Dr. Renee Silverman was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant for her project “The Popular and the Traditional in Spanish Avant-Garde Poetry (1925-1936).”
The Prince of Asturias supports the launch of FIU’s Initiative for Spanish and Mediterranean Studies
On Monday, November 18, 2013, the School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University officially launched its initiative for Spanish and Mediterranean Studies during a private meeting with Their Royal Highnesses, the Prince and Princess of Asturias, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Miami.
On November 8th, the School of International and Public Affairs welcomed the Honorable Mohamed Tawfik, Ambassador of Egypt to the United States, for a captivating lecture on Egypt’s political future.
This October, the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) welcomed the latest addition to its grounds, COUNTERPOINT. The sculpture created by renowned artist, Roger Berry, was made possible through the Art in State Buildings (ASB) Program of Florida.
This November, Florida International University welcomed Senior Fellow and Deputy Director of the Middle East Program at CSIS, Haim Malka, for a lecture event co-sponsored by the Middle East Studies Program and the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at FIU.
The School of International and Public Affairs at FIU, is proud to announce its latest venture, Preparing Miami for Democratic Transition in Cuba, a project of the Václav Havel Initiative, made possible by the Knight Foundation in Miami.
Provocative SRO program, "How Islam Saved the Jews," today kicked off FIU Jewish Studies Initiatives' Muslim-Jewish Relations Series at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. Next program in the series, to be the Annual Holocaust Studies Lecture, will be "Shoah through Muslim Eyes,” Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at the museum.
Judaism and Islam have more in common than recent conflicts might make it seem, say leaders of both faiths who will hold a public panel talk this weekend.
On October 29, 2013, Florida International University hosted the 4th Geopolitical Summit America at the Crossroads: Power and Strategy in U.S. Foreign Relations.
FIU’s Model United Nations (Model UN) team placed first in the “Best Small Delegation” category at the 41st annual National Security Collegiate Conference at Georgetown University.