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    Syracuse University's Center for European Studies (CES), hosted at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs at the Maxwell School, promotes interdisciplinary research and study of Europe. CES advances the study of European politics, history, economy, culture, and languages in collaboration with academic programs, professional schools, language programs, and research centers across campus and Syracuse University's study abroad centers. CES fulfills its mission through seminars, conferences, speaker series, language tables, and research grants. CES also provides leadership in building transatlantic and global networks via its international partnerships, collaborative projects, and programs.  

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    Carriere discusses denuclearization in USA Today article

    Fred Carriere, research professor of political science, says that one of the major impediments to getting countries to denuclearize, whether the U.S., North Korea, or Iran, is that "everybody always wants everything up front, with the promise that good things will follow later on, but few will ever be able to accept this strategy." He was quoted in the USA Today article "As Hiroshima bombing turns 75, a look at 6 changes to nuclear arms under Trump."

     

    Bhan comments on Ayodhya, Kashmir in Deccan Herald article

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently laid the foundation for a temple at a flashpoint holy site, Ayodhya, exactly a year after imposing direct rule on Muslim-majority Kashmir, stoking fears that Modi wants to change Muslim-majority Kashmir's demographic and religious makeup along the lines of Israel's actions in the West Bank. "What I see unfolding is a Hindu settler colonial project in the making," says Mona Bhan, Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies. Read more in the Deccan Herald article "Ayodhya, Kashmir: Twin triumphs for Modi and Hindu nationalists?"

     

    Ma quoted in BBC article on Chinese students in the US

    Chinese students in the US are now "politicised and marginalised at an unprecedented level," as Washington is sending "very unfriendly signals," says Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology and author of Ambitious and Anxious: How Chinese Undergraduates Succeed and Struggle in American Higher Education. She was quoted in the BBC article "Being a Chinese student in the US: ‘Neither the US nor China wants us’."

     

    Kallander authors book on 17th century Qing Manchu invasion of Korea

    A new book by historian George Kallander provides a translation of the only first-person account of Korea’s resistance to a key Manchu invasion in the 17th century. The book, titled The Diary of 1636: The Second Manchu Invasion of Korea, is published this month by Columbia University Press.

     
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