Northwestern University

Fri 12:00 PM

Governmental vs. Nongovernmental Nature of International Relations

When: Friday, May 13, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: 1902 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Jeff Cernucan   847.467.2770

Group: Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Category: Global & Civic Engagement


This talk asks how the world has taken a more governmental or nongovernmental approach to global problems across time and across issue area (education, health, labor and telecommunications), and explains why that has been the case. 

Alexandru Grigorescu, IO/IL Visiting Scholar, is an associate professor of political science at Loyola University Chicago. His research has primarily analyzed the relationship between changes in international organizations and those in the domestic realm. He is the author of Democratic Intergovernmental Organizations? Normative Pressures and Decision-Making Rules (Cambridge University Press, 2015). Prior to his academic career, he served as a diplomat in the Romanian Foreign Ministry and was posted to the Romanian Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York.

This is part of the Buffett Institute Faculty & Fellows Colloquium. Find it on Facebook.

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