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DOHGSA successful annual conference


This year’s Department of History Graduate Student Association’s Fourteenth Annual History Conference took place on April 4, 2014, at Florida International University. The conference theme, “Conversations in History: Currents in the Atlantic World,” aimed to connect the scholarship of a wide variety of topics and disciplines and explored the multifaceted currents shaping our Atlantic World.

DC Summer internships pay dividends


Rather than spending Spring Break on the beach, FIU student Barbara Ruiz, a international relations and political science major, decided to spend her time this semester pursuing her interest in politics and government. She landed a position as an intern for U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford and describes it as a highlight of her career at FIU.

FIU awarded selective grant to train leaders from Africa


This summer FIU will host 25 young fellows from sub-Saharan nations in a public management institute as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). FIU is the only university in Florida selected this year for a $100,000 grant to host the fellows and is among 20 U.S. universities selected to participate.

Upcoming Events

The Emergence of Global Environmentalism in China

04/25/2014 03:00 PM

The Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies is hosting an event with Dr. Michael Hathaway , Simon Fraser University. This is part of the SAGGSA Colloquium Series.

Afro-Cuban Jazz and Beyond

04/25/2014 07:30 PM

The FIU School of Music, together with CRI, WDNA, and the Cuban-American Student Organization (CASO), presents Grammy Award-winner Ignacio Berroa in concert.

A Conversation on the Economics of Transition in Cuba

05/14/2014 06:30 PM

The Václav Havel Initiative for Human Rights and Diplomacy is hosting a special presentation on “Economics of Transition” from the Central European perspective, presented by Dr. Jan Švejnar, the eminent American-based, Czech-born economist who currently serves as the James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy and Director of Columbia University’s Center for Global Economic Governance.

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