• Framing the Global

    Project supporting scholarly research and publication that will develop and disseminate new knowledge, approaches, and methods in the field of global research
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  • Water -- A Human Right?

    The issue of access to water has been in the news recently. The city of Detroit is shutting off water to some of its residents sparking protests and debates over whether water is a right.
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  • Our list of useful texts for global studies classrooms.

    We've put together a list of some books we've found useful when it comes to teaching (and researching) global issues.
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  • World Cup 2014: Perspectives On A Global Game

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup is wrapping up group play. But not all the news has been about what's happening on the pitch. Some academics have looked at the impact of the games on the host nation and on fans.
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  • Exploring Global Issues In World Regions

    Indian University experts recently discussed such wide ranging issues as human trafficking, mining in Central Eurasia, and early Chinese cinema at the annual Global Mini-Conference
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  • Issues Surrounding Global, or Transnational, Governance

    Once closely identified with international diplomacy and intergovernmental organizations, transnational governance now impacts business to business transactions as well as the way industries operate at a more global scale.
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  • Five Questions With Sean Metzger

    What would happen if we analyze globalization without hinging it on Americanization? How does the social reproduction of Chineseness work across different locations?
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  • The Global Plight Of Refugees

    In 2012, the last year for which data is available, there were 10.5 million refugees in the world — that according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
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  • Global Perspectives On Climate Change

    The IPCC released its latest findings on climate change. We bring you news stories reporting on the issue from around the world.
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  • Spaces of Cultural Production

    The intersection of media, space, and identity are at the heart of two books working to create nuanced understandings the global.
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  • Five Questions With Manuela Ciotti

    In this week's conversation with a Framing the Global Fellow, Manuela Ciotti discusses how form helps her explore art exhibitions.
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  • Global Online Anonymity

    The Internet is often imagined as a borderless space. But when it comes to anonymous communication online do borders matter?
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  • Five Questions With Michael Mascarenhas

    This week Framing the Global Fellow Michael Mascarenhas discusses how he uses sovereignty to explore poverty and humanitarian aid.
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  • The Olympics in Research

    It's wall-to-wall Olympics stories in news media and on Twitter. But what have researchers written about the games?
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  • Considering Development

    Whenever I read research or news stories about development projects I always wonder to what end? Who are the development projects for?
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  • Five Questions With Anne Griffiths

    In this week’s conversation with a Framing the Global Fellow Anne Griffiths explains how she uses the concept of land to explore the intersection of law and the global.
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  • Five Questions With Stephanie DeBoer

    In this week's conversation with a Framing the Global Fellow Stephanie DeBoer discusses how the concept of location helps her understand new media and new geographies.
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  • Movies Up For Best Foreign Film Oscar Nomination

    We take a look at the films that made the Oscar short list going into the nominations next week.
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  • Global News Stories in 2013

    We take a look back at some of the stories, and issues, that have made global news over the last year.
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  • 2013 Review Of [Some] Global Research

    As 2013 draws to a close, we thought it would be a good time to examine some of the academic writing published in the last year that explores global phenomena.
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  • Five Questions With Katerina Teaiwa

    This week in our Q&A with a Framing Fellow, Katerina Teaiwa discusses the framing, and remixing, of Oceania.
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  • Five Questions With Cohen And Frazier

    This week Framing Fellows Deborah Cohen and Lessie Jo Frazier explain how they enter the "global '68" via the concept of scale.
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  • Missed our Framing the Global conference? Visit our video archive!

    You can view the archived video from several Framing the Global conference sessions.
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  • Five Questions with Alex Perullo

    In this week's conversation with a Framing the Global Fellow, Alex Perullo discusses the intersection of rights and arts in Africa. He also explains how he uses the concept of "rights" to enter the global.
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  • Interested in our Fellows' work? Read their writing.

    Find a list of publications -- books, journal articles, other writing -- by our Framing the Global Fellows.
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  • Five Questions with Prakash Kumar

    Find out how Framing the Global Fellow Prakash Kumar uses "connection" to enter the global.
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  • Five Questions With Rachel Harvey

    In this week's Q&A with a Framing the Global Fellow, Rachel Harvey explains how she uses the idea of "the particular" to enter the global.
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  • Five Questions with Deirdre McKay

    Framing the Global Fellow Deirdre McKay discusses tracing affect via global flows of migration this week.
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  • Five Questions With Tim Bartley

    Framing the Global Fellow Tim Bartley discusses how the "puzzle of rules" helps him approach concepts that may, or may not, be global.
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  • Five Questions with Zsuzsa Gille

    Learn about our Framing Fellows as they answer five questions about their approach and entry point. Up this week, Zsuzsa Gille, who's looking at materiality and the European Union.
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  • Meet our Fellows

    Fifteen scholars pursuing research in global studies are participating as Fellows in the Framing the Global working group. The fellows represent a variety of disciplines from social sciences, humanities, and professional fields.
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  • Visiting Scholars

    Framing the Global hosted a series of four visits from visiting scholars who approach the global in particular ways.
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Water — A Human Right?
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Next year the United Nations’s ‘Water for Life’ initiative ends. 2005-2015 was labeled by the agency the ‘International Decade for Action Water for Life‘ and in 2010 the United Nations…

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Meet Our Fellows

Fifteen scholars pursuing research in global studies are participating as Fellows in the Framing the Global working group. The fellows represent a variety of disciplines from social sciences, humanities, and professional fields.

Learn More
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