Upcoming & Recent Speakers 2021 

Spring 2021

 

An Event in Honor of the 40th Year of The Keck Center

for International and Strategic Studies at CMC

 “A Decade After the Killing of Osama Bin Laden”

Former CIA Deputy Director, Michael Morell

and Former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, Cameron Munter

Fri, April 23 at 12 noon

Webinar Registration Link

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Arthur Adams Family Distinguished Lecture

 “Bananas, Beaches, and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics”

Cynthia Enloe

Clark University

Wed, April 21 at 4pm

Zoom Link 

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Human Rights & IR Career Panel

Fri, APRIL 16, 2021

2:00pm (Pacific)

Co-Sponsored by The Mgrublian Center for Human Rights & the Keck Center for International & Strategic Studies.

RSVP here

Any questions, Email Sydney Heath at: sheath22@cmc.edu

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 "The Global Economy: Five Trends That Will Define The Global Economy"

Dambisa Moyo

World Famous Zambian Economist

and a 4-Time New York Times

Best Selling Author

Fri, April 9 at 12:15pm

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"The Hermeneutics of Race in International Theory"

Siba N. Grovogui

Cornell University

 

Wed, April 7

“China’s Foreign Economic Policy”

Lingling Wei

Award-Winning Senior China Correspondent at The Wall Street Journal and Co-Author of "Superpower Showdown"

Thur, March 25

 “Dancing in the Dark: LGBTIQ Rights

and Russian Politics"

Lyosha Gorshkov

Slippery Rock University

 

Wed, March 3 

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Protest Panel

Fri, February 26, 2021

12:00pm-1:15pm (PST)

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Dr. Regina Smyth

Dr. David Ost

Dr. Yuliya Brel

The Power of Protest in Eastern Europe:

Russia, Poland, and Belarus

Co-Sponsored by European Union Center of California (Scripps) & the Keck Center for International & Strategic Studies (CMC).

Any questions, Email our Keck Ambassador Sarah Chen at: schen22@cmc.edu

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Careers in the Public Sector

Mon, February 15, 2021

5:00 pm (PST)

Come join us along with CMC alumni with degrees in IR building a career in public service at the Department of State, Department of Defense, US Pacific Command, CIA, National Security Council, and more!

Any questions, Email our Keck Ambassador Jayson Yasukcochi at: jyasukcochi22@cmc.edu

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STATE OF THE WORLD eVENT

fRI, fEBRUARY 5, 2021

4:30-5:30 pm (PST)

Concerned? Confused? Hopeful?

Join us on Zoom to discuss the events of 2020 and 2021 with the CMC IR Faculty

Any questions, Email our Keck Ambassador Sarah Chen at: schen22@cmc.edu

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Flash Panel AND student forum

"Making sense of the chaos

in American Democracy"

Thurs, Jan. 7, 2021 at 5pm

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Recent Speakers 2020

Fall 2020

 “THE FUTURE OF LIBERAL DEMOCRACY"

Francis Fukuyama

Stanford University

 

Mon, November 23 

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 

Mon, November 2 

"EXPELLED FROM CHINA" 

A conversation with two journalists:

Chris Buckley and Josh Chin 

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"

“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

Ambassador Michael McFaul

Vice President

Debate Watch Party

Wed, Oct. 7, 2020 AT 6pm

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“DIVERSITY IN THE FOREIGN SERVICE"

Thomas Hwei

U.S. Foreign Service

Wed, September 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! 

 

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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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