As China pledges to shift away from coal, an international competition on renewable investments in developing countries is underway. At a recent virtual talk, Duke's Jackson Ewing discussed the significance of China's global infrastructure projects and their impact on climate.
Duke Gary Gereffi, HEC Montréal Ari Van Assche and University of Manchester Stephanie Barrientos co-signed a letter addressed to both World Trade Organization's Director-General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Least Developed Countries' Coordinator, H.E. Mr. Ahmad Makaila, where they propose a multilateral scheme for boosting LDC’s inclusion in the global trade system.
At a Wednesdays at the Center event, Duke alumnus and community organizer Brandon Williams explained how he is leading a historically Black neighborhood, Walltown, to reshape a redevelopment project with the inputs of local residents.
Speaking at a webinar at Duke, Jackson Ewing illustrated the environmental implications of infrastructure projects in developing countries and China’s pledges to shift away from high-emission investments.
The Duke University Center for International and Global Studies (DUCIGS) is delighted to announce that Sophia Goodfriend, Ph.D. student in the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University, has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Award for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Jean Casimir, Professor of Humanities at the University of Haiti and former Haitian ambassador to the United States, presented his most recent book, The Haitians: A Decolonial History , in a virtual Wednesdays at the...
At an event organized by the Duke Center for International and Global Studies, Keith Mines (U.S. Institute of Peace) made the case for nation-building as a practice where "incomplete successes" are never a failure. The event was moderated by former U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela, Duke's Patrick Duddy.
At a Wednesdays at the Center event of Duke University's John Hope Franklin Center, artist and grassroots educator Alison Kysia explained how an art project helped her heal the anti-Muslim bigotry experienced after 9/11
The Steering Committee of the Africa Initiative wishes to announce a call for applications to fund small projects, events, and speakers organized by students in fall 2021 or spring 2022. We envision...