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Global News Archive 2008

December 2008

November 2008

October 2008

  • Ghana workshopCoexistence International visits Ghana and Liberia for workshops on democracy and justice
    Three members of the Brandeis community who work on reconciliation and coexistence recently consulted with leading government, civil-society and international officials in Liberia in an effort to strengthen peace, justice and democracy in that formerly violence-plagued West African nation. They also visited Ghana for a three-day workshop on sustainable and inclusionary democracies.
  • Fu YoudeChinese scholar of Judaism enlightens Brandeis
    “I hope the audience…will learn how a Chinese scholar looks at Judaism,” Fu Youde says of his visit to Brandeis, where he gave a public lecture and two teach-ins. He said he hopes to establish an academic relationship between the two universities.

    Read more: Fu Youde's journey

September 2008

Kwame Anthony Appiah

August 2008

  • IndiaBrandeis to strengthen ties to India
    Brandeis has a long and multi-faceted history of engagement with India, including prominent alumni connections, academic relationships and curricular initiatives. In the coming months and years, the Office of Global Affairs will be leading an effort to build on these substantial ties to develop even closer relationships and deeper partnerships in India.

    >More South Asia at Brandeis

July 2008

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March 2008

  • Shirin EbadiNobel Peace Laureates Shirin Ebadi and Jody Williams to Visit Brandeis
    Laureates will speak on "Gender, Peace, and Human Rights" as part of the HBI Project on Gender, Culture, Religion, and the Law. An Iranian lawyer and human rights activist, Ebadi (right) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003; Jody Williams, professor of peace and social justice at the University of Houston, was the 1997 recipient for her work with the International Campaign to Ban Landmines.

February 2008

  • International graduate students at BrandeisThinking Globally, Researching Locally
    It is axiomatic that the best scientific research requires not only subtle brainpower but also broad thinking across disciplines. Combine these qualities in researchers who come to Brandeis from around the world with training in all kinds of scientific disciplines, and global thinking takes on new meaning.

January 2008

  • Global Brandeis Network Launched
    The Office of Global Affairs introduces the Global Brandeis Network, which includes this web portal, an e-list, and a weekly interactive email.