Sunday, October 28, 2018

Our grief shared with Squirrel Hill

Thanatos created by Karl Bitter
Green Mount Cemetery at Montpelier, Vermont

Monday in Washington, October 29, 2018

THINKING STRATEGICALLY ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS CHALLENGES IN NEGOTIATIONS WITH NORTH KOREA. 10/29, 10:00-11:00am. Sponsor: Heritage. Speakers: Jung Pak, Senior Fellow, Brookings; Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea; Dan Aum, Director of the DC Office, National Bureau for Asian Research; moderator: Olivia Enos, Policy Analyst, Asian Studies Center, Heritage. Webcast

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EBOLA THEN AND NOW: LESSONS TO RESHAPE OUR STRATEGIES AMIDST NEW OUTBREAKS. 10/29, 10:30am-Noon. Sponsor: Center for Global Development (CGD). Speakers: Oliver Johnson, Visiting Lecturer, King’s College London; Jeremy Konyndyk, Senior Policy Fellow, CGD; Carleigh Krubiner, Policy Fellow, CGD; Sinead Walsh, Ireland Ambassador to Sierra Leone; moderator: Reid Wilson, Correspondent, Hill. Webcast

HEROES OF CHARACTER. 10/29, 11:00am-Noon. Sponsor: Heritage. Speaker: Author Lawrence Reed, President, Foundation for Economic Education, Former President, Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Michigan, Real Heroes: Inspiring True Stories of Courage, Character and Conviction; moderator: Romina Boccia, Director, Center for the Federal Budget, Heritage. Webcast

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JUNGLE GROWS BACK: AMERICA AND OUR IMPERILED WORLD. 10/29, 2:00-3:15pm. Sponsor: German Marshall Fund (GMF). Speakers: Dr. Robert Kagan, Author, Stephen & Barbara Friedman Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Project on International Order and Strategy, Foreign Policy Program, Brookings; Dr. Emily Haber, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United States; Moderator: Dr. Karen Donfried, President, GMF.

HEALTH SECURITY AND NORTH KOREA: ADVANCE FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION. 10/29, 2:00-4:00pm. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Shanelle Hall, Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF; Victor Cha, Senior Adviser and Korea Chair, CSIS; Kee B. Park, Paul Farmer Global Surgery Scholar, Harvard Medical School; Sue Mi Terry, Senior Fellow, Korea Chair, CSIS; moderator: J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director, Global Health Policy Center, CSIS. 

TRUMP-DRIVEN POLARIZATION REFLECTS DIVERGENT VIEWS OF AMERICA’S FUTURE: FINDINGS FROM THE 2018 AMERICAN VALUES SURVEY. 10/29, 2:00-4:00pm. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: Robert P. Jones, CEO, PRRI; Karlyn Bowman, Senior Fellow, AEI; E.J. Dionne, Jr., W. Averell Harriman Chair and Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution; William A. Galston, Ezra K. Zilkha Chair and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Janelle Wong, Professor of American Studies, University of Maryland. 

FRENCH AMBASSADOR DISCUSSES THE EVOLVING U.S.-FRENCH RELATIONSHIP. 10/29, 3:00-4:00pm. Sponsor: Hudson. Speakers: Amb. Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France to the US; moderator: Walter Russell Mead, Distinguished Fellow, Hudson. 

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NORTH KOREA: UNDERSTANDING AND EXPLOITING THE MOST RECLUSIVE HUMAN INTELLIGENCE TARGET. 10/29, 4:30-5:30pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics (IWP). Speakers: Jihyun (Amanda) Won, Student, IWP, MA in Government, Johns Hopkins. 

VIEW OF AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY OVER 60 YEARS THROUGH THE EYES OF WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY, JR. AND THE MOVEMENT HE FOUNDED WITH ALVIN S. FELZENBERG. 10/29, 5:00-7:00pm. Sponsor: Elliott School, GWU. Speaker: author Alvin S. Felzenberg, Professor of Communications and Political Science, Annenberg School for Communications, University of Pennsylvania.

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION IN HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT. 10/29, 5:30-6:30pm. Sponsor: CSIS. Speaker: Dr. Jeanette Epps, Astronaut, NASA, Former Technical Specialist, Ford Motor Company; moderator: Nina Easton, Senior Associate, CSIS, Co-Chair, Fortune Global Forum. Webcast.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Monday in Washington, October 22, 2018

RUSSIAN DIMENSION IN US-CHINA RELATIONS. 10/22, Noon-2:00pm. Sponsor: Initiative for US-China Dialogue on Global Issues, GTU. Speaker: Dr. Peter Clement, Visiting Senior Research Scholar, Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University, former Deputy Assistant Director for Europe, CIA.

