James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series 


In honor of James C. Chace and his commitment to exchange and engagement, our Speaker Series explores today's pressing issues with today's leading experts. These events are free and open to the public by RSVP.

Upcoming Events


Truth After Trump

Thursday, January 28, 2021

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST/GMT-5
Online Event
Should the US set up a truth commission after the Trump presidency? 
We kick off our 2021 Chace Talk series with a discussion on Trump and truth, specifically, whether it's worth considering a truth and reconciliation commission. We’ll be joined by Bard College professor Omar Encarnación, who penned an article, “Truth After Trump,” for Foreign Policy magazine. Join us on January 28 at 12pm EST/6pm Vienna. RSVP required
Contact: Elmira Bayrasli ebayrasli@bard.edu

Tahrir at 10

Thursday, February 11, 2021

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST/GMT-5
Online Event
A Look at the Arab Spring a Decade Later
A decade has passed since hundreds of thousands poured into Cairo's Tahrir Square, igniting the Arab Spring. What has happened since? Join us on Thursday, February 11 (exactly 10 years to the day that Hosni Mubarak stepped down), at 12pm EST/6pm Vienna. We'll be joined by Century Foundation's Thanassis Cambanis, author of Once Upon a Revolution: An Egyptian Story, and Michael Hanna, author of Arab Politics Beyond the Uprisings. RSVP required. 
Contact: Elmira Bayrasli ebayrasli@bard.edu

Covid-19: One Year Later

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST/GMT-5
Online Event
What have we learned about the coronavirus?  
Last March changed all of our lives. What have learned about the coronavirus? Now that there are vaccines, how quickly will we go back to "normal?" What does the future hold for future pandemics? We'll be joined by Laurie Garrett, author of many books on pandemics, including The Coming Plague, and Heidi Larson, director of the Vaccine Confidence Project. Save the date: Wednesday, March 10, at 12pm EST/6pm Vienna. You don't want to miss this talk. RSVP required.
Contact: Elmira Bayrasli ebayrasli@bard.edu

Archive of Past Events

                                                 

2020

 
Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Divided We Fall? Civil-Military Relations in Uncertain Times

Online Event 
Thursday, October 22, 2020

How to Lose the Information War: Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe

Online Event 
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

The UN at 75

Online Event