Norwich University Applied Research Institutes publishes Summer 2015 edition of peer-reviewed journal

Norwich University Applied Research Institutes’ (NUARI) Institute for the Study of Culture and Language (ISCL) has released its latest issue of the “Journal of Culture, Language and International Security.”

Entitled “Clash of Cultures,” the Summer 2015 issue (PDF) is the third issue of the online journal. In it, editors and writers challenge the theory advanced by the late conservative political scientist Samuel Huntington that people’s religious and cultural identities will be the primary source of global conflict in the wake of the Cold War. Instead, a diversity of contributors suggest that cultures may be the currency of international and transnational struggles and partnerships.

As in previous editions, the current issue presents articles spanning anthropology, sociology, psychology, criminal justice, international relations, economics, linguistics and other related fields.

The journal was established to enable a wide range of academics, experts and students to explore theories, disseminate research and discuss trends linking international security to bodies of knowledge in culture and language. The intended audience includes policy and decision makers, military and non-military academics, professionals and students, as well as others engaged in efforts to ensure a better understanding of the complex factors at play in a dynamic and uncertain global environment.

The publication of the journal fulfills one of NUARI’s missions: to build and share a comprehensive body of professional knowledge on research, the development of learning programs and application of culture and language considered critical to the future of U.S. military strategy and missions.


Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) was federally chartered under legislation sponsored by Sen. Patrick Leahy in 2002 and is funded in part through the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense. NUARI is dedicated to pursuing the ideals of Norwich University founder Captain Alden Partridge to participate in the building of this nation and to prepare its graduates to deal with threats to an American way of life and builds on the University’s status as a National Security Agency Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.

NUARI, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, serves the national public interest through the study of critical national issues and the development of related educational and training programs; by conducting rapid research, development and deployment of needed technologies; and by addressing related policy, information management and technology issues to enhance a national capability for preparedness and response.  NUARI accomplishes its mission through development of strategic alliances, partnerships, collaborations, and outreach programs with diverse public and private sector stakeholders; communities of governmental and non-governmental organizations, academic and research institutions; and business and industry associations and entities.

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States of America. Norwich is one of our nation’s six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).


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