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

Our Location

The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series takes place at at the BGIA office, 36 West 44th St. Suite 1011 (between 5th and 6th Ave). The Series is held in the Fall, September- December and the Spring, January- May.

Upcoming Speakers Fall 2014

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’?"

Time: 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Location: Bard Globalization & International Affairs Program 36 West 44th St, #1011, NY, NY
Panelists include: 

Jeffrey Mankoff, Deputy Director and Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, Center for Strategic & International Studies; author of Russian Foreign Policy: The Return of Great Power Politics (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009).

Andrew Nagorski, former Senior Editor, Newsweek International; faculty member, BGIA; author of Hitlerland American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power (Simon & Schuster, 2012), among others.

Valerie Sperling
, Professor, Department of Political Science, Clark University; author of Sex, Politics, and Putin: Political Legitimacy in Russia (Oxford University Press, 2014), Altered States: The Globalization of Accountability (Cambridge, 2009), among others.

Jonathan Becker
, Vice President of International Affairs and Civic Engagement, Bard College; author of Soviet and Russian Press Coverage of the United States (Palgrave Macmillan, 1999).




Contact: Rachel Meyer
Email: rmeyer@bard.edu
Website: http://bard.edu/bgia