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2018-19 INTL Newsletter

Welcome back! It’s the end of Fall term Week 1, and the campus is still buzzing with UO pride and enthusiasm from our many students, faculty, and staff. We are looking forward to another year of academics, research, and global connections among all of our INTL affiliates, including our Pre-International Studies majors, International Studies majors and minors, our returning and new MA candidates, all of department’s core and participating faculty, and our global network of INTL alumni.

As we start a new year looking forward and planning for another successful year, we encourage you to take


Joze Pelayo – Summer 2017

Joze Pelayo graduated from the International Studies M.A. program in summer 2017. He is currently with the Arab Gulf States Institute (AGSIW) in Washington DC, a think tank dedicated to providing expert research and analysis of the social, economic, and political dimensions of the Gulf Arab states. Joze works on digital media, a variety of programs, and high-level research. Currently, given the evolution of Gulf societies and the new generation of emerging leaders, Joze is looking at the role digital media, in particular, digital diplomacy #twitplomacy in an era of statecraft transformation


INTL Lunch Talk Nov. 22 – Constructing Modes of Response: The Recognition of Jerusalem

Constructing Modes of Response: The Recognition of Jerusalem: International Conflict Analysis November 22, 2019 12 – 1 p.m. | 348 PLC

President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel elicited a variety of responses across social media from the Palestinian community. This lunch talk introduces the research methodology constructivist grounded theory as a tool for uncovering the Palestinian responses. Current ongoing graduate research will be discussed.