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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.

Professor Grigoryan was among several members of the Lehigh Faculty honored at a reception on Monday in Linderman Library.  The reception was spotlighting the books published by faculty over the past year.  A collection of essays and speeches on Armenia-Turkish relations and the Karabagh conflict, by independent Armenia's first president, Levon Ter-Petrossian, which was edited by Professor Grigoryan was among the books recognized at the reception. 



"Armenia's Future, Relations with Turkey and the Karabagh Conflict" 

Grigoryan Barkey and Lule

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May 10, 2018

Professor Henri Barkey's "The Making of a Kurdish Mandela" was published on Thursday in Foreign Policy.

You can view the article here:

The International Relations Department hosted it's annual Senior dinner on Tuesday, May 1st at the University Center.  

Congratulations to the class of 2018 and to the award winners!


Aurie N. Dunlap Prize in International Relations - Ileana Exaras

Aurie N. Dunlap Prize in International Relations - Ryan Grace

Carey B. Joynt International Relations Award - Theresa Ridings

Oles M. Smolansky Award for Academic Excellence in International Relations - Anastassiya Perevezentseva


Class of 2018

International Relations is offering four courses this summer - use this as a chance to get ahead or explore a new interest!


Tim Davis, class of 2011, a double major in International Relations and German has won a Fulbright scholarship to study in Germany.  Tim is currently working in IRaq on a mine sweeping team and has previously worked with the United Nations in South Sudan.