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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. They are free and open to the general public by RSVP. The James Clarke Chace Speaker Series is co-sponsored by Foreign Affairs magazine.

Current and Upcoming Events


Syria’s Predicament and the U.S. 

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Presented by the Bard College Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA) and Lebanese American University
Dr. Steven A. Cook and Dr. Joshua Landis will offer their latest political analyses on Syria and America’s role in resolving the conflict. Syrian-American journalist Patricia Sabga will moderate the discussion. Reception to follow. 

Location: Lebanese American University
211 E 46th St, New York, New York 10017 

Registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/syrias-predicament-and-the-us-role-tickets-27130092838.

The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series is supported by Foreign Affairs
Steven A. Cook is Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is an expert on Arab and Turkish politics as well as U.S.-Middle East policy. He writes the blog From the Potomac to the Euphrates.

Joshua Landis is Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and Professor at the University of Oklahoma’s College of International Studies. He writes “Syria Comment,” a daily newsletter on Syrian politics. He has lived over 14 years in the Middle East.

Patricia Sabga is an Economics & Global Affairs correspondent whose work has appeared on PBS NewsHour Weekend, Al Jazeera English, CNN, CNBC and NBC News.
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: 211 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017
Sponsor: The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series
Phone: 646-839-9262

Women's Rights Are Human Rights: Global Challenges to Reproductive Health
 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Presented by the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA)
Latanya Mapp Frett, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood Global, in conversation with Terri McGovern, Professor of Population and Family Health at Columbia University Medical Center. 

This event is part of the James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series, which is supported by Foreign Affairs. It is co-sponsored and hosted by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.

This event is free and open to the public by RSVP. Reception to follow. Please RSVP here.



*Please note this event is on a Wednesday and will not be held at BGIA's main office.*
Location: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, 170 E 64th St, New York, New York 10065
 
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
Sponsor: BGIA
E-mail: bgia@bard.edu
Phone: 646-839-9262

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