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Lecture series: Brazil, Russia, India, China

The Spring 2012 Fairhaven Lecture Series has the theme “B.R.I.C. (Brazil, Russia, India, China)” and will help you learn about these emerging economies and how they are affecting world power relations. All lectures in this series are free, open to … Continue reading

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Pew Global Attitudes Project

Are you interested in public opinion data? “The Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project conducts public opinion surveys around the world on a broad array of subjects ranging from people’s assessments of their own lives to their views about the … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 18

We’ll Always Have Paris American Tourists in France Since 1930 by Harvey Levenstein DC34.5 .A44 L49 2004 New Arrivals, 2nd floor As I busily rush around trying to tie up some loose ends before heading to New York tomorrow [HA, … Continue reading

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Global Café W Mar 16: Paris, Japan, Belize

The Center for Global Education’s monthly Global Café series on Wed., Mar. 16th, from 5-6pm will focus on Paris, Japan, and Belize (location: Andersen Library’s big-screen TV area , near the Food for Thought café). Check it out! Andersen Library … Continue reading

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Make (& eat!) ravioli! Tues. 3/15

I LOVE Italian food, so I’m excited to announce that on Tuesday, March 15, there will be a discussion of Italian food and culture AND an Italian cooking demonstration in Andersen Library! Audience members not only get to help prepare … Continue reading

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Global Cafe Feb 23: Ghana!

The Center for Global Education’s monthly Global Café series on Wed., Feb. 23rd, from 5-6pm will focus on Ghana, Africa (location: Andersen Library’s big-screen TV area , near the Food for Thought café). Know before you go! Andersen Library has … Continue reading

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Global Café Dec. 8

The Center for Global Education’s monthly Global Café series on Wed., Dec. 8th, from 5-6pm will focus on Germany, Vietnam and Peru (location: Andersen Library’s big-screen TV area , near the Food for Thought café). It’s the last fall session! … Continue reading

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World Development Report

As a follow-up to a post back in April about the World Bank releasing its data, they just announced that they have also opened up the World Development Report to the world for the same cost: free. That includes access … Continue reading

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Global Café Tues 10/19

The Center for Global Education‘s monthly Global Café series will kick off Tues., Oct. 19th, from 5-6pm in Andersen Library’s big-screen TV area (near the Food for Thought café). Topics on Oct 19 will be financial aid/scholarships for study abroad, … Continue reading

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Economic Data for Free? Yes, Please.

I confess. I’m a sucker for free stuff. More specifically, I like finding credible, well-respected information freely available online. So when the World Bank announced that they were opening up their statistical resources for free, you can imagine that I’m … Continue reading

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