Professor Madeira received some good news! She is the recipient of Lehigh's Paul J. Franz, Jr and Class of '68 Award, which will fund her travel to Austria later this year to present at a conference and complete a project with a colleague at the University of Innsbruck. Her project will help IR scholars understand the distinctive and unexpected ways that Latin American countries have integrated into the global trade regime.
Before her semester abroad was cut short because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lehigh junior Samantha Margolis (IR-MLL) had the opportunity to write and give a speech at the Human Rights Council on Madagascar's UPR. Her speech starts at 22:53.
IR Department Lieberman Student Research Award
This program has several options to support student research:
- Presentation option – Direct research funding to support approved student participation in a conference, workshop or program where students present original International Relations research. The Lieberman Student Research Award will reimburse a portion of or all of the student’s expenses for this purpose.
Prof. Henri Barkey will speak at The Helsinki Commission hearing on Human Rights developments in Turkey on Thursday, October 31st.
The International Relations Department is offering competitive student research grants. Please see the details above.
Prof. Henri Barkey publishes an opinion piece in Newsweek: https://www.newsweek.com/you-dont-need-crystal-ball-see-disastrous-ramifications-trumps-syria-decision-opinion-1464436
Professor Henri Barkey's latest in Foreign Policy - read it here: https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/05/10/erdogan-just-committed-political-suicide-istanbul/