Is “Global” a Dirty Word?

Some see the increase in nationalism throughout the world as a backlash to globalization. For many, a highly interconnected world has weakened, rather than strengthened, quality of life. Many politicians…

Economy & Culture at the G20

The world’s financial leaders met in Hangzhou, China for the yearly Group of Twenty (G20) summit. The G20 gathering is a forum for developed nations to discuss ways to strengthen…

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…

Debating Globalization And The Ninth Wave

(Rosemary’s Note: This is the last in a series of posts about Debating Globalization, a class taught by Framing Fellow Sean Metzger at Fudan University as part of a University of California-Fudan…

More Student Responses from Debating Globalization

Framing the Global Fellow Sean Metzger is teaching at Fudan University as part of a University of California-Fudan exchange this fall. In his class ‘Debating Globalization‘ Metzger is asking his students…

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 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…

Five Questions With Tim Bartley

This week’s conversation with a Framing the Global fellow deals with rules and regulations — specifically, the “puzzle of rules.” Tim Bartley is an associate professor of sociology at Ohio…