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Global Affairs

Israel-Palestine: Recent Developments, Difficulties Ahead

We all have the responsibility of thinking of ways forward, away from war and conflict. Given the reality of two peoples, Palestinian and Israeli, living side by side, or...

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Art and History

Fukushima – Resilience, Recovery, and Redemption

On March 11, 2011, the Fukushima coastline in eastern Japan experienced a devastating triple disaster. A 9.0-magnitude earthquake, so strong that it shifted the earth’s axis,...

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Religion and Philosophy

Healing a Wounded World: Voices from the Bahá’í Tradition

Humankind has long struggled with afflictions such as war, racism, and gender inequality. Today, despite progress, these scourges persist, and they disproportionately harm...

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Global Affairs

China Town Hall 2022

Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., former ambassador to China, Russia, and Singapore, was the featured livestreamed speaker for CHINA Town Hall 2022, a national conversation by the National...

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Global Affairs

Completing Partition: Lahore and the Aftermath of the Babri Mosque Demolition

Notre Dame alumnus Yaqoob Bangash ’04 a Fulbright fellow at the Mittal Institute at Harvard University, discusses his research on the emergence of Pakistan as a post-colonial...

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The Irish Buddhist: Transnational Buddhism and Opposition to Empire with Alicia Turner

From 1900 to 1914 U Dhammaloka, a working-class Irish sailor who ordained as a Buddhist monk in Burma, organized missions across Southeast Asia to promote Buddhism and rail...

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Global Affairs

Trans Sans Frontières: Transtopia, the Asia Pacific, and the Politics of Historical Difference

Wednesday, 09/07/2022, at 4:00 p.m. ET – The concept of transtopia, which posits a continuum model of transness, activates a space of historical inquiry that exceeds both the...

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Asian American Distinguished Speaker Series with Marcus Freeman

Marcus Freeman, University of Notre Dame Dick Corbett Head Football Coach, shares his perspective on Asian identity and representation as the featured speaker for the Asian...

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Justice and Asia Distinguished Lecture by Historian Romila Thapar

In a lecture titled “Writing History in Contemporary India,” Thapar will examine academic freedom in India, especially the divide between the academic writing of history and...

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Global Affairs

China’s “Soft” Cooperation with Africa

The Shanghai Academy of Global Governance and Area Studies (SAGGAS) at the Shanghai International Affairs University (SISU), in partnership with the Notre Dame Beijing Global...

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Global Affairs

Peace in Absentia: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Voices on Arab-Israeli Normalization

In January 2020, the United States announced a Mideast peace plan that supports the Israeli position on most issues rather than fostering Israeli-Palestinian compromise. In recent...

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China in Africa: Development Partner or Neo-Colonial Trojan Horse?

The first Forum on China and Africa Cooperation Summit (FOCAC) were held in Beijing from November 3 to 5, 2006. This was a grand affair; however, much has happened since this...

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