The Question Concerning Genocide

Cultural genocide — that’s what a Canadian commission ruled that country’s former practice of forcibly removing First Nations children from their family homes. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada…

Gender and ‘Migrating Out of Poverty’

Emotions are seen as ephemeral in nature, but they can have a huge impact on individuals as well as the communities they leave behind. Framing Fellow Deirdre McKay studies affect…

Win a copy of Framing the Global!

Wednesday and Thursday of this week you have the chance to win a copy of our Framing the Global volume. The book introduces readers to the project’s approach to global…

Five Questions with Faranak Miraftab

Migration has become a major issue for countries around the world. It’s also been a major news story as Europeans struggle to accommodate refugees crossing the Mediterranean while south Asian…

What is regional, international, and global?

Universities around the United States are rethinking area studies, international studies, and global studies, pondering what each adds to our understanding of the world. Some of those institutions were represented…

Agriculture, Aid, and Hunger in India

The issue of development aid is often a complicated one. A recent workshop at Penn State University traced its complicated history in India. “A History of Aid, Agriculture, and Hunger…

Russia, China, and the World: Focus on Africa

As the international community begins to debate what the next set of global development goals will be, scholars at Indiana University recently discussed what the future of Russian and Chinese…