These events are approved for students who are taking NPRE/GLBL 483 Seminar on Security and GLBL 199S Independent Study, Security Events.
Students are required to prepare a multiple choice quiz with five to ten questions and answers that exhibit an understanding of the lecture. NPRE/GLBL 483 and GLBL 199S students submit the quiz to Illinois Compass. The Certificate students submit to Kathy Anderson-Conner firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall 2017 – Security-related Events
|9/14/17||Enduring Wars in Transpacific Memories||Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize Winner & Scholar|
|9/15/17||On Water, Information and Conflicts Flyer pdf.||Dr. Marc Muller, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Notre Dame|
|9/18/17||iSEE Congress 2017: Building Resilience to Climate Change||John Holdren, former director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy|
|9/21/17||Sustainability & Science Policy Workshop||Lectures and interactive sessions led by facilitators from a range of backgrounds.|
|9/22/17||More Than A Statistic: Exploring the Global Implications of the Syrian Refugee Crisis||Hatem Bazian, Lecturer of Near Eastern Studies and Asian American Studies Program at UC Berkeley|
|9/29/17||Shifting Iran-US Relations: Return to Status Quo Ante or New Alignments in the Middle East Region?||Keynote: Trita Parsi, Founder and President of the National Iranian American Council. See program here.
|10/4/17||Right to Food, Food Assistance, and the Biological Consequences of Malnutrition||Lisa Moon, President and CEO, The Global Foodbanking Network|
|10/11/17||Rejecting refugees to protect the nation: The Kenyan government’s absurdity or security?||Professor Lance Larkin, Anthropologist at Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, UIUC|
|10/21/17||Saturday Physics for Everyone: Nuclear Proliferation: Can terrorists buy, steal or build a nuclear bomb?||Professor Matthias Grosse Perdekamp, Department of Physics, University of Illinois|
|10/25/17||Famine in a Time of Declining Global Hunger: Why is famine recurring in the 21st Century?||Dr. Dan Maxwell, Feinstein International Center, Tufts University|
|11/08/17||Alleviating Food Insecurity Through Multiple Program Participation: What Can We Learn About Treatment Effects If Treatments Are Unobserved?||Brent Kreider, Associate Professor of Economics, Iowa State University|
|11/15/17||Right to Food Seminar Series||Dr. Hilal Elver- United Nations Human Rights Council, Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food|
|11/16/17||Taking Side: Shows of Support in Nearby Civil Wars||Tyler Pack, Graduate Student, Political Science, UIUC|