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Conference on Governance in the Global Narcotics Trade

Conference on Governance in the Global Narcotics Trade

The Center for Global Studies and TraCCC are pleased to convene a conference on the governance of the narcotics trade. We will discuss the patterns and processes through which the narcotics trade is governed in different locales and the implications this has for social and political systems. Discussions will focus on this process from a global and local perspective including analysis of case studies in Brazil, the United States, Colombia, Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

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Xenophobia and Islamophobia in the Modern Era

Xenophobia and Islamophobia in the Modern Era

In recent years, the United States has witnessed an increase in xenophobic and Islamophobic rhetoric. The prevalence of inaccurate information about immigrants and Muslims has resulted in significant fear and mistrust in many communities. This panel discussion will present facts about these two specific groups in order to promote greater understanding and empower audience members to engage in informed activism.

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Comoros Bound: Zoe Siepert

Comoros Bound: Zoe Siepert

Siepert, a global affairs major with a concentration in Middle East and North Africa and a minor in international security, worked with Mason's Peace Corp prep program to successfully apply for Peace Corps Service.

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GLOA’s Professor Niklas Hultin interviewed by Radio France International

GLOA’s Professor Niklas Hultin interviewed by Radio France International

On October 25, the West African country of The Gambia announced that it would withdraw from the International Criminal Court, making it the third African country to do so in one week (after Burundi and South Africa). GLOA’s Professor Niklas Hultin was interviewed by Radio France International on this development in light of The Gambia’s presidential election in December.

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