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Tanzanikia Taylor ’23 and Hannah Ward ’20 Share their Experiences with CUGS

We had the opportunity to work closely this semester with two students. Among other things, they wrote awesome reflections on some of our Global Vantage Point Talks. Click any title below to read more: Breaking the Border: Experiences of Kurds in the Middle East, A talk by Savas Ergul Taking a Step to Promote Quality […]

Trinity Launches Graduate Certificate in Urban Planning

The graduate studies program at Trinity College, in partnership with the urban studies program, masters in public policy program, and Center for Urban and Global Studies, will launch a graduate certificate in urban planning for the fall 2020 semester. This program will be the first graduate program in urban planning in Connecticut. In a field […]

GVP Lecture review: “Breaking the Border: Experiences of Kurds in the Middle East” Dr. Savaş Ergül, Visiting Scholar, Center for Urban and Global Studies

Our final GVPS Lecture of this semester’s series saw Dr. Savaş Ergül present Breaking the Border: Experiences of Kurds in the Middle East. Situating the history of Kurdish people, Ergül demonstrated the lived experiences of Kurdish people throughout Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria. First interrogating the concept of borders as a place of violence, tragedy […]

GVPLS Lecture Review “Taking a Step to Promote Quality Education, Health, and Menstrual Hygiene in Accham, Nepal” Digesh Chitrakar ’22, Davis Projects for Peace Grant Recipient

Digesh Chitrakar’s GVPS Lecture, Taking a Step to Promote Quality Education, Health, and Menstrual Hygiene in Accham, Nepal, demonstrated the efforts made by Chitrakar and his peers to encourage menstrual education in the rural district of Accham, Nepal.   Before delving into the process and methods of the project, Chitrakar highlighted the importance of situating […]