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GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Visitor's Day with Nicole Opper

GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Visitor's Day with Nicole Opper

Sixteen-year-old Juan Carlos ran away from an abusive home and lived on the streets of Mexico City for years before finding his way to IPODERAC, a unique group home and social enterprise located in Puebla, MX. IPODERAC is defined by a strong sense of brotherhood and sustained by the sale of artisanal goat cheese.

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GLOA 101 Students Find Globalization Embedded on Campus

GLOA 101 Students Find Globalization Embedded on Campus

This semester in Dr. Studemeyer’s GLOA 101 classes, students completed “photovoice” projects for one of their assignments. For their projects, Dr. Studemeyer’s students explored George Mason’s campus looking for how the processes of economic globalization are embedded in the campus landscape.

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Conference On Security in The Maghreb-Sahel

Conference On Security in The Maghreb-Sahel

The Maghreb-Sahel region sits at the center of some of the most significant challenges facing the world today, ranging from terrorism to refugees, from poverty to weak institutions. Please join experts from the United States Institute of Peace, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, RAND Corporation, the Embassies of Mali and Niger, the World Bank, and more, in a discussion of these challenges.

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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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