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

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

Seeing Countries From Afar: A Conversation with Suzy Hansen & Kamila Shamsie

Thursday, April 22, 2021

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST/GMT-5
Online Event
Donald Trump and Brexit shook up the liberal world order and the notion of global cooperation. The Covid-19 crisis further diminished the leadership role that the US and UK have long held. How does the rest of the world see these two countries? BGIA professor and award winning journalist Suzy Hansen and award winning novelist Kamila Shamsie have both written extensively about the US and UK from abroad. Join us for a conversation about seeing countries from afar on Thursday, April 22 at 12pm EST/6pm Vienna. RSVP required
Contact: Elmira Bayrasli ebayrasli@bard.edu

Archive of Past Events



Thursday, February 11, 2021

Tahrir at 10

A Look at the Arab Spring a Decade Later Online Event 
Thursday, January 28, 2021

Truth After Trump

Should the US set up a truth commission after the Trump presidency?  Online Event