Watson Institute for International Studies

BIARI Draws Developing World Scholars

June 6, 2011

The Watson Institute welcomes participants in the 2011 Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI).

For three weeks in June, BIARI is providing a platform for promising young faculty from the developing world to engage in intellectual and policy dialogue with each other and with leading scholars in their fields.

Institute faculty will again this summer provide academic and administrative leadership for BIARI, now in its third year, joining other Brown faculty members and visiting professors from around the world.

Some 150 participants and visiting faculty have come to Brown from 40 countries. Each will attend one of four institutes – Development and Inequality in the Global South: Research and Theory in Comparative Perspective; Critical Global Humanities: Life Forms, Languages and Sounds of the New; Climate Change and its Impacts: Water in a Changing Climate; and Global Health: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on HIV/AIDS.

BIARI is sponsored by Brown’s Office of International Affairs and Santander Universities. Institute Associate Professor Keith Brown is director.