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.
October 2, 2012 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law to host international law society midyear meeting
The American Society of International Law will hold its annual Midyear Meeting and Research Forum Oct. 19-21 in Atlanta and Athens, hosted by the University of Georgia School of Law. Scholars, practitioners and students from the Southeast and around the world will convene to discuss compelling issues in international law.
June 12, 2012 | General News
UGA flag flown in Afghanistan returned to campus
A University of Georgia flag flown over the Afghanistan barracks of Georgia National Guardsmen returned to campus June 11. Scott Angle, dean of UGA's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and Steve Brown, associate dean for extension, accepted the flag from Col. Bill Williams III, commander of the guard unit on a mission to revitalize the war-torn country's agricultural industry. The flag was presented to the guard following an agricultural training held last year in Athens.
May 2, 2012 | Events on Campus
UGA hosts Kenyan delegation in Washington, D.C.
The University of Georgia Center for International Trade and Security is hosting 10 delegates from the government of Kenya at its Washington, D.C. office this week for a workshop on trade security.
March 19, 2012 | Events on Campus
World Court Judge to speak at UGA School of Law
International Court of Justice Judge Joan E. Donoghue will present "The Role of the World Court Today" as the University of Georgia School of Law's 108th Sibley Lecturer. To be held April 3 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall on North Campus, the event is free and open to the public.
March 6, 2012 | General News
UGA center releases new weapons of mass destruction nonproliferation journal
A new magazine-style journal from the University of Georgia Center for International Trade and Security in the School of Public and International Affairs focuses on preventing the spread of weapons of mass destruction and terrorism. The 1540 Compass is published in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs.
February 23, 2012 | Honors & Awards
UGA professor honored by the Dominican Republic
Howard J. Wiarda, the Dean Rusk Professor of International Relations in the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs, was recently honored by the Dominican Republic government.