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James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series

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


False Dawn: Protest, Democracy and Violence in the New Middle East

 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, 170 E 64th St, New York, NY 10065
Half a decade after Arabs across the Middle East poured into the streets to demand change, hopes for democracy have disappeared in a maelstrom of violence and renewed state repression. How did things go so wrong so quickly across a wide range of regimes?

Steven A. Cook, the Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, will discuss why the recent Arab uprisings failed and have led to more repression and conflict, and the role that the United States can and should play in the Middle East.

He will be in conversation with James Ketterer, dean of International Studies at Bard College and director of the Bard Globalization and International Affairs program.

This event is part of the James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series, co-sponsored by the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program and Foreign Affairs.

The speaker series is free and open to the public by RSVP. Space is limited. RSVP here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/false-dawn-protest-democracy-and-violence-in-the-new-middle-east-tickets-37881212727?discount=2017Bard
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Archive of Past Events

                                        

2015

Thursday, December 3, 2015

A Talk with Andrew Steinfeld, Foreign Policy Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Bard Globalization & International Affairs Program 108 West 39th Street, Suite 1000-A, NY, NY 
Thursday, November 5, 2015

Beyond Silicon Valley: A Conversation with Elmira Bayrasli on Innovation in Unlikely Places

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs 
 
Thursday, October 1, 2015

Cancelled: "The Amplification of Shame: International Media Coverage of Human Rights Organization Criticism"

Bard Globalization & International Affairs Program 108 West 39th Street, Suite 1000-A, NY, NY 
 
Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA) Info Session/Ukraine Presentation with Walter Russell Mead

Study and Intern in NYC Reem-Kayden Center Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Auditorium 
Thursday, September 10, 2015

"UN to World: Please Reform Us - But Not Yet.
Principles or Principals? Pragmatism and Idealism at the UN"

Bard Globalization & International Affairs Program 108 West 39th Street, Suite 1000-A, NY, NY 
Thursday, April 2, 2015

"East Asian Security Threats
After 'The Pivot'" 

Presented by The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series

Bard Globalization & International Affairs Program 108 West 39th Street, Suite 1000-A, NY, NY 
Thursday, March 12, 2015

"Erdogan Leans East:
Is Turkey's Democracy Slipping Away?"

Presented by The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series

Bard Globalization & International Affairs Program 108 West 39th Street, Suite 1000-A, NY, NY 
Thursday, March 5, 2015

“Al-Qaeda's Branching Out Strategy and Its Consequences”
Presented by The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series

Bard Globalization & International Affairs Program 108 West 39th Street, Suite 1000-A, NY, NY 
Thursday, February 5, 2015

The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series Presents: “The State of Russian-Western Relations: Was there ever a ‘Post Cold-War order’?"

Bard Globalization & International Affairs Program 108 West 39th Street, Suite 1000-A, NY, NY