Virtual Global Engagement

AFGHANISTAN: What went wrong? What comes next?

October 5, 2021

A virtual discussion with our esteemed guests Nadar Hashemi and Emran Queshi as they discuss the intricacies of the US occupation of Afghanistan and what the future holds for the US – Afghanistan relationship.

Reverend Naomi Tutu spoke virtually at CSU

March 24, 2021

Reverend Nontombi Naomi Tutu, race and gender justice activist as well as daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, spoke virtually at Colorado State University on March 24, 2021, at 3p.m. MT. The lecture was part of the Global Engagement Distinguished Speaker lecture series presented by the Office of International Programs and sponsored by First National Bank of Omaha. The event was free and open to the public.

International Symposium held February 23-24, 2021

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The International Symposium featured virtual panel discussions on topical international issues, which impact the United States and the world in increasingly palpable ways. Sessions included climate change, immigration and the refugee crisis in Central and South America, diversity from an international perspective, pandemics and emerging infectious disease, foreign relations, and innovation.

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U.S., China, and Russia: Great Power Competition with Ambassador Michael McFaul

On December 3, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul spoke virtually with the CSU community about the power relationships between the United States, China, and Russia. During this conversation, organized by the Office of International Programs, McFaul shared his expertise as well as an account of what he witnessed while serving as ambassador in Russia.

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Video Series with CSU’s Todos Santos Center

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday in Mexico held annually on November 1st and 2nd to celebrate and honor our friends and families who have died. This video series will be released over the course of October and early November 2020.

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Voting & Civic Engagement Around the World

A virtual panel discussion with three CSU international students, Montse Domingo, Guney Kuru, and Jerry Nguyen, and Lance Wright from the CSU’s Lory Student Center, about voting and civic engagement around the world.

Atifete Jahjaga, former President of Kosovo, in virtual conversation with CSU President Joyce McConnell

Atifete Jahjaga, the first female president of Kosovo, will speak virtually with CSU President, Joyce McConnell, on lessons learned in Kosovo about vibrant democracies and the need for engagement. The event took place on October 6, 2020.

A Conversation with Andrea Duffy, Author & Professor

Book: “NOMAD’S LAND: Pastoralism and French Environmental Policy in the Nineteenth-Century Mediterranean World”

Andrea Duffy, Ph.D., who teaches Middle Eastern history and specializes in the environmental history of the Mediterranean region, wrote this book as a way to give voice to a group of people who have largely been voiceless. Her book explores the reasons why at the end of the 19th century, the number of nomadic shepherds had dwindled sharply. Professor Duffy also recently shared more information about her research and her book in a SOURCE article. Listen to her fascinating conversation with Colette Sterling of the Office of International Programs in the video interview below.

Media Literacy in an Era of Uncertainty

Panel Discussion with Professors Daniela Castillo, David Freed, & Sarah Pooler

Listen below to this panel discussion with Professors Daniela Castillo, David Freed, and Sarah Pooler with host Colette Sterling. This panel was brought to you by the Office of International Programs and the department of Journalism and Media Communication.