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Alexandru Balas, International Studies Department and Clark Center for International Education, presented his research projects in three panels at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in March. He presented a paper titled “‘Double Agent’ Negotiators at the Ottoman-Russian-Austrian Peace Negotiations (1699-1878): Applying a Negotiation Analysis Framework to the 18th and 19th Century ‘Eastern Question’ Negotiations.” Also, he was part of two roundtable discussions on the topics of “UN-Regional Collaboration: Achievements, Stumbling Blocks, and the Way Forward” and “The Decline of Violence and the Rise of Peace in the International System.” Finally, he served as a discussant for the panel “Multi-Actor Peace Operations: Approaching a Standard Operating Procedure Theoretically and Empirically.”