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Global Health
Global Health explores the risks and opportunities of globalization for the health of the world population, including the increased spread of diseases across borders and oceans, and the enhanced ability to alert populations and health organizations about epidemics. It also addresses international emergency response systems for health epidemics in different parts of the world.
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Global Economy
Global Economy explores the changing reach and nature of economic flows and political organization under conditions of globalization, raising issues such as international economic growth and crisis, global competition.
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Global Security
Global Security explores international, ethnic, and religious conflicts, and considers ways of preventing and resolving conflicts, including negotiation and fostering of deeper cross-cultural understanding. It raises issues such as the role of the United Nations, armed intervention, non-governmental organizations, humanitarian relief, terrorism, international law, and diplomacy.
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Global Society
Global Society explores how our understanding of who we are changes under globalization, exploring issues such as race, religion, nationality, history, and gender. It addresses the interchange of ideas between cultures, movements of people, international rights, and other factors impacting cultural development in different parts of the world.


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Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 9

Conference -- 15th Annual Policy Conference: Transatlantic Responses to Militant Islam: Countering Violent Extremism in the United States and the European Union
Faculty Organizer: Prof. Michael Kenney (GSPIA)
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence, Global Studies Center
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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