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Joanna Rozpedowski, a Ph.D. Candidate in the Government program and US-UK Fulbright Scholar at the University of Liverpool School of Law, recently presented at the International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the EU. The conference, which is organized by the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy, was held in Brussels from May 22-24, 2014. Ms. Rozpedowski’s presentation was entitled “EU’s Foreign Policy in an Era of Conflict-induced Population Displacements and Global Political Disequilibria.” The conference happened to coincide with the European Elections, a very active period for politicians and voters across the European continent.
More information about the conference is available here.
Joanna Rozpedowski, a student in the Ph.D. in Government program, is currently studying International Human Rights Law at the University of Liverpool in the UK. Ms. Rozpedowski was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study International Human Rights Law at the University’s School of Law after a highly competitive three-tier application and interview process. Some highlights of Joanna’s time in England are below:
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One-of-a-Kind Experience [05.22.2013]
USF students participate in the prestigious Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference to engage in geopolitical discussions and networking.
Congratulations to Joanna Rozpedowski who, after three tiers of application and interview procedures, has been awarded a Fulbright to study International Human Rights Law at the University of Liverpool School of Law in the United Kingdom in the upcoming academic year. Thanks also to Dr. Gibbons for supporting her application.
USF is becoming more cosmopolitan every day. On February 6, the former Prime-minister and Minister of Justice of Romania, Catalin Predoiu held a conference at USF through Skype, addressing the students in Dr. Susan MacManus’ Media Politics class in the Department of Government and International (GIA) within the College of Arts and Sciences. GIA graduate assistant Mirela Stimus - an European political journalist herself - invited Mr. Predoiu to talk about his experience in relationship with mass media, as well as the universality of politics. Another guest was Ingrid Mood, a successful journalist at Radio Free Europe in Bucharest, Romania and special reporter for the European Parliament. The class was an interactive virtual experience, which added to the global dimension of academic exposure.
Former White House adviser on weapons of mass destruction to discuss Syria and Iran at USF [10.08.2013]
Gary Samore, who served as President Barack Obama’s coordinator for arms control and weapons of mass destruction, proliferation, and terrorism, will discuss the crisis in Syria, America’s shifting relationship with Iran and the ongoing issues of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East in a conversation at USF’s Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies on Thursday, Oct. 10.
Two USF students participate in Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference [05.22.2013]
To be chosen to attend the annual Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference (NAFAC) is a unique honor with lasting impact. The two students who represented the University of South Florida this year, Lianet Vazquez and Stephanie Germeroth, recognize the value all the more as they continue to reflect on their three-day immersion in some of the world’s most pressing political matters and contact with renowned experts. There’s nothing else quite like it.
CAS student receives prestigious place on Fulbright Summer Institute to the UK [05.14.2013]
Shelby Thomas, a student from the University of South Florida has received a place on a Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Cardiff, Bangor and Aberystwyth Universities in Wales on one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide.
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