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

Sanctions, Allies & Adversaries: Balancing Interests & Values

Thursday, June 28, 2018

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice: 42 W 44th St, New York, New York 10036
Human Rights First Senior Vice President Robert Berschinski will discuss how sanctions, alliances such as NATO, and other diplomatic tools and relationships can help the United States support human rights, in conversation with BGIA Director and Bard Dean of International Studies James Ketterer. 

This presentation, which is part of BGIA's James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series, is cosponsored and hosted by the Vance Center for International Justice, and is supported by Foreign Affairs magazine. Also participating are participants and staff from Bard College's U.S. Foreign Policy Summer Institute, supported by the U.S. State Department's Study of the U.S. Institutes. 

The discussion will be followed by a reception, and is free and open to the public by RSVP. Please RSVP here.
Contact: Julia Tinneny

Archive of Past Events



Thursday, May 3, 2018

A Conversation with Meline Toumani

Bard Hall, 410 West 58th Street, NY, NY 
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