Podcast: The Covid-19 and Political Transition in Kyrgyzstan

This program is the second in a series of podcasts on Central Asian international relations that aims to discuss key events and developments in the region and in its engagement with the world.  The podcast is part of a project by Dr. Eric McGlinchey and Dr. Shairbek Dzhuraev on debating the region’s relationships.  The podcast…

Youth, Peace and Security Nexus: Perceptions Toward Youth

From global climate change demonstrations and strikes to protests against ruling elites, corruption, and inequality, the world witnessed mass youth protests in the last year. Despite youth’s remarkable political mobilization, their messages are often devalued or ignored. This is mainly related with the contradictory perceptions of youth as being ‘troublemakers’ or ‘victims’, or ‘agents of…

Social Movements in the United States and the Role of Media

The Young Professionals in International Relations talks series hosted Robert Rosenthal, executive producer at the Center for Investigative Reporting, on September 28, 2020. Rosenthal spoke about the past and present of covering social movements in the United States, and the motivational, mobilizing power of information. Rosenthal touched on how the media of the past struggled…

Get Started: Teaching Online #4 – Evaluating Learners and Your Online Course

How can online courses and the students that take them be effectively evaluated? This video discusses the methodologies that can be used in figuring out what worked and what did not when conducting online courses. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in schools around the world making transitions from in-person to online learning. Get Started: Teaching…

Get Started: Teaching Online #3 – Supporting Learners in an Online Environment

What services, structure, and expectations are needed for successful online learning? How can learning experience be more enjoyable while still attaining positive learning outcomes? The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in schools around the world making transitions from in-person to online learning. Get Started: Teaching Online is four-part series of videos designed to highlight new learning…