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Ghana Public Lecture Dicusses African, Chinese Economics, Culture, and Development

June 08, 2017

Webster Ghana hosted a public lecture, Africa and China: Economics, Culture, and Development, as part of its inaugural "Ghana at 60" public lecture series. The public heard about the economic ties between Africa and China, in terms of trade, aid, and investments, which is increasingly becoming phenomenal.

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In the News: Polgar Israel feature; Solomon on media mergers; Hall on Comey; van Marissing on leadership

May 12, 2017

Susan Polgar was profiled in the Times of Israel feature, "The female chess grandmaster who checked male privilege," Eileen Solomon was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sinclair's proposed purchase of Tribune Media, William Hall was quoted on Jeff Sessions' role in James Comey's firing, and Jean Paul van Marissing was interviewed for thoughts on leadership in the Dutch magazine, Hello Zuidas.

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Kingston and Hall insights into various aspects of U.S. politics.

Panel of American Faculty in Leiden Covers U.S. Politics

May 09, 2017

Leiden's International Relations Department and IR Club organized a panel discussion on U.S. politics and the impact of the presidential election on refugees and migration with faculty members Lindsey Kingston, William Hall, Daniel Russell and Jill Adler.

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Sigma Iota Rho Chapter Inducts New Members

May 04, 2017

Webster University’s chapter of Sigma Iota Rho, the honor society for international relations, welcomed 15 new members at its spring induction ceremony on April 30. Faculty, students, family and friends gathered in the H. Sam Priest Center to acknowledge the academic accomplishments of graduate and undergraduate students from Webster's campuses in St. Louis, Leiden and Vienna. Professor Daniel Hellinger's keynote encouraged members to pursue the creative conduct of international affairs through service.

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In the News: Billhymer, Harrison, Houston on fake news, Trump, Wehrenberg

December 14, 2016

School of Communications adjunct faculty member Jessica Brown Billhymer's op/ed on teaching media literacy to combat fake news appeared in the Post-Dispatch, James Harrison was quoted in Webster-Kirkwood Times on the sale of Wehrenberg Theatres, and Webster Thailand's Kenneth Houston's piece on identity politics and Trumpism was published in World Politics Journal.

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Three candidates will be on campus between Oct. 24 and Nov. 8

Meet HPIR Faculty Candidates During Campus Visits

October 24, 2016

The Department of History, Politics, and International Relations invites the Webster community to meet their candidates for the position of Assistant Professor of International Relations. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend their research talks, and faculty in St. Louis are also invited to a lunch where you can get to know the candidates. Research talks are open to all, but RSVP to robbieotoole@webster.edu if you plan to attend any of the lunches.

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Anderson's book examines how German attitudes toward African Americans and the institution of slavery changed over time.

Around Webster: Anderson's 'Abolitionizing Missouri,' Library's Harrison and Vix, Barnidge on terror

March 25, 2016

Kristen Anderson's book, "Abolitionizing Missouri: German Immigrants and Racial Ideology in Nineteenth-Century America," has published, Davina Harrison and Heidi Vix presented on library e-resources, and Robert Barnidge delivered the annual War on Terror lecture at High Point University, "Presidential Responses to Terrorism since September 11, 2001: An International Law Perspective.”

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Around Webster: Rosenblum, Jolly, Wiggins, Zera

March 18, 2016

Warren Rosenblum's review essay on two texts about law and Nazi Germany was published in the Journal of Modern History, Dominique Jolly's article on research and development by foreign companies i China was published in The Journal of Business Strategy, Caitlin Zera's film on the tar sands pipeline will air on KNLC, and Bradley Wiggins published in the International Journal of Game-Based Learning on higher education and in the International Journal of Communication on memes from the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

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U.S. Air War College students heard Webster faculty insights on several contemporary security topics affecting the Mediterranean region.

Athens Hosts U.S. Air War College Students

March 17, 2016

U.S. Air War College students spent time at Webster Athens as part of a regional cultural studies trip, where they heard presentations from Webster faculty on contemporary security issues such as the Syrian refugee crisis and migration to Europe, Libya after liberation, and challenges and opportunities stemming from East Mediterranean gas discoveries. The event was organized by the Research Institute for European and American Studies.

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Around Webster: Barnidge, Corrigan, Pennington, Arese Visconti

October 13, 2015

Francesco Arese Visconti presented his work at Milan's Expo 2015 at the invitation of the Geneva government; Don Corrigan received two Press Association awards for journalism; David Pennington published a new book, "Going to Market: Women, Trade and Social Relations in Early-Modern British Towns"; and Robert Barnidge Jr. published a paper, "The Evolution of Palestinian Arab Proto-Self-Determination and 'Peoplehood' During the Mandate for Palestine."

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