November 13, 2013 | General News
Former Peace Corps Physician gives papers to UGA’s Russell Library
Robert J. Bielen, a former Peace Corps staff physician in the Dominican Republic, is giving his collection of personal papers and memorabilia related to Peace Corps activities and the Dominican Crisis of 1965 to the University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.
November 6, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA’s African Studies Institute to present annual conference on Africa, its diaspora
The African Studies Institute at the University of Georgia will present the Second Annual International Conference on Africa and its Diaspora, or AICAID 2013, Nov. 13-15 in the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
October 31, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA celebrates International Education Week Nov. 11-15
The University of Georgia will join universities around the country in celebrating International Education Week Nov. 11-15.
October 3, 2013 | General News
UGA awarded grants to improve security in Kenya, Indonesia, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia
The Center for International Trade and Security in the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs has received four grants totaling more than $700,000 from the U.S. State Department to improve security in Indonesia, Kenya, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
September 30, 2013 | Events on Campus
Media advisory: UGA announces ticket availability for lecture by Director of National Intelligence
U.S. Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper will deliver the fall 2013 University of Georgia Charter Lecture on Oct. 16 at 11:15 a.m. in the Chapel.
September 18, 2013 | Events on Campus
Former U.S. ambassador to speak on humanitarian intervention, Syria and international law
Former U.S. Ambassador Lee A. Feinstein will present a lecture on "Humanitarian Intervention and International Law" at the University of Georgia School of Law on Oct. 3 at 12:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.
September 10, 2013 | Events on Campus
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper to deliver UGA Charter Lecture Oct. 16
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper will deliver the University of Georgia Charter Lecture on Oct. 16 at 11:15 a.m. in the UGA Chapel.
June 5, 2013 | Research News
UGA study shows current laws don’t prevent Sub-Saharan ‘land grabbing’
Sub-Saharan Africa has foreign investors flocking to buy its fertile land. Sometimes referred to as "land grabbing," the large-scale buying or leasing of large tracts of land in developing countries shifts indigenous, or customary, land rights from chiefs and local communities to investors or national governments, often stripping native people of a source of income.
May 6, 2013 | Events on Campus
Mandela-era ambassador to South Africa to speak at UGA Chapel
James A. Joseph, the U.S. ambassador to South Africa from 1995 to 1999, will speak May 16 at 4 p.m. in the UGA Chapel. His talk will be on "Leadership as a Way of Being: Reflections on Nelson Mandela, Servant Leadership and Personal Renewal."
April 18, 2013 | Events on Campus
Talarico lecturer to discuss Iraq and the crimes of war
John Hagan, the John D. MacArthur Professor of Sociology and Law at Northwestern University, will deliver the Susette M. Talarico Lecture at the University of Georgia April 26 at 3:30 p.m. in Dean Rusk Hall's Larry Walker Room. His lecture, titled "Who Are the Criminals? Iraq and the Crimes of Pre-Emptive War," is free and open to the public.
March 22, 2013 | Events on Campus
U.S. State Department Director General to deliver second annual Hollowell Lecture
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, director general of the foreign service and director of human resources at the U.S. State Department will deliver the second annual University of Georgia Donald L. Hollowell Lecture April 3 at 7 p.m. at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.
March 11, 2013 | Events on Campus
Law conference to focus on impact and future of the Cuban embargo
The University of Georgia School of Law's Dean Rusk Center will present "The Cuban Embargo: Policy Outlook After Fifty Years" on March 22 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.
January 9, 2013 | Events on Campus
Noted Russian historian to lecture on ‘memory laws’ at UGA
Nikolay Koposov, currently a visiting professor of history at Johns Hopkins University, will present the lecture "Memory Laws in Europe: A New Civil Religion" Jan. 28 at 4:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of the University of Georgia's Dean Rusk Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.
November 28, 2012 | General News
Gabonese delegation visits UGA to form agricultural partnership
The government of Gabon has tapped Georgia's agricultural experts to help the central African nation develop a more self-sufficient agricultural system.
November 6, 2012 | General News
UGA to host peace studies expert Galtung Nov. 15
The University of Georgia will host Johan Galtung, world-renowned professor of sociology and mathematics and a veteran of over 50 mediation efforts in international and civil war conflicts, for a lecture-"A formula for peace and U.S. foreign policy: Equity X Harmony / Trauma X Conflict"-on Nov. 15 at 3:30 p.m. in the UGA Chapel.