In this new Institute, scholars and practitioners examined the relationships between disaster and longer-term threats to human well-being, hearing from experts, participating in innovative simulations and learning from each other.
BIARI participants from BIARI 2009-2014 are invited to apply for alumni funding, made possible by support from Santander Universities. Learn more.
At BIARI, an environmental scientist finds a variety of collaborators with whom to tackle a range of challenges.
Dozens of scholars from around the world gather to discuss cutting-edge research in international studies.
Oliver Mtapuri, of University of Limpopo, South Africa, was a discusses the Political Demography of Institutional Inequality in Latin America.
Focused on current knowledge regarding HIV and women over the life course in a global context: epidemiology, pathogenesis, transmission and prevention, women-centered HIV treatment, and gender inequalities.
"BIARI is not about “enlightening” under-exposed scholars from the academic and social margins with the “superior knowledge” of an elite American university. BIARI’s learning is multi-directional, communal, intent on challenging..."
Silvia Giorguli Saucedo, of the Center for Demographic, Urban, and Environmental Studies, El Colegio de Mexico, presents to participants on Mexican return migration (from the US) and development-related outcomes in Mexico.
Artist and activist Ana Correa, from Peru's Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani, was a guest faculty member in Theater and Civil Society. "Rosa Cuchillo" depicts a mother, returned from the dead herself, searching for her disappeared son.
Brown University’s International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI) convene participants from around the world to address pressing global issues through collaboration across academic, professional, and geographic boundaries. More