Global Affairs

  • Dana Burde Wins Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order
    Dana BurdeDana Burde, associate professor of international education, has won the 2017 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for examining the influence foreign-backed funding for education has on war-torn countries and how such aid affects humanitarian and peace-building efforts. Burde’s award is her 2014 book “Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan” (Columbia [...] (Read Story)
  • Selçuk Şirin Delivers NYU’s Jacob K. Javits Lecture on the Plight of Syrian Refugee Children
    i-2qmH3rm-X3Selçuk Şirin, a professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology, delivered the 2016 Jacob K. Javits Lecture at NYU on November 14th.  In his speech, “Syrian Refugee Children: Food and Shelter is Not the Answer,” Şirin discussed the humanitarian crisis facing Syrian children and insights gleaned from his ongoing projects studying immigrant children. Şirin is [...] (Read Story)
  • NYU London Hosts MCC Media Activism Course
    Nicholas Mirzoeff, Professor of Media, Culture and Communications will offer a new graduate-level study abroad course in London this January.  The Media Activism course will explore the use of visual activism in difficult times. ... (Read Story)

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