Archive News

International Relations is offering IR 82 - Middle East in World Affairs during summer session I with Prof. Eric Fleisch!


IR 10 is being offered online this summer!  


Prof. Benjamin-Britton - summer session I (CRN: 23496)

Professor Henri Barkey's essay "The Kurdish Awakening" is in the March/April 2019 edition of Foreign Affairs:

IR Senior Holly Gwydir '19 will share this year's Library prize for her paper A Study of Poverty in Tajikistan.

Next Teusday (December 11), Professor Barkey will be heading to Louisville to give a talk to the Louisville Comittee of Foreign Relations. He will be talking about curent issues in the Middle East. 


IR Department Lieberman Student Research Award


This program has several options to support student research:


  1. 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.


Professor Barkey interviewed on the October 16th episode of Background Briefing with Ian Masters

Professor Henri Barkey's article 

Why the Trump Administration and Turkey Don’t Win in Pastor Andrew Brunson’s Release

was published on October 12th in Time Magazine online.  You can read the article here:

Join IR & Professor Barkey for lunch to learn more about internships in IR.


Tuesday, 9/25 - 12:00 in MG 203 - IR Commons Room


Lunch provided, RSVP HERE.