The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series features leading figures in international affairs discussing topical and timely issues of global concern. Events are held approximately once a month, typically on a Thursday evening, and are open to the general public. The James Clarke Chace Speaker Series is co-sponsored by Foreign Affairs magazine.
The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series takes place at at the BGIA office, 108 West 39th Street, Suite 1000-A (between 6th Avenue and Broadway). The Series is held in the Fall, September- December and the Spring, January- May.
Current and Upcoming Events
ISIS: The Caliphate at Two
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Michael Weiss in conversation with James Ketterer
A James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series Event co-sponsored by Foreign Affairs Magazine, hosted by The Carnegie Council
Michael Weiss, an expert on ISIS and co-author of "ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror," will discuss the current situation with ISIS, the ongoing conflicts in Syria and Iraq and the broader regional and international implications. BGIA Director James Ketterer will serve as discussant. This event is part of the James Chace Lecture Series and is supported by Foreign Affairs magazine. The Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is host and co-sponsor.
Michael Weiss is a Senior Editor at The Daily Beast and co-author of the New York Times bestseller ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror. He also edits The Interpreter, an online translation and analysis journal devoted to all things Russian and Ukrainian.
James Ketterer is dean of international studies at Bard College and director fo the Bard Globalization and International Affairs program.