BGIA News and Events

James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series 

Our Speaker Series features leading figures in international affairs discussing topical and timely issues of global concern. Events are typically held one Thursday evening per month. The James Clarke Chace Speaker Series is co-sponsored by Foreign Affairs magazine. These events are free and open to the public by RSVP.

Upcoming Events

A Conversation with Meline Toumani

Thursday, May 3, 2018

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bard Hall, 410 West 58th Street, NY, NY
This event is part of the James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series. It is free and open to the public by RSVP.

Author Meline Toumani will discuss her book, There Was and There Was Not: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia, and Beyond, in conversation with Professor H. Ege Ozen of the College of Staten Island, City University of New York.

Meline Toumani is a freelance writer and editor based in New York City. She has written about politics, ideas, books, and music for the New York Times Sunday Magazine and culture pages, Harper's, the Nationn+1Salon, the Boston GlobeNewsdayGlobalPost, the National, and Travel + Leisure. As a foreign reporter, she has worked in Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, and Russia.

Ege Ozen completed his doctoral studies in political science at Binghamton University (SUNY) and specialized in comparative politics. His research interests include voting behavior, domestic politics of the Middle Eastern and North African countries, elections and electoral processes, political parties, and representation. 
Contact: Anna Seidner 646-839-9262

Archive of Past Events



Thursday, March 29, 2018

FDR: The Last 100 Days, a Conversation with David Woolner

Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, 47-49 E 65th St, New York, New York 10065 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The United Nations Today: Change and Continuity

Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, 42 W 44th St, New York, New York 10036 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Timothy Snyder - On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs - 170 E 64th Street, New York, NY 10065