Tag: Department of History Politics & International Relations

Bestselling Author Michael Klare Discusses Energy Security at Webster Vienna

Bestselling Author Michael Klare Discusses Energy Security at Webster Vienna

| July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster Vienna was recently host to a presentation by distinguished New York Times-bestseller author Michael Klare, “Climate, Geography, and Technology: the Changing Parameters of Energy Security.” Klare has written extensively about the changing nature of energy security. Originally, the term “energy security” referred to the protection of oil deliveries from supplier nations to consumer nations, […]

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Around Webster: Sheng in elite Chinese tech group; Henning on counseling ethics, Qasem on Saudi Arabia oil security, Walla on NeuroIS

Around Webster: Sheng in elite Chinese tech group; Henning on counseling ethics, Qasem on Saudi Arabia oil security, Walla on NeuroIS

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments for members of the Webster University community include:  Qasem Book on Oil and Security in Saudi Arabia Islam Qasem, academic director, Webster University Leiden, has authored the forthcoming book on oil and security in Saudi Arabia. The expected publishing date is October 2015 by Leiden University Brill. “By providing an […]

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Remembering Peter van Krieken, Longtime Professor, International Human Rights Lawyer

Remembering Peter van Krieken, Longtime Professor, International Human Rights Lawyer

| May 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Webster University community extends condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Peter van Krieken, longtime former professor of international relations. Van Krieken joined Webster as a faculty member in 1996 and taught for the institution for 17 years, primarily at the Leiden campus. He also lectured at the St. Louis campus as a visiting […]

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Uxa Wins 2015 IR Thesis Award for Paper on Post-Conflict Justice in Africa

Uxa Wins 2015 IR Thesis Award for Paper on Post-Conflict Justice in Africa

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Molly Uxa (MA ’14) has won the 2015 Award for Best Graduate Thesis in International Relations, as determined through nominations and review from IR department heads across the Webster network. Uxa earned her Global Master of Arts in International Relations from Webster in 2014. Her thesis was titled “Post-Conflict Justice: Discovering Truth and Fostering Reconciliation […]

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Reception for Barbara Ann Barbato May 1

Reception for Barbara Ann Barbato May 1

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

A reception will be held for Barbara Ann Barbato, SL, on Friday, May 1, 3-5 p.m., in the pink ballroom of the H. Sam Priest Center. Barbato, a Sister of Loretto, joined Webster in 1963 as a faculty member in the history department, where she continued as a beloved professor until her retirement in 2003. […]

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Snapshot: EU energy advisor, Oxford professor talks policy at Webster Vienna

Snapshot: EU energy advisor, Oxford professor talks policy at Webster Vienna

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Vienna campus was host to a lecture and Q&A this month with Dieter Helm, professor of energy policy at the University of Oxford and special advisor to the European Commissioner for Energy. Helm was welcomed by Arthur Hirsh, director of Webster Vienna, Private University. The event was organized and moderated by Samuel R. […]

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Around Webster: Visionary Awards; Brutschin’s conflict research; Barnidge’s Pakistan workshop; Ehrhard student employment coordinator

Around Webster: Visionary Awards; Brutschin’s conflict research; Barnidge’s Pakistan workshop; Ehrhard student employment coordinator

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments for members of the Webster University community include: Pollock, Nadal MA ’75 Named 2015 Visionary Award Winners Kelly Pollock, adjunct faculty member, and Cecilia Nadal (MA ’75), were among the seven women recognized for the 2015 Saint Louis Visionary Awards. Pollock, executive director of COCA, was honored as Outstanding Arts […]

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In the News: Schubert on ISIS, Pollak on EU; Chess in NY Times; WILLOW in RFT

In the News: Schubert on ISIS, Pollak on EU; Chess in NY Times; WILLOW in RFT

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Geraghty-Rathert’s WILLOW Project in RFT The Riverfront Times ran a full feature on the Community Coalition for Clemency and  The Women Initiate Legal Lifelines to Other Women, or WILLOW Project, founded by Anne Geraghty-Rathert, associate professor of Legal Studies and Chair of Women and Gender […]

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Expanded Geneva Summer Clusters Offer Study Abroad, Learning Community Opportunities for Students

Expanded Geneva Summer Clusters Offer Study Abroad, Learning Community Opportunities for Students

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following the success of the cluster of three courses Webster University Geneva offered students last summer on the subject of Sustainability, this year the Geneva campus will expand its offer of special clusters. These clusters of three courses each are open to all undergraduate students in the Webster University network. Ron Daniel, Webster Geneva academic […]

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Snapshots: Vienna Hosts Bhutan’s Tho Ha Vinh on ‘Gross National Happiness’

Snapshots: Vienna Hosts Bhutan’s Tho Ha Vinh on ‘Gross National Happiness’

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster Vienna welcomed to campus Tho Ha Vinh, the program director of the Gross National Happiness (GNH) Centre in Bhutan, to give an overview of the concept of GNH. His talk on Jan. 22 drew about 60 people to hear about the implementation of this alternative paradigm for economic development in the Kingdom of Bhutan, […]

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