Sunday, November 6, 2016

Monday in Washington November 7, 2016

TAIWAN, TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP, AND AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE. 11/7, 9:00-10:30am. Sponsor: Hudson. Speakers: Lotta Danielsson, Vice President, U.S.-Taiwan Business Council; Harry Krejsa, Research Associate, Asia-Pacific Security Program, CNAS; Robert S. Wang, Senior Policy Advisor, Covington & Burling, LLC; Moderator: Seth Cropsey, Director, Center for American Seapower, Hudson.

FIFTH GENERATION AIR COMBAT: THE OPERATOR'S PERSPECTIVE. 11/7, 9:30-10:30am. Sponsor: Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies. Speakers: Maj Gen Glen VanHerck, USAF, Commander, United States Air Force Warfare Center; Lt Col David Berke, USMC, F-35B Pilot; Lt Col Scott Gunn, USAF, F-35A Pilot; Maj David Deptula, USAF, F-22 Pilot; Maj Andrew Stolee, USAF, F-22 Pilot.

ELECTIONS IN HARD TIMES: BUILDING STRONGER DEMOCRACIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY. 11/7, 10:00-11:00am. Sponsor: Wilson Center (WWC). Speakers: Thomas Edward Flores, Co-Author, Associate Professor, Conflict Resolution and Political Science, George Mason University; Irfan Nooruddin, Co-Author, Director, India Initiative, Georgetown University, former Fellow, WWC; William J. Pomeranz, Deputy Director, Kennan Institute, WWC. PURCHASE

US-RUSSIAN RELATIONS AND THE NEW COLD WAR. 11/7, Noon, Lunch. Sponsor: Women’s Foreign Policy Group. Speaker: Angela Stent, Professor, Director, Center for Eurasian, Russian & East European Studies, Georgetown University. Fee

HOW CHINA IS COVERING THE U.S. ELECTION. 11/7, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy, University of Southern California. Speakers: Jim Laurie, Consultant, CCTV America; Mike Ottey, China Daily, Beijing. 

IS ISLAMIC LAW COMPATIBLE WITH HUMAN RIGHTS? 11/7, 12:30pm. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Hauwa Ibrahim, Scholar, Sharia and Human Rights, Harvard Divinity School; Moataz El Fegiery, Protection Coordinator, Middle East and North Africa, Front Line Defenders; Amb. Frederic C. Hof, Director, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Atlantic Council; Moderator: Geneive Abdo, Author, The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Shi’a-Sunni Divide, Atlantic Council. 

FOREIGN POLICY: THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX. 11/7, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University (GWU). Speaker: Author Amitai Etzioni, Professor, International Affairs, Director, Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies. 

PHILIPPINES PRESIDENT DUTERTE, THE UNITED STATES AND CHINA. 11/7, 1:00-2:00pm. Sponsor: Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University (GWU). Speaker: Renato Cruz De Castro, Professor, International Studies Department, De La Salle University, Manila.

STOPPING NORTH KOREA, INC.: SANCTIONS EFFECTIVENESS AND UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES. 11/7, 2:30-4:00pm. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: John Park, Faculty Affiliate, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University; Jim Walsh, Research Associate, Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Jonathan Pollack, Senior Fellow, Interim SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies, Brookings; Moderator: Richard Bush, Senior Fellow, Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings.

ICELAND'S RETREAT FROM FINANCIAL MARKETS. 11/7, 3:00-4:30pm. Sponsor: Richard and Sue Ann Masson Policy Center, Cato Institute. Speakers: Arturo Porzecanski, Distinguished Economist in Residence, American University; Ike Brannon, Visiting Fellow, Cato Institute; Mark A. Calabria (Moderator), Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

FROM EMPIRE TO HUMANITY: THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AND THE ORIGINS OF HUMANITARIANISM. 11/7, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsors: History and Public Policy Program, Wilson Center; National History Center of the American Historical Association. Speaker: author Amanda Moniz, Associate Director, National History Center of the American Historical Association.

THE BLURRING DEFINITIONS OF WAR. 11/7, 6:00-8:00pm. Sponsor: rethinking Seminar Series, Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins. Speaker: Rosa Brooks, Professor of Law, Law Center, Associate Dean, Graduate Program, Georgetown University, Author, How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything – Tales from the Pentagon. 

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