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Global Trumpism - One Year On

"Six months before the election of President Donald Trump, Mark Blyth predicted the result. He did so by placing Trump's election in global context that tracked the evolution of the global growth regime over the prior 30 years. But since Trump's election many of the factors that supposedly drove his election have diminished in importance.

Update From The Field: Student Grant Recipient

Thank you Kwame N. Owusu-Daaku, grant recipient of 2014 for the Ceny Walker Graduate Travel Grant, for gaining 2nd place in the 7th Annual Urban Poverty Graduate Paper competition by Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars! We are proud of your accomplishments! See below for his updates!

Update From The Field: Student Grant Recipient

By Kaitlyn Bretz, grant recipient of Ceny Walker Undergraduate Fellowship to travel to Indonesia!

Update From The Field: Student Grant Recipient

Olubunmi Orekoya, grant recipient of the Seung Yeun Kim Dissertation Award.

Walker Institute Project Update

Tyler D. Parry has authored "'What is Africa to me' now?: African-American heritage tourism in Senegambia"

Congratulations to our Spring 2017 Student Award Winners!

Ceny Walker Undergraduate Fellowship and Li-Ching Graduate Fellowship

Honoring Dr. James 'Jim' Townsend Myers, Former Director of the Center for Asian Studies

It is with great sadness that the Walker Institute shares the news of the passing of Professor James T. Myers. Jim was one of the most influential people in the early development of the Walker Institute.

2016 Director's Report

Read about Walker Institute's accomplishments in 2016 and its goals for 2017.

Call for Papers

Proposals invited for the 59th Annual Conference of the American Association for Chinese Studies Institutional Host and Conference Venue: Walker Institute, University of South Carolina

Congratulations to our 2017 Faculty Award Winners!

View 2017 winners of Faculty Research Grants, Internation Conference Grants, and an International Education Grant


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