Tag: Politics & International Relations

Around Webster: Vautravers an Oxford Visiting Fellow; Kingston on Rights of Displaced Persons

Around Webster: Vautravers an Oxford Visiting Fellow; Kingston on Rights of Displaced Persons

| December 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

Recent professional news and honors for Webster University community members include: Vautravers Appointed Oxford Visiting Fellow; Speaks in France on Arms Industry, Deterrence Doctrines Alexandre Vautravers, of the International Relations Department at Webster University Geneva, has been appointed a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University. Building upon research produced for the Swiss government earlier this year, […]

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International Seminar Series: 10 Years of Key IR Speakers in London

International Seminar Series: 10 Years of Key IR Speakers in London

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Over the last 10 years, Webster University students in London have heard from experts in human rights, international relations, and political reform among other topics through the International Seminar Series at Regent’s University, where Webster University programs are offered through Regent’s American College London. So far this year, the series has already welcomed several key […]

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First Papers Available in International Relations Working Paper Series

First Papers Available in International Relations Working Paper Series

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The International Relations Working Paper Series (IRWP) has posted its first two working papers. The papers, “The Interdependence and International Politics of Oil Rentier States: The Case of Saudi Arabia” (No.1 (2013)) by Islam Qasem, and “How the Russian Energy Sector Reacts to Its Foreign Policy: The Costs of Being a Volatile Supplier” No. 2 […]

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Webster Geneva IR Publishes on Urban Warfare, Security Forum

Webster Geneva IR Publishes on Urban Warfare, Security Forum

| July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The International Relations Department at Webster University Geneva has launched two new publications, the edited proceedings of two conferences that took place at the Geneva campus in the spring of 2009 and 2011 respectively. Urbanization and Warfare Conflits en zone urbaine is a significant volume, showing how urbanization has changed the face of warfare. Indeed, […]

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17th International Humanitarian Conference Proceedings Published

17th International Humanitarian Conference Proceedings Published

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The official proceedings have been published from Webster University’s 17th International Humanitarian Conference, which took place in 2012. The proceedings were edited by Alexander Vautravers, head of Webster University Geneva’s International Relations Department, with Daniel Donavan, a graduate of the Global MA in International Relations program, who is launching his own non-governmental organization. Vautravers and […]

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In the News: Brasfield Tonight; Hellinger on Venezuela; Powers, Constantine on KSDK; Rishe on NFL Draft; McBride in Post

In the News: Brasfield Tonight; Hellinger on Venezuela; Powers, Constantine on KSDK; Rishe on NFL Draft; McBride in Post

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent and upcoming media coverage involving Webster University includes: Tonight: Brasfield on ‘Stay Tuned’ Look for Jim Brasfield on St. Louis PBS affiliate KETC Channel 9’s “Stay Tuned” discussion program at 9 p.m.  tonight to discuss the Affordable Care Act. Brasfield is a professor of Management and Health Management and also the book editor for […]

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Geneva Hosts EU Economist on Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Geneva campus recently hosted Lucian Cernat, chief economist for trade with the European Union Commission in Brussels, who discussed the importance of free-trade agreement between the EU and the United States. His guest lecture was arranged through the International Relations program at Webster Geneva. Cernat presented compelling arguments for why new attempts to […]

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Around Webster: Jackson’s Design Nominated; Rishe at Harvard; Hellinger in Norway; Weissman in NACADA…

| April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news from Webster faculty and staff includes: Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts visiting assistant professor Seth Jackson‘s lighting design work on the Muny production of Dreamgirls has been nominated for the 2013 Excellence in Live Design Awards. Vote for his work at Live Design Online here. * * * Patrick Rishe, associate […]

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Vienna Grad Wins International Relations Prize for Ghana Thesis

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Webster University alumnus Armin Hübner, winner of the annual International Relations Thesis Prize for his thesis, “Ghana and the Resource Curse.” Hübner is a recent graduate from the Webster Vienna campus, where he earned his M.A. in International Relations. He completed a bachelor’s degree at the University of Economics and Business Administration in […]

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Webster Vienna Students’ International Relations Work Featured

Webster Vienna Students’ International Relations Work Featured

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two students in international relations at Webster University Vienna recently earned accolades for their academic work: An article by graduate student Assel Serikbayeva was featured in the January 2013 issue of the OPEC Bulletin [pp. 40-47, PDF]. In the article, titled “Kazakhstan — the Caspian’s jewel in the crown,” Serikbayeva explores the history, growth and […]

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