Sports, Religion, Politics, War, and Art at an event hosted by the Georgetown University Center for Jewish Civilization.
SFS history professor John Tutino recently published New Countries: Capitalism, Revolutions, and Nations in the Americas, 1750–1870, a volume focusing on independence and associated political economic development in the Americas.
Professor Karl Widerquist, SFS-Q, explains how contemporary political philosophers have spread unverified beliefs about prehistory in his new book, “Prehistoric Myths in Modern Political Philosophy.”
In SFS-Q Professor Jeremy Koons’ new book, “The Normative and the Natural,” he and his co-author Dr. Michael P. Wolf argue that scientific views and society’s opinions on correct or expected actions can be reconciled.
Father Matthew Carnes, professor and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies, discusses the policy challenges presented by the massive informal work force in Latin America
Professors Elżbieta Goździak and Susan Martin overviewed the issues surrounding unaccompanied youth migrants in research for the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM).
Professor Mark P. Lagon examined the legacy of recent U.S. leadership of the U.N. Human Rights Council and the potential future of the UNHCR in research published by the Council on Foreign Relations.
SFS Professor Victor Cha’s book “Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia” was reviewed in Foreign Policy.
A new book by SFS-Q Professor Rory Miller, “Desert Kingdoms to Global Powers: The Rise of the Arab Gulf,” aims to explain and explore the rapid progress in the region.
CERES Senior Fellow Andrew Kuchins published a research report through the Center on Global Interests with recommendations for the Trump Administration of a new Russia policy.
Dr. Alex Henley, the inaugural American Druze Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at CCAS, reflects on the problem of sectarianism in the wake of the Arab Revolutions.
A recent Bloomberg article cites the research of Professors Theodore Moran and Lindsay Oldenski, who found that an increase in employment at the Mexican subsidiaries of U.S. corporations leads to an increase in employment in the U.S. as well.