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The HWS Update

Zahra Arabzada ’19 returns to campus to discuss being a refugee while helping her family navigate immigration processes and exile. Recent graduate Zahra Arabzada ’19 will offer a public talk about refugee escape, diaspora and exile from Afghanistan to the United States, Germany and elsewhere at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 21 in the Sanford

French Professor Kanaté Dahouda examines how the politics of ethnic identities led to a Civil War in the Ivory Coast in 2010. Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies Kanaté Dahouda has published a political essay on the Ivory Coast in “Le Patriote” and “Lebanco.net,” daily newspapers covering news and analysis on politics, business, culture and

English Professor Alla Ivanchikova on the ways fiction and film “imagine” Afghanistan in the post-9/11 world. On the latest episode of the Pulteney Street Podcast, President Joyce P. Jacobsen asks Associate Professor of English Alla Ivanchikova about her scholarship, which ranges from post-9/11 literature to the concept of “technoimmortality.” They also discuss global literary trends,

Charlotte Peterson ’22 looks at global politics through two lenses during internships with the Council on Foreign Relations and the Nobel-nominated human rights group Mwatana. Last spring, amid the ongoing crisis in Yemen, Charlotte Peterson ’22 was helping document human rights conditions from behind her computer screen in Geneva, N.Y. Peterson first began researching the

Launching a career in diplomatic relations, Denzel Degollado’19 has been awarded a Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship that provides $90,000 in benefits, two internships and employment in the State Department as a Foreign Service Officer. Following a highly competitive national contest, Denzel Degollado ’19 has been selected as a 2022 Charles B. Rangel

The Gilman International Scholar program, facilitated by the U.S. State Department, recognized HWS among the top producing institutions of the past 20 years. This month, Hobart and William Smith were recognized as a “Small Institution, 20-year Gilman Top Producer.” During the past two decades, dozens of HWS students have earned the Benjamin A. Gilman International

HWS Debaters win Pre United Asian Debating Championship. Sreyan Kanungo ’23 and Sarim Karim’ 22 teamed up with Josh Kemp, a graduate from London School of Economics, and recently won The Cross Debsoc Pre United Asian Debating Championship tournament on Sept. 26. This was the first time the trio debated together. The international Asian Parliamentary

Tess Weber ’23 colorfully describes her encounters in a travel blog.  While studying abroad in Denmark, Tess Weber ’23 is documenting new experiences in her blog Travels With Tess: Spending the Fall 2021 Semester in Europe. As a student blogger, Weber is one of 15 American students who are capturing their day-to-day in the Danish

After qualifying for the quarterfinal round at the World Universities Debating Championships 2021, Sarim Karim ’22 and Sreyan Kanungo ’23 became the eighth place English as a Second Language team in the world. World Universities Debating Championships (WUDC) is considered the most prestigious debate tournament in the world. The 2021 competition included the best debaters

Diplomacy is only as productive as each party’s capacity to listen. This principle, which Mustafa Sayed ’11 absorbed from mentors around the globe, serves as a model for his work as executive director of the Pakistan-China Institute. Based in Islamabad, Sayed heads the think tank’s efforts to promote dialogue among Pakistan, China and neighboring countries. By informing