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New Media and the Middle East:
Thinking Allowed (PDF)
Annabelle Sreberny looks at the role new media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) have played in political mobilizations across the globe. Video.
The Politics of Energy and What It Means for the Climate (PDF)
Brian Min explores the role governments play in supplying electricity and determining which sector of society gets priority in its delivery.
Translating Human Rights Testimonies (PDF)
Christi Merrill discusses the ideological implications of translating literary texts, particularly in translations of works describing discrimination into the language of the colonizer.
Opportunities for Myanmar? (PDF)
Graduate student Dominic Nardi delivered U-M's 21st Raoul Wallenberg Medal to Aung San Suu Kyi for her human rights work in Myanmar (formerly Burma).
Health Through Accompaniment
in Rural Liberia (PDF)
Colin Yee traveled to Liberia with the help of an International Institute Individual Fellowship to complete an internship with NGO Tiyatien Health.