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…

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…

Doctorate In Law And Development Launched

Interested in studying law or development? A new doctorate launched by six universities allows students to do both. The European Joint Doctorate Programme in Law and Development (EDOLAD) is designed ”…

Issues Surrounding Global, Or Transnational, Governance

With the expansion of globalization into most aspects of life comes the expansion of global, or transnational, governance. Once closely identified with international diplomacy and intergovernmental organizations, transnational governance now…

Five Questions With Sean Metzger

What happens when we decenter the concept of Americanization from our considerations of globalization and what “the global” looks like? That question is at the heart of this week’s conversation…

Five Questions With Manuela Ciotti

Art, of the high or pop kind, is something many people have experience with. Scholars have labored as they’ve attempted to understand what particular artistic representations might mean, what they…

Five Questions With Michael Mascarenhas

Poverty and humanitarian aid are at the center of this week’s Q&A with a Framing the Global Fellow. Michael Mascarenhas is an associate professor in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute‘s Department of Science…

Five Questions With Anne Griffiths

On its surface, land seems to be an obvious thing. It has substance. You can feel it, touch it, taste it. In this week’s conversation with a Framing the Global…

Five Questions With Stephanie DeBoer

This week we pick up our semi-regular series of conversations with Framing the Global Fellows by exploring the concept of “location”. Stephanie DeBoer is an assistant professor in Indiana University’s…