Recent Speakers 2020-21 

Fall 2020

Lingling Wei visited Professor Pei's Chinese Politics class to talk about her experiences as a China Correspondent with Wall Street Journal 

"A Romance Gone Bad: The Chinese-American Economic Relationship"

Lingling Wei

Careers in Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO's) Mon, November 9 at 5pm (PST)

Kyle Block
Kate Castenson
Malini Sen

"UNDERSTANDING THE COLLAPSE OF DEMOCRACY IN INTERWAR

ITALY AND GERMANY " 

Sheri Berman

Barnard College, Columbia University 

Hosted by Minxin Pei of the Keck Center

Mon, November 2 

"EXPELLED FROM CHINA" 

A conversation with two journalists:

Chris Buckley and Josh Chin 

Hosted by Terril Jones of the Keck Center

Thurs, October 22 

Hosted by the Keck Center for International & Strategic Studies and The Mgrublian Center for Human Rights

"Combating Human Trafficking"

on Wed, October 14 at 4pm (PST)

Any questions ask 

Yvonne Macias: 

ymacias22@cmc.edu

Ambassador Michael McFaul visited Professor Appel’s Comparative Politics class to talk about his experiences serving in Russia.

"Contemporary Issues in Russian Politics and US-Russia Relations"

Ambassador Michael McFaul

“Listening to the talk made me realize how precarious the international balance of power is, even with a powerful leader like Vladimir Putin.” — Nathalie Chavez, CMC’23

Recent Ath & Hot Topic Speakers 2019-20 

 

 

POSTPONED/CANCELLED 

Tues. April 21, 2020

 ATH - Evening Program

5:30 - 8pm

 

Institute Research Showcase

 

2nd Annual

Spring 2020

 

POSTPONED - FALL 2020

Thurs. April 9, 2020

 ATH - Evening Program

Co-Sponsored with

Phi Beta Kappa Society

VALERIE HUDSON

"Sex Ratios, Brideprice, Polygyny:

The Link to Conflict and Instability"

 

POSTPONED - FALL 2020

Mon. March 30, 2020

 ATH - Lunch Program

Eggert Dining Room

LUCILLE HORNBY

"Taking the Measure of Xi's China"

 Wed. March 4, 2020

 ATH - Evening Program

Parents Dining Room

BIAO TENG

"From 1989 to 1984: The Formation of China's High-Tech Totalitarianism"

 

Thurs. February 27, 2020

 ATH - Evening Program

Parents Dining Room

ZOLTAN BARANY

"The Burmese Exception: Explaining

Exits from Military Rule"

 

 

Thurs. January 30, 2020

 ATH - Evening Program

Co-Sponsored with

Salvatori Center

SHERI BERMAN

"How to think about the development

of democracy today"

HOT TOPICS

FRI, March 6, 2020 at 5:15 - 6:30 pm 

Location: Roberts North 12

 

TOPIC: Talk with Prof. Sinha of CMC on Citizenship Act in India.

Want to know more about the events unfolding in India? Come join us! Indian food will be provided!

SPACE IS LIMITED!

RSVP to lmahe22@cmc.edu

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HOT TOPICS

FRI, JANUARY 24, 2020 at 5:00 - 6:30 pm 

Location: KRV 102 

 

TOPIC: Talk with Prof. Bou Nassif of CMC on Current Events Unfolding in Iran

Want to know more about the current events unfolding here? Come join us! Food will be provided.

SPACE IS LIMITED!

RSVP to schen22@cmc.edu

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Fall 2019

Fri. November 22, 2019

 ATH - Lunch Program

IVAN KURILLA

Can Russian-American Relations

Be Fixed? Lessons from History

Mon. November 18, 2019

 ATH - Evening Program

JAMES KYNGE

"Be Water": Hong Kong's Protests and Beijing's Response"

Mon. November 11, 2019

 ATH - Evening Program

Co-Sponsored with

Religious Studies

TAL SCHNEIDER

"Israeli Society at a Crossroads"

Monday, Sept 30, 2019

 ATH - Evening Program

SUSAN THORNTON

How to Live with China:

US-China Relations Post-40

Wednesday, Sept 25, 2019

 ATH - Evening Program

DAVID ANDREWS

Crashing Out: Will Britain

Leave the EU on October 31?

Thursday, Sept 19, 2019

 ATH - Evening Program

Co-Sponsored Event

SAMANTHA POWER

The Education of an Idealist

HOT TOPICS

FRI, OCT. 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm 

Location: Kravis 61 with CIRS Students

Meet PROF. TOM LE of Pomona College to learn more about the protests in Hong Kong. Chinese food will be catered for this event.  

Want to know more about the current events unfolding here?  Come join us! 

SPACE IS LIMITED - Must sign up for this event! 

 

This event has past. Please check out our next Hot Topics! 

HOT TOPICS

FRI, NOV. 8 at 12 noon to 1:15 pm 

Location: KRV 102 with CIRS Students

PROFESSOR ROD CAMP, of CMC, is a Philip M. McKenna Professor of the Pacific Rim that focuses on Mexican Politics, US-Mexico Relations, and Violence and Security in Mexico.

TOPIC: "Avocados, 9/11, and Narcotics: The Crisis at the Mexico-US Border"

Want to know more about the current events unfolding here?  Mexican food will be provided. Come join us!

SPACE IS LIMITED - RSVP to 

Sarah Chen: schen22@cmc.edu

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HOT TOPICS

THURS, OCT. 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Location: Ath Eggert Dining Room with CIRS Students

Meet BENJAMIN WALDMAN, a former Army officer, who will be here to talk about his experience working with the Kurds. There will be more talk on US policy, the challenges of balancing Syrian,  Russian, Kurdish, Turkish, ISIS and AQ actions and agendas. 

Want to know more about the current events unfolding here?  Come join us! 

SPACE IS LIMITED - Email Lyn Mahe to reserve your spot: lmahe22@cmc.edu

This event has past. Please check out our next Hot Topics! 

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