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Is the EU the Wrong Direction for Europe in the Modern Age?

Dr. Dean Fairbanks Department of Geography & Planning CSU Chico Dr. Dean Fairbanks explores the possibility of no longer having an established European Union. Although this may be a provocative…

From  Jeff Layne on May 9th, 2019 0 likes 37 plays 0  

The Role of American Leadership in International Organizations: the UN and NATO During the Trump Presidency

Dr. Adam Irish Political Science and Criminal Justice Department CSU, Chico Change in leadership is one of the most important components of democratic countries. In this talk, Dr. Adam Irish…

From  Jeff Layne on February 20th, 2019 0 likes 40 plays 0  

Longevity of the Ottoman ‘Imaret'

Rod Thomson Student, California State University, Chico In the Ottoman Empire, social welfare and humanitarian relief was provided by the institution known as Waaf. Rod Thomson examines this…

From  Jeff Layne on October 6th, 2016 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Obstacles to Democratic Goals of Social Movements: A Case Study of Egypt’s Post Arab Spring

Lila Wael Raouf Student, Indiana University Ms. Raouf starts out by posing the question, “Why do social movements sometimes not reach their original goals of democracy?” She notes that…

From  Jeff Layne on October 6th, 2016 0 likes 40 plays 0  

The 2007 Electoral Crisis in Kenya: Ethnography of an International Response

Ariane Belanger-Vincent Ph.D. Candidate in Anthropology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Ms. Belanger-Vincent’s paper draws largely from ethnographic research on the notion of the…

From  Jeff Layne on September 15th, 2016 0 likes 40 plays 0  

Iraq: Looking Backward, Moving Forward

Dr. Allen Weiner Stanford University, School of Law, Senior Law Lecturer and Co-Director of the Stanford Program in International and Comparative Law Dr. Allan Stam University of Virginia, Dean,…

From  Jeff Layne on August 11th, 2016 0 likes 0 plays 0