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Aronson Center Co-Sponsors Samantha Power FAS Event

The JHU Foreign Affairs Symposium, with co-sponsorship from the Aronson Center for International Studies, hosted former Obama Administration U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power on March 14. Power, an expert in human rights policy, discussed how Americans can still find hope in the midst of today’s contentious political climate.

IS Students Attend United Nations Association’s Global Engagement Summit

On February 23 students from the International Studies Program participated in the United Nations Association’s Global Engagement Summit at UN Headquarters in New York City. The Global Engagement Summit unites world leaders with America’s leading grassroots change-makers. Students had the rare opportunity to sit in the UN’s General Assembly Hall and participate in critical global […]

IS Alumni Affinity Group Hosts DC Career Trip

Standing (l-r): Dr. Sydney Van Morgan, Zoya Sattar, Cristian Aguirre, Anthony Boutros, Jay Eastman, Elliot Seckler, Carolina Andrada, Liam Tresnan, Kellie, Hunn, Alexander Donovan, Grant Welby, Kevin Shen, and Joel T. Meyer. Sitting (l-r): Sophie Mirviss, Caroline Lupetini, Serena Frechter, and Sarah Fauska. Not pictured: Sarah Rosenberg

This intersession, January 17-19, 2018, a group of 16 Hopkins undergraduates participated in the inaugural DC Career Trip hosted by the International Studies Program and the newly established International Studies Alumni Affinity Group. IS alum Joel T. Meyer ’04 led the three day event inviting speakers to come and talk with the students about career […]

Hopkins Podcast on Foreign Affairs

The International Studies Leadership Council is proud to announce the Hopkins Podcast on Foreign Affairs available now on Apple iTunes. Listen as current Hopkins undergraduates discuss foreign affairs topics and conduct individual interviews. Created by ISLC freshmen Ambassadors Zach Wheeler, Megan Rutkai and Franz Rincones, the HPFA will keep you in the know!

Intersession International Law Class Offered

Public International Law 5

During Intersession 2018, 18 students participated in a special course, AS.192.301 Public International Law, offered by the International Studies and East Asian Studies Programs and taught by Prof. Ilhyung Lee, the Edward W. Hinton Professor of Law at the University of Missouri. The course culminated in a moot court simulation of the Liancourt Rocks island […]

Watching “Star Wars” Like an Insurgent

Aronson Assistant Professor Sarah Parkinson reveals her preferred method of how to watch the Star Wars franchise along with how the movies demonstrate how female militants create organizational resilience.

IS Senior to Receive Brown Family Travel Award

Emily Pastrana ’18, a double major in International Studies and Latin American Studies with minors in History and Entrepreneurship and Management, has been awarded a grant from the Brown Family Travel Fund to conduct research in Cuba this intersession. Emily’s research, which will be the backbone of her senior thesis, focuses on fidelismo, the concept […]