Fall 2012 Events
September 20, 2012: IR Majors Reception
4:00-5:30 pm, Refectory (ELC 252) You are cordially invited to join the faculty of the International Relations Department at the Annual Reception for International Relations Majors. Please RSVP to Kim DiRocco (firstname.lastname@example.org) by September 17th. This event is co-sponsored by Sigma Iota Rho.
Spring 2012 Events
April 26, 2012: Sheila Watt-Cloutier
8:00 pm, Elaine Langone Center Forum Sheila Watt-Cloutier from Nunavut, Canada and a 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and Distinguished Advocate for Global Climate Change and Sustainability, will deliver the spring 2012 Dombeck Lecture. Topic: Everything is Connected--Environment, Economy, Foreign Policy, Sustainability, Human Rights and Leadership in the 21st Century.
Spring 2011 Events
April 21, 2011: Professor Alex Dupuy, Wesleyan University
7:30 pm, Elaine Langone Center Forum Professor Dupuy will be giving a public lecture on Haiti as part of Bucknell's "Haiti Semester" project.
April 19, 2011: IREL Student Speaker Series, Adam Straubel '11
12-1 pm, Traditional Reading Room (BERT 213) Adam Straubel, a senior International Relations major, will present his research, entitled: "Morocco and Tunisia: Divergent Paths for First Generation Human Rights." Please join us for this very pertinent discussion.
April 15, 2011: Globalization Panel
3-4:30 pm, Traditional Reading Room (BERT 213) The IR Department is hosting a panel discussion on globalization in the 21st century to honor Professor Steve Stamos, who will be retiring at the end of the spring 2011 semester. The panel will consist of Patrice Franko '80 (Colby College) and Tom Riddell (Smith College) and will be moderated by Professor Hilbourne Watson.
April 13, 2011: IREL Student Speaker Series, Lima Ahmad
5-6 pm, Traditional Reading Room (BERT 213) Lima Ahmad (Class of 2013) will present on her experience at the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative meeting. Her talk is entitled "Clinton Global Initiative: Share Your Commitment with the World."
March 9, 2011: IREL Student Speaker Series, Jennie Welch '11
12-1 pm, Willard Smith Library (VAUG 125) Jennie Welch, a senior International Relations major, will present research that she conducted in China through a National Science Foundation Grant. Her research examines the impact of the Great Western Development Strategy, a regional development policy employed in China's western provinces.
February 25, 2011: IREL Student Speaker Series, Stephanie Frank '11
12 - 1pm, Traditional Reading Room (BERT 213) Stephanie Frank, a current International Relations student, will present her research, entitled: "A Glance into Morocco's Present and Potential Future: the Migration of Unaccompanied Minors to Spain." A light lunch will be provided.