Sunday, March 30, 2014

Monday in Washington March 31, 2014

THE ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF TERRITORIAL TAXATION. 3/31, 8:30am-1:15 pm. Cosponsors: AEI and International Tax Policy Forum. Speaker: Jason Furman, Council of Economic Advisers; Alex Brill, AEI; John Samuels, General Electric; Dhammika Dharmapala, University of Illinois; Kevin Markle, University of Waterloo; Alan D. Viard, AEI; Michael Graetz, Columbia University; Sebastien Bradley, Drexel University; Peter Egger, ETH Zurich; Fritz Foley, Harvard University; Rosanne Altshuler, Rutgers University; Alan Auerbach, University of California–Berkeley; Susan Morse, University of Texas at Austin; Paul Oosterhuis, Skadden; Johannes Voget, University of Mannheim; James Hines, University of Michigan; Mihir Desai, Harvard University; Arthur C. Brooks, AEI. 

NPT PROCESS. 3/31, 9:30-11:30am. Sponsors: ACA in cooperation with Physicians for Social Responsibility, Speakers: Ambassador Desra Percaya, Mission of Indonesia to the United Nations (invited); Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova, Senior Research Associate, Center for Nonproliferation Studies; Dr. Ira Helfand, Vice-president, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.

A PIVOTAL YEAR IN AFGHANISTAN: 2014 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION AND THE PLANNED DRAWDOWN OF US AND NATO FORCES. 3/31, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speakers: John Allen, Former Commander, NATO International Assistance Force in Afghanistan; Najib Sharifi, Senior Analyst, Afghanistan Analysis and Awareness; Ronald Neumann, Former US Ambassador to Afghanistan.

FOCUS ON THE INTERNATIONAL DRUG POLICY DEBATE. 3/31, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Global Health Policy Center, CSIS. Speakers: Ambassador William R. Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director, CSIS Global Health Policy Center; Kevin Sabet, former Senior Advisor, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, Director of Drug Policy Institute, University of Florida; Michel Kazaktchine and Ruth Dreifuss, members, Global Health Commission. 

DOES AID UNDERMINE ACCOUNTABILITY? EVIDENCE FROM BANGLADESH. 3/31, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: Center for Global Development (CGD). Speaker: Raymond Guiteras, Lead Economist, University of Maryland.

CONTESTATION AND ADAPTATION: THE POLITICS OF NATIONAL IDENTITY IN CHINA.3/31, 12:30-1:45pm. Sponsor: Sigur Center, George Washington University. Speaker: Dr. Enze Han, Lecturer, Department of Politics and International Studies, SOAS, University of London.

UNFINISHED TRANSITION: ISLAM, PLURALITY AND DEMOCRACY IN INDONESIA. 3/31, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. Speaker: Bob Hefner, Professor of Anthropology, Boston University.

AFGHANISTAN 2014: DISPATCHES FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN TRAIL. 3/31, 12:15-1:45pm. Sponsor: New America Foundation (NAF). Speakers: Faiysal AliKhan, Fellow, NAF; Clare Lockhart, Co-Founder and Director, Institute for State Effectiveness; Omar Samad, Senior Fellow, NAF.

THE ETERNAL NAZI. 3/31, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: Foreign Policy Institute (FPI). Speakers: Souad Mekhennet, Author, Journalist, Fellow, FPI; Nicolas Kulish, Author and Journalist, NY Times; Guy Raz, Host, TED Radio Hour, NPR.

AN UNWANTED VISIONARY: GORBACHEV'S UNREALIZED AMBITIONS AND THE SOVIET'S RETREAT FROM ASIA. 3/31, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: History and Public Policy Program, Wilson Center. Speaker: Sergey Radchenko, Reader in International Politics, Aberystwyth University.

GLOBAL HEALTH LAW. 3/31, 5:00-8:00pm. Sponsor: Georgetown University Law Center. Speakers: Author Lawrence Gostin, Director, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law; Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations; Ezekiel Emanuel, Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania; Edith Brown Weiss, Professor of International Law, Georgetown Law.

LEADERSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS: LESSONS LEARNED. 3/31, 6:00-8:00pm. Sponsor: Elliott School, George Washington University. Speaker: Robert Gallucci, President, MacArthur Foundation.

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