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 […]

Global Vantage Point Lecture Series: A Comparative Analysis of the Historic Japanese and other Asian Migration to the Hawaiian Archipelago

Trinity sophomore Emma Schneck’s Global Vantage Point Lecture, A Comparative Analysis of the Historic Japanese and other Asian Migration to the Hawaiian Archipelago, investigated the political and economic factors that spearheaded Hawaii into a heterogeneous state. Schneck received a Tanaka grant through CUGS to complete her research during summer 2018. Schneck begins the lecture by […]

Global Vantage Point Lecture Series: The Gendered Effects of Climate Change in The Global South

“How Understanding the Gendered Effects of Climate Change in the Global South can Help to Build a Climate Resilient Future” Dr. Chesney McOmber, Adjunct Lecturer, University of Florida Dr. McOmber’s Global Vantage Point Lecture, How Understanding the Gendered Effects of Climate Change in the Global South can Help to Build a Climate Resilient Future, examined […]

Alumna’s project for peace creates children’s robotics and coding camp in Armenia

Trinity College alumna Mariam Avagyan ’18 was welcomed back to campus recently to give a presentation about a robotics and coding camp for children that she hosted last summer in her home country of Armenia using a Davis Projects for Peace grant. The April 9 presentation was part of the Global Vantage Point Lecture Series […]

Scholars share perspectives on identity and conflict in Turkey

by Gabby Nelson Trinity College’s Center for Urban and Global Studies (CUGS) recently hosted a panel discussion on Turkey’s shift from a democratic to an autocratic regime. The March 28 event, titled “At the Crossroads: Identity and Conflict in Turkey,” served as both an academic exploration of the topic and a celebration of Trinity’s commitment […]

Student Reflections on their Urban Research Grant Projects

The first Fall 2017 Global Vantage Point Lecture Series event featured three Trinity students who presented their summer 2017 field research.   Supported by a Student-Initiated Research Grant from the Faculty Research Committee and a Thomas China Urban Studies Endowment grant from CUGS, Archie Chen ’18 (an Economics and Anthropology double major) carried out research […]