2021 Summer Global Leadership Seminar Resources
Global Governance, Citizen Activism, and Constitution Building
Please note that this program agenda may be subject to change in the coming weeks as we develop the structure of the program and confirm activities and speakers.
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Pre-Program Student Resource Guide
Click here to access the 2021 Summer Global Leadership Seminar's Pre-Program Student Resource Guide. This guide provides participating students with the resources need to develop the background knowledge and understanding of the week's topics needed to fully participate in expert speaker briefings and activities. Included in this guide are also resources that are critical for student's weeklong Mock State Building team projects. Students are also encouraged to utilize the Questions to Consider provided on the guide in order to guide their research.
Federalism Debate Outline and Resource Guide
This debate outline and resource guide is for the third program day (Wednesday, July 14) during which students will participate in a formal debate focused on the topic of Federalism in the United States. This outline and resource guide includes general debate topic resources and team-specific resources that have been chosen to guide students in crafting their arguments for their side of the debate question. This document also includes students' team assignments for the debate activity. Click here to access.
Expert Speaker Recommended Resources
Students are invited to watch this video featuring the program's first expert speaker, Augusto Lopez-Claros (Chair, Global Governance Forum) and his discussion on "Global Governance and the Emergence of Global Institutions for the 21st Century." Participating students may want to use some of the content discussed in this video in order to help them prepare for the Q&A portion of this expert speaker briefing taking place on Monday, July 12.
Expert speaker Maria Jaraquemada, Programme Officer for Chile and Southern Cone of Latin America at the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), recommends that students read this article before participating in her expert speaker briefing on Tuesday, July 13.
Expert Speaker Maria Jaraquemada also recommends that students watch this short video on the aftermath of the constitutional rewrite vote in Chile before participating in her expert speaker briefing on Tuesday, July 13. Students can access this video here.
Students are encouraged to read about journalist and photographer Hsiuwen Liu's work reporting on how the people in Hong Kong struggle with collective trauma and memory. This is a helpful resource for students who will be interviewing Liu during the program's Interactive Workshop on Tuesday, July 13. Click here to access this resource.
Students are encouraged to read about award-winning reporter Karla Mendes' work on providing an in-depth analysis of the Indigenous presence in Brazil's urban areas. This is a helpful resource for students who will be interviewing Mendes during the program's Interactive Workshop on Tuesday, July 13. Click here to access this resource.
This video from the Pulitzer Center explains the definition of "under-reported stories" and how students are able to find them. It also provides students with context on under-reported stories in how they relate to global affairs as a whole. This is a helpful resource for the program's Interactive Workshop on Tuesday, July 13. Click here to access this resource.
Award-winning reporter Karla Mendes, featured in this program's Interactive Workshop on Tuesday, July 13, recommends these two resources for students who are interested in learning more about the history of Indigenous peole in Brazil and the soco-economic issues they face in the country today. Students can access the multi-media reporting project here and the article here, both written by Mendes.
Nicholas Mosvick, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Content at the National Constitution Center, will be speaking with students during the program's Scholar Exchange taking place on Wednesday, July 14. Mosvick will be teaching students about Federalism, prior to the program's formal Debate activity on that same topic. Mosvick recommends the following key documents for students who want to gain a more in-depth understanding of the topic of Federalism:
- Federalist #39
- Brutus #1 (Anti-Federalist)
- McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
- President Andrew Jackson's Bank Veto (1832)