Monthly Archives: November 2015

UConn Model United Nations Hosts 17th Conference

This upcoming weekend, UConn’s Model United Nations will be holding a conference for high school students. The conference will run from Friday, November 13 to Sunday, November 15, 2015. At this conference over 300 high school delegates will debate various … Continue reading

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The Syrian Refugee Emergency: A Panel Discussion and Links

Join us for a panel discussion on the topic of the “Syrian refugee emergency: Humanitarian and Human Rights Perspectives” Thursday, November 17, 2015, at 7pm Konover Auditorium in the Dodd Center with Dr. Jeff Crisp, Refugee Studies Center, University of Oxford … Continue reading

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Simien Publishes New Book

Professor Evelyn Simien of POLS and the Institute for Africana Studies published a new book with Oxford University Press titled Historic Firsts: How Symbolic Empowerment Changes U.S. Politics. We spoke with Dr. Simien about her new book.    How did … Continue reading

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Hertel and Dzurilla Lead Panel on University as Corporate Citizen

Professor Shareen Hertel and Tim Dzurilla, a POLS doctoral candidate, took part in a daylong conference on “The University as Corporate Citizen” at UConn. The conference was co-hosted by the Dodd Center, the Economic & Social Rights Program of HRI, and … Continue reading

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