Rally at Independence Hall in Philadelphia for Soviet Jews in 1965. Message is

Research ·

Voices Heard: SIS Professor Shows How Human Rights Activists Changed U.S. Foreign Policy

Sarah Snyder documents the long 1960s and the crumbling of the Cold War consensus.
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Ibram X. Kendi shown with Robert Benz and Nettie Washington Douglass.

Announcement ·

Celebrating the Bicentennial of Abolitionist Frederick Douglass

To honor and celebrate 19-century abolitionist Frederick Douglass during his bicentennial, American University’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center has teamed up with Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives for "The FD200."
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Ambassador Susan E. Rice and radio host Joshua Johnson

On Campus ·

SIS@60: A Conversation with Ambassador Susan E. Rice & NPR’s Joshua Johnson

On March 8, SIS continues its 60th anniversary celebration by hosting Ambassador Susan E. Rice and WAMU/NPR’s 1A host Joshua Johnson as they discuss America’s place in a changing world.
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Professor Nanette Levinson speaks at a podium.

International ·

MA in Intercultural and International Communication celebrates 50 years

The MA in Intercultural and International Communication at the School of International Service celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
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Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

International ·

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend speaks to SIS Graduate Student Council

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Maryland's first female lieutenant governor and former US deputy assistant attorney general, spoke to SIS graduate students on February 1.
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International ·

Five things to know about North and South Korea

Ahead of the upcoming Winter Olympics, Professor Ji-Young Lee discusses five facts about relations between North and South Korea and their history cooperating with the US.
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The Korean Unification Flag, depicting the Korean peninsula.

International ·

Is a unified Korea possible?

Ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics, Professor Ji-Young Lee explores the history of unification efforts between North and South Korea.
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Professor Stefanie Onder

International ·

Professor Stefanie Onder joins SIS faculty

Professor Stefanie Onder, a development economist who studies the trade-offs between economic development and sustainability, joined SIS this past fall.
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Professor Emeritus Abdul Aziz Said

Faculty ·

SIS’s living peace legend: Abdul Aziz Said

Professor Emeritus Abdul Aziz Said shares how he championed an active approach to peace and came to serve as an SIS faculty member for nearly 60 years.
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Professor Ken Conca in a desert of Kidron Valley, in the Middle East.

Environment ·

SIS professor works to build global environmental peace

Professor Ken Conca, an expert on water and environmental peacebuilding, discusses his work and upcoming Al-Moumin Award and Distinguished Lecture on Environmental Peacebuilding.
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