PHOTOS: Graduate students work on dissertation research in 32 countries with Buffett grants in summer 2018

This summer, the Buffett Institute supported 46 Northwestern graduate students doing research in 32 countries. Here are their amazing photos from the field.

Buffett Fellows

New Buffett Graduate Student Fellows Program to support PhD students in global studies

The Buffett Institute has launched a fellowship program for Northwestern PhD students pursuing research in global studies.

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The Buffett Institute announces two more Distinguished Visitors in spring 2018

The Buffett Institute will welcome two more Distinguished Visitors for Spring 2018.

Faculty fellow Wendy Pearlman helps explain the Syrian humanitarian crisis through Syrians’ own voices

For the past several years, faculty fellow Wendy Pearlman has documented the stories of displaced Syrians in the Middle East and Europe.

Is UN peacekeeping becoming more deadly?

Affiliate Marina Henke investigates: is UN peacekeeping becoming more deadly?

To produce these findings, Henke worked with undergraduate members of Buffett’s War and Society working group.

Kurdish politics conference hosted by the Keyman Program

Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program hosts interdisciplinary conference on Kurdish politics

November 2-4, 2016, the Keyman Program hosted "Historical and Comparative Perspectives of Kurdish Politics" to discuss an important global issue that often goes ignored by US academics.

Davis Project 2016 Camp Eaish

Peace through my lens: Davis project winner designs fine arts camp for young girls in Jordan

Each year, the Davis Projects for Peace program awards a $10,000 grant to an undergraduate to design grassroots “projects for peace.”

Thanks to Roberta Buffett's gift, the Buffett Center transformed into an Institute in 2015

Celebrating our first year as the Buffett Institute

Check out the new programs and opportunities launched at the Buffett Institute over the past year.

Buffett Research Group Spotlight: Global Politics & Religion

Global Politics and Religion (GPR) brings together innovative thinkers to respond to the challenges of a socially and religiously diverse world.

Buffett Institute faculty contribute commentary after Paris terror attack

Our faculty affiliates frequently lend commentary and expertise on myriad topics around crucial global issues, and their contributions to the conversations that stemmed from the November 13 attacks in Paris are no different.

CFMS Geneva Interns 2015

Buffett Institute and SIGP Fund Undergraduate Internships at UN Conference on Refugees

This summer, funding from the Buffett Institute and the Summer Internship Grant Program (SIGP)

CFMS Director Galya Ruffer and 2015 Geneva Interns

CFMS Works in Pursuit of Solutions at the UNHCR Annual Consultations in Geneva

The Center for Forced Migration Studies goes to UNHCR's Annual Consultations with NGOs to discuss refugee rights and protection,

Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Fall 2015

New Director & Fall Programming for Keyman Modern Turkish Studies

The Keyman Program has a new director, new course offerings, lectures, and other exciting events lined up for the 2015-2016 year.

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Fresh insights on old controversies in the Middle East

MENA faculty members present groundbreaking research in their first book, On the Ground.