The Arch of Titus is indisputably my favorite arch in the world. There are some pretty fine arches here and there, commemorating a variety of triumphs for history’s victors, but Titus’s arch has always engaged me in a unique way because of the story of why it was built. The arch has a connection to … Continue reading ROME: ARCHES AND PROPHECY
Global Roundup – December 2018: Part 2 – European Nationalism and Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws
As 2018 winds down, here are two more global issues that matter - Growing nationalism in Europe and the draconian Islamic blasphemy laws in Pakistan - most recently in the case of Asia Bibi. It's your world: Be informed.
Global Snapshots: Spring 2018
By Phil Johnson, Ph.D. March 24, 2018 http://www.globalnext.org Greetings Globalnexters - this season of study-abroad conferences and research is going by like a whirlwind - so I thought I’d stop for a moment and share some insights and impressions from the places that Global Next has found itself in the last few weeks. Here are … Continue reading Global Snapshots: Spring 2018
Rome, Qatar and Chasing Rabbits
November 24, 2014 I recently returned from conducting a leadership conference in Italy followed by some research work in Qatar - two very different places, and each with a unique voice in the world. Rome is the home of the Roman Catholic Church and Pope Francis (who was recently ranked as the 4th most powerful … Continue reading Rome, Qatar and Chasing Rabbits