FIU’s School of International and Public Affairs in the College of Arts & Sciences is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I with a series of academic and cultural events that will attempt to explain why the world still lives in the shadow of that conflict.
The Baku Summer Energy School (BSES) program brings together world-renowned scholars, professionals and policy-makers to examine and gain a better understanding of global energy and environmental issues – along with their practical applications.
The School of International and Public Affairs has embarked on an endeavor to establish an endowed Center for Muslim World Studies.
The Knight Foundation and History Miami present "World War I: A Century Later - Origins and Legacies" symposium with keynote speaker Michael Neiberg, Ph.D., Army War College There will also be a panel discussion with featuring FIU Department of History professor Jessica Adler, Ph.D.
The Cuban Research Institute is having a lecture by Raúl Rubio and Christian Larsen, they will parlay both the theory and praxis of a wide range of topics concerning Cuban material cultures, collecting and curating Cuban things.
The Jewish Studies Initiatives is hosting a lecture by Dr. Tudor Parfitt, who looks at the way both Judaism and Islam have been co-opted into the ethnic and political struggle between Jews and Arabs in Palestine/Israel. Part of the Mondays at the Museum series.
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