Fall 2004 Institutions News Archive

Keith Maskus has been giving major speeches around the world recently: He was keynote speaker at the Conference of Latin American Trade Ministers, "Globalization, Intellectual Property Rights, and Social Equity," Bogota, Colombia, July 22, 2004.

Clionadh Raleigh (Geography masters candidate, Political and Economic Change Program intern) has received a grant from the Norwegian government for research at the Center for the Study of Civil War, a center in the International Peace Research Institute (http://www.prio.no/) in Oslo, Norway. She begins her year-long stay in August.

Marco Antonsich presented his paper "Cardinal Markers as Geopolitical and Identity Markers: The Case of Finland" at FINN FORUM VII, an Interdisciplinary Conference in Finnish and Finnish-North American Studies. The 7th in a series of international conferences on Finnish Immigration and Ethnicity, occurring since 1974, this year's Finn Forum title is "Cultural Encounters: Migration, Ethnicity, and Identities," and was hosted by the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis MN on October 28-30, 2004.