CAREFUL REVIEW OF ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS: ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECT ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY. 10/22, Noon-2:00pm, Lunch. Sponsors: Leadership, Ethics and Practice Initiative, Elliot School, GW; Institute for International Science and Technology Policy, GW. Speaker: Jason Matheny, Assistant Director, National Intelligence.

INDO-PACIFIC ECONOMIC ARCHITECTURE: FROM BLUEPRINT TO REALITY. 10/22, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: Snowcroft Center, Atlantic Council. Speakers: Dr. Robert Dohner, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center, Atlantic Council; Dr. Ken Jimbo, Professor, Keio University; Dr. Cheol Hee Park, Visiting Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center, Atlantic Council; Dr. Akihiko Tamura, Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies; Moderator: Dr. Miyeon Oh, Director and Senior Fellow, Asia Security Initiative, Scowcroft Center, Atlantic Council.

THE NEW DYNAMICS OF GLOBAL ENERGY AND CLIMATE: A CONVERSATION WITH EXELON CEO CHRIS CRANE. 10/22, 2:00-3:15pm. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: Chris Crane, President and Chief Executive Officer Exelon Corporation; MODERATOR: David G. Victor, Co-Chair - Cross-Brookings Initiative on Energy and Climate.
CHINA BUILDS FOR GLOBAL POWER PROJECTION. 10/22, 4:30-5:30pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics (IWP). Speaker: Rick Fisher, Senior Fellow on Asian Military Affairs, International Assessment and Strategy Center.

U.S.-CHINA RELATIONS AND THE THUCYDIDES TRAP: HOW RISING POWERS AND ESTABLISHED POWERS RELATE. 10/22, 6:30-8:45pm. Sponsors: US Former Member of Congress (FMC); Committee of 100; Elliott School, GW. Speakers: Dan Maffei, Former US Representative (D-NY), Commissioner, Federal Maritime Commission; David Shambaugh, Director, China Policy Program, Elliott School, GW; Robert Gee, Former Assistant Secretary of Energy, President, Gee Strategies Group LLC.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Monday in Washington, October 15, 2018

TAIWAN’S VIBRANT DEMOCRACY AND ITS IMPACT ON ASIA AND US. 10/15, 12:15-2:00pm. Sponsor: Stimson. Speakers: Derek Mitchell, President, National Democratic Institute; Harry Harding, Ph.D., University Professor and Professor of Public Policy, University of Virginia; Distinguished Adjunct Professor, International Doctoral Program in Asia-Pacific Studies, National Cheng Chi University, Taipei, Taiwan; Shirley Lin, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of Political Economy at the Chinese University of Hong Kong; Lecturer in Political Science at the University of Virginia; Moderator: Yun Sun, Co-Director, East Asia Program; Director of the China Program, Stimson Center.

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THE VIRTUE OF NATIONALISM. 10/15, 2:00-3:00pm. Sponsor: Heritage. Speakers: Yoram Hazony, Author, President, Herzl Institute in Jerusalem, Director, Jewish Philosophical Theology project, John Templeton Foundation; Dr. Theodore R. Bromund, Senior Research Fellow in Anglo-American Relations. 

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FOUNDATION OF THE CIA: HARRY TRUMAN, THE MISSOURI GANG, AND THE ORIGINS OF THE COLD WAR. 10/15, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics (IWP). Speaker: Author Richard E. Schroeder, Former Intelligence Officer, US Army, Former Deputy Director, CIA Center for the Study of Intelligence.

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN THE 21ST CENTURY: THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES (PART 3). 10/15, 6:00-7:30pm. Sponsors: Environmental Law Institute; ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice; Program on Environmental and Energy Law, AU Washington College of Law. Speakers: Charles Lee, Senior Policy Advisor for Environmental Justice, USEPA; Vernice Miller-Travis, Senior Consultant, Skeo Solutions, and Founder, WE ACT for Environmental Justice; Dr. Ezra Rosser, Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, AU; Dr. William J. Snape III, Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, American University; Moderator: Kendra Brown, Senior Director for Diversity, Inclusion and Affinity, Washington College of Law, AU.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Monday in Washington, October 8, 2018

Also known as Columbus Day
Federal Offices Closed

NEW DAWN FOR PROTECTIONISM? FROM TRADE WARS TO MEGA-REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS. 10/8, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: Edward Alden, Senior Fellow, CFR; Soumaya Keynes, US Economics Editor, Economist; Toshihiro Nakayama, Professor, Keio University, Japan Fellow, Asia Program, Wilson Center; Hylke Vandenbussche, Professor, Economics and Business, Head, Research Center of International Economics, University of Leuven; Mark Wu, Professor, Harvard Law School. Moderator: Mireya Solís, Director, Senior Fellow, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings.