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The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series

The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series
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 by RSVP. The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series is co-sponsored by Foreign Affairs magazine.

Our Location

The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series takes place at BGIA, 36 West 44th St., Suite 1011 (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues). 

Speakers for Spring 2014

To reserve your space at an event please call 646-839-9262, email bgia@bard.edu.

Wednesday, February 19

"Nuclear Weapons and U.S. National Security”
Thomas M. Nichols, Professor of National Security Affairs, United States Naval War College; author of: No Use: Nuclear Weapons and U.S. National SecurityEve of Destruction: The Coming Age of Preventive War; and Winning the War: Lessons for America's Future from the Cold War, among others; member of Jeopardy hall of fame.  
7 pm, BGIA, 36 W 44th St. Suite 1011 New York, NY

Thursday, March 20

"Leaders at War"
Elizabeth N. Saunders, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University; former fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; author of Leaders at War: How Presidents Shape Military Transformations.
6:15 pm, BGIA, 36 W 44th St. Suite 1011 New York, NY

Thursday, April 3

"Merging Competing Military Forces After Civil Wars"
Roy Licklider, Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University; author of: New Armies from Old: Merging Competing Military Forces After Civil WarsStopping the Killing: How Civil Wars EndLiving Together After Ethnic Killing; and many others.  
6:15 pm, BGIA, 36 W 44th St. Suite 1011 New York, NY

Thursday, April 17

"Drafting an Egyptian Constitution"
Tamer Nagy Mahmoud, Associate, White & Case, LLP;  former advisor on constitutional reforms, Public Interest Law and Policy Group, Government of Egypt; founder, Independent Association for Legal Support in Egypt.
6:15 pm, BGIA, 36 W 44th St. Suite 1011 New York, NY

Thursday, May 8

"Thin Skinned and Short-Sighted: America's Foreign Policy Drift"
Michael Moran, Vice President, Global Risk Analysis, Control Risks Group; author of The Reckoning: Debt, Democracy, and the Future of American Power; former editor-in-chief, cfr.org; former faculty member, BGIA.
6:15 pm, BGIA, 36 W 44th St. Suite 1011 New York, NY