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.
                                           

2002

  Thursday, December 5, 2002

International Crime - Unraveling the Trail of Money2284

Jack Blum — Former US Senate Investigator on International Financial Crime, Corporate Fraud and Government Corruption; Consultant to the U.S. Department of Justice and Internal Revenue Service on international financial crime and off-shore tax evasion

  Thursday, November 7, 2002

The US as a Permanent World Policeman?2283

Reuben Brigety — Arms Division, Human Rights Watch

Thant Myint-U — Policy Analyst, United Nations Office of Humanitarian Affairs, and former Spokesman, United Nations Protection Force, Sarajevo

  Thursday, October 3, 2002

The Humanitarian Trap2282

David Rieff — author of A Bed for the Night: Humanitarianism in Crisis and Slaughterhouse: Bosnia and the Failure of the West

  Tuesday, September 10, 2002

Two panels to mark the events of September 11, 2001466

Campus Center, Multipurpose Room  4:30 pm
On September 10, 2002 Bard College will present two panels to mark the events of September 11, 2001. Panel One: "The War on Terrorism" (4:30-6:00 p.m.), featuring: Thomas Keenan (moderator), Director, Bard Human Rights Project; Mark Lytle, Professor of History, Bard College; and James Miller, Deputy Director, Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program. Panel Two: "What's Next- War or Peace?" (7:30-9:00 p.m.), featuring: Jonathan Becker (moderator), Dean of International Studies; Caleb Carr, Author, "The Lessons of Terror: A History of Warfare Against Civilians"; Barbara Crossette, contributing writer, "The New York Times"; James Chace, Paul W. Williams Professor of Government, Bard College; and Sanjib Baruah, Professor of Politics, Bard College.

The panels will be on September 10, 2002 in the Multipurpose Room of the Bertelsmann Campus Center at Bard College. The panels are free and no reservations are required.

Sponsored by: Dean of International Studies, Dean of the College, the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program, the Human Rights Project and the Bard-St. Stephen's Alumni/ae Association.

  Thursday, September 5, 2002

The Russia House - What's Up and Who's in Charge?2281

Ian Bremmer — President, Eurasia Group

Nina Khruscheva — Senior Fellow, World Policy Institute