Category Archive for 'International Issues'
International Microfinance Revolutionizing the financial services sector by creating greater transparency and access Shivani Siroya ’04, CEO and founder of InVenture, unleashes the potential of developing entrepreneurs to lift themselves and their communities out of poverty by leveraging mobile technology to create credit scores for unbanked individuals around the world. WHEN: Tuesday, December 4, 5pm [...]
Screening of “My Neighbor, My Killer” & Discussion with Filmmaker Anne Aghion Tuesday, May 1, 5:00pm Center for Film Studies Gacaca (Ga-CHA-cha), which literally means “justice on the grass,” is a form of citizen-based justice which Rwandans decided to put into place in an attempt to deal with the crimes of the 1994 genocide. Filming for [...]
I wanted to let you know of a very exciting international internship opportunity from Allrecipes.com. They are looking to place interns in 17 countries to learn about local culture and recipes, and blog about them weekly. The internship is PAID, $15.00/hour for 40 hours a week (10 week internship). In addition, they will pay all [...]
Lecture: Tohoku One Year Later Thursday, March 8, 5:00 pm at Mansfield Freeman Center for East Asian Studies This event commemorates the anniversary of the March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. We are very excited to have two eminent speakers, Michael Yamashita of the National Geographic magazine, and Ted Bestor, Chair of Anthropology at [...]
You are invited to attend the symposium on the “North Africa Spring” on Friday, March 2nd. The symposium will run from 2pm – 5.30pm at the Russell House (including a reception after the event). It will feature two speakers. Leonardo Villalon, a political scientist at the University of Florida, will speak on “Spring Storms Across the [...]
“Is the University Universal?: South Asian Diasporas and Globalized Education in the Gulf Arab States Neha Vora Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University Tuesday February 28, 4:30-6:00pm Russell House A graduate of Wesleyan’s Feminism, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, Prof. Vora is currently an assistant professor of anthropology and women’s studies at Texas A&M University. [...]