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Ralph Buultjens

Ralph Buultjens

Adjunct Professor

Ralph Buultjens has been on the NYU faculty for over twenty years. He was Nehru Professor and Professorial Fellow at Cambridge University (U K); Senior Fellow at The Carnegie Council and ISRI -IFS (India -Sri Lanka); Director of the International Development Forum; Adviser/Consultant to international organizations - agencies including the U.N. University, UNDP-UNCTAD and the World Bank. He has written books on global politics and history, notably Rebuilding the Temple-Tradition and Change in Modern Asia, China After Mao- Death of Revolution and The Decline of Democracy. He has received several awards including the Toynbee Prize for Social Sciences, the Colombo Plan Award and Teaching Awards from NYU and the New School University. He is a frequent commentator on international media.

Currently Teaching

World Politics: The Coming Rise and Fall of Great Powers

Discuss the possibility of a new shake-up of the global power structure and the resulting fateful consequences for the coming decades.