In recent years, the Duke University Center for International Studies has focused its efforts on a select number of themes: global health, global governance and democracy, global production of the arts, human rights, and regional powers. At the core of our efforts on such themes are non-credit University Seminars. The seminars bring together faculty and students with the goals of developing an intellectual community and supporting individual research and training. Each seminar meets eight to twelve times a year, hosting outside presenters. Many of the recent seminars are now available on iTunes U.
For 2010-2011 DUCIS will be sponsoring the following University Seminar topics: