In honor of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s 80th birthday, the Embassy of the Czech Republic hosted a gala dinner in Washington, D.C. on May 16. John F. Stack, Jr., founding dean of the Green School, and Martin Palouš, director of the Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy, attended the gala, hosted by Czech Ambassador Hynek Kmoníček, who recently visited FIU. Palouš, a former Czech and UN ambassador, presented Albright with a bouquet of flowers to commemorate the
Kevin Evans, assistant professor and director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Politics and International Relations, co-authored a piece for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage Blog. After hearing that President Trump objected to provisions while signing a bill into law earlier this month, you may be wondering what it all means. This piece explains it and explores how presidents have used signing statements throughout the years. Click the headline above to learn more.
International Relations major Jose-Andres Camacho spent a semester as an intern working on marketing and communications at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. He obtained this internship in partnership with The Washington Center Internship and Academic Seminars.
Conference featuring FIU's President, Mark B. Rosenberg, Frank Mora, LACC, José Miguel Cruz, LACC, and Jonathan Rosen, JGI. Co-sponsored by FIU’s Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC), Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy (JGI) and El Salvador’s National Development Foundation (FUNDE). Free and open to the public. Please call (305) 348-2894 for more information. Event will be broadcast live at http://webcast.fiu.edu/
Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs for the inaugural Dorothea Green Lecture Series, featuring Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Mayor Emanuel will be speaking about the 21st century American city, the challenges they face and ways to forge safe and thriving communities. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 305-348-7266.
The Cuban Research Institute will hold a one-day conference and book project that will assess the significance of Cuban and Cuban-American art and delve into the defining moments of Cuba's artistic evolution from a multidisciplinary perspective, including art history, architecture, history, literary criticism, and cultural studies.
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