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Snapshots: Austrian Marshall Plan symposium at Webster for 1st time

Snapshots: Austrian Marshall Plan symposium at Webster for 1st time

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

For the first time, the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation held its annual symposium at Webster University’s Vienna campus, where thought leaders discussed the significance of transatlantic relations in general and current issues in particular. Marc Bittner began the June 10 event discussing a survey conducted in Austria, indicating that while support for increased cooperation with the United […]

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Snapshot: Humanitarian and Former ICRC Head at Webster Geneva

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Former Swiss bilateral diplomat, Secretary of State and former secretary of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Cornelio Sommaruga recently spoke about his life and engagement in an inspiring lecture at Webster University’s Geneva campus. He came to Webster at the invitation of Michel Veuthey, professor of International Law at Webster University Geneva and former […]

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Military Historian Returns to Geneva as Visiting Professor

Military Historian Returns to Geneva as Visiting Professor

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University Geneva welcomes back visiting professor Martin van Creveld for the Fall 2 2012 term. A visiting professor in the International Relations Department, he will be teaching one graduate and one undergraduate course on the themes of “Future Wars” (INTL 5860) and “Political Theories” (POLT 1070). Van Creveld previously visited Webster Geneva in 2011 […]

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In the News: IT Investment; Vautravers on Mali; Human Rights Speaker on KSDK

In the News: IT Investment; Vautravers on Mali; Human Rights Speaker on KSDK

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage of Webster University includes: Webster’s $1 million investment in information technology infrastructure upgrades — most visibly, the recently relaunched University website — garnered coverage in the St. Louis Business Journal, as did the launch of the undergraduate degree program in mobile computing.  *  *  * Alexandre Vautravers, head of International Relations […]

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In the News: Vautravers on Mali; Rishe on Lance Armstrong; SPICE Cup

In the News: Vautravers on Mali; Rishe on Lance Armstrong; SPICE Cup

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage featuring Webster University: Alexander Vautravers, head of International Relations at Webster’s Geneva campus, appeared both on France 24’s English edition and on Al Jazeera English this week to discuss the situation in Northern Mali and the UN/ECOWAS options to bring an end to the human rights abuses, free Western hostages, prevent […]

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International Relations Working Paper Series Launches

International Relations Working Paper Series Launches

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Faculty members at Webster University’s Vienna campus have spearheaded the launch of the International Relations Working Paper (IRWP) Series. The IRWP Series is co-edited by Vienna international relations head Samuel Schubert and research professor Johannes Pollak. Working papers are similar to scholarly journals in that the paper selection process follows a double-blind, peer-reviewed standard. One […]

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Vienna Hosts Conference on Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno Karabakh Conflict

Vienna Hosts Conference on Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno Karabakh Conflict

| March 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Organization of Azerbaijani Students (AAV) hosted a conference at Webster University Vienna around the theme, “Armenia-Azerbaijani Nagorno Karabakh Conflict: 20th Anniversary of the OSCE Minsk Process.” The March 5 conference aimed to focus the attention of the international community on this protracted conflict, reviewing negotiation processes since their inception within the OSCE […]

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Humanitarian Conference Recap: Refugees and Armed Conflicts

Humanitarian Conference Recap: Refugees and Armed Conflicts

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Students in the current Geneva cohort of Webster’s Global MA in International Relations program went “beyond the call of duty to do a truly excellent job” in working with other Webster students to make the annual humanitarian conference in Geneva a success, said Alexandre Vautravers, head of the International Relations program at Webster University Geneva. […]

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Outspoken Iraqi Leader Visits Webster London

Outspoken Iraqi Leader Visits Webster London

| January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

A former member of the Iraqi Parliament will visit the Webster University London campus location to discuss post-withdrawal Iraq. Mithal al-Alusi’s visit is part of the International Open Seminars Series at the Webster Graduate School London at Regent’s College. Mithal al-Alusi, leader of the Democratic Party of the Iraqi nation, won his seat in Iraq’s […]

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Webster Vienna Welcomes Former High Rep to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Webster Vienna Welcomes Former High Rep to Bosnia and Herzegovina

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

This Wednesday, Sept. 21, Ambassador Dr. Wolfgang Petritsch, Permanent Delegation of Austria to the OECD and former High Representative to Bosnia and Herzegovina, joined students and faculty for a lecture and dialogue on the “The European Union and the Balkans” at Webster University’s Vienna campus. The publicly accessibly event, which was attended by more than […]

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