Security Calendar & ACDIS Speaker Series

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 the quiz to the ACDIS Office Manager at .

Spring 2018 – Security-related Events

1/18/18Migration and Identity in Central Asia: The Uzbek ExperienceRano Turaeva, Research Associate, Max Plank Institute for Social Anthropology
1/26/18Global Middle East WorkshopGlblMideast Wksp_1.26.18 Poster and program
1/29/18TBADr. Avital Livny, Assistant Professor, Political Science, UIUC
1/30/18Current Cyber Threats and TrendsChristopher D. Trifiletti
Federal Bureau of Investigations
2/5/18Choosing Tactics of Resistance: Violence vs NonviolenceEkrem Baser, Graduate Student, Political Science, UIUC
2/6/18Oil and Gas Pipeline Transmission Infrastructure Cybersecurity and ResiliencyAl Rivero, President, ANG Consulting, LLC
2/6/18The Muslim Ban and Asian American HistoryProf. Junaid Rana, Dept. of Asian American Studies
2/19/18Group Decision-making and Foreign Policy: An Experimental DesignLula Chen, Graduate Student, Political Science, UIUC
2/22/2018Soviet and Muslim: The Institutionalization of Islam in Central AsiaEren Tasar (Assistant Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
2/22/18Climate Change and Conflict in IndonesiaNicolas Gatti, Graduate Student, Department of ACE, UIUC
2/26/18Senegalese Migration to Europe: God and Self-deprecation in a Multi-casual PerspectiveDr. Papa Faye, Non-resident Fellow of Open Society Foundations
2/27/18Cyber Warfare and Critical Infrastructure – A Look at the Actions and Activities of the Department of Defense and National GuardMajor General Richard J. Hayes Jr., Commander of the Illinois National Guard, Adjutant General and Deputy Homeland Security Adviser
2/28/18Day-to-Day Challenges of an Infrastructure and Security ManagerJoe Priestley, Information Technology Infrastructure, Security, and Operation Manager, Cornbelt Co-op in Bloomington, Illinois
3/5/18International Law in Real Time: the Philippine war on DrugsDr. Stephen Chaudoin, Assistant Professor, Political Science, UIUC
3/12/18Political Ideology and Attitude ConsensusPete Ondish, Graduate Student, Psychology, UIUC
3/27/18CIRI Seminar: Assessment and Measurement of Port DisruptionsGabriel Weaver, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3/29/18 - 3/30/18A Century of Revolutions: Past and Futures of Radical TransformationsTariq Ali - Keynote Speaker, writer, journalist, historian, political activist and filmmaker - 7:30PM on 3/29/18
Touraj Atabaki, Leiden University -
George Ciccariello-Maher, Drexel University
Mecchina Giuseppina, University of Pittsburg
Michele Louro, Salem State University
Munyaradzi Nyakudya, University of Zimbabwe
Sunit Singh, University of Chicago
Yiching Wu, University of Toronto
Asef Bayat, UIUC - Sociology
Linda Herrera, UIUC - Education Policy
4/2/18Can contact improve relationships in the midst of conflict: A field experiment in the Middle Belt of NigeriaDr. Rebecca Wolfe, Director of Mercy Corps’ Peace and Conflict team
4/3/18Solving the World's Challenges: Climate ChangeAndrew Leakey, Associate Professor of Plant Biology, Institute for Genomic Biology, UIUC; Sally McConkey, Section Head of Coordinated Hazard Assessment and Mapping Program, Prairie Research Institute, UIUC; Bev Wilson, Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, Department of Urban + Regional Planning, UIUC
4/3/18CREDC Seminar: A Resilient Self-Healing Cyber Security Framework for Power GridJianhui Wang, Section Manager, Advanced Grid Modeling, Argonne National Laboratory
4/6/18Land Concentration, Agricultural Sustainability and Food Sovereignty in the European UnionGuntra Aistara, Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University
David Bullock, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bryan Endres, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Zsuzsa Gille, Department of Sociology; Director, Global Studies Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Eszter Krasznai Kovàcs, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Claire Luby, Project Manager, NRES
Diana Mincyte, New York City Colleges of Technology (City Tech)
4/6/18A Return to the Madhouse: Climate Change Denial in the Age of TrumpMichael Mann, Professor of Atmospheric Science, Pennsylvania State University
4/10/18Locating the Cold War: The Rockefeller Foundation, Science and Medicine in Brazil (1945-1964)Gilberto Hochman - History of Sciences and Health - Fiocruz, Brazil
4/10/18Human Rights, Gender Violence, and the Challenge of Global Governance by NumberSally Engle Merry,
Professor of Anthropology, New York University
4/12/18Preparing for Mass Relocation from DisastersProf. Vicki Bier, University of Wisconsin-Madison
4/17/18EU-US-Russia RelationsAlec Aalto, Former Finnish Ambassador
4/20/18A Question of Access: Nature Conservation, Displacement, and Social Transformation at the Virunga National Park, DRCDr. Stephan Hochleithner, Researcher, University of California, Berkley
4/20/18Valuation of Local Public Goods: Migration as Revealed Preference for PlaceDr. Dan Phaneuf, Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
4/20/18Fascism: A Warning Madeleine K. Albright, Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group; Former US Secretary of State
A Critical Global Sociology: Lessons from the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 and Its Aftermath.
Atef Said, University of Illinois-Chicago
4/24/18CREDC Seminar: Industrial Cyber Threats and Future Planning: Where We're Going We Don't Need RoadsRobert M. Lee, CEO, Dragos, Inc.
4/26/18Conflict and Climate ChangeProtensia Hadunka, Graduate Student, Department of ACE, UIUC
4/27/1812th Annual Turkish Studies Symposium: Future of Democracy
in Turkey
Sinan Ciddi, Executive Director, Institute of Turkish Studies, Georgetown University
Lisel Hintz, Assistant Professor International Relations, European and Eurasian Studies Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Hüseyin Levent Köker, Research Associate, The Roberta Buffet Institute for Global Studies, Northwestern University
Avital Livny, Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Illinois
4/30/18Nuclear Disarmament and Civil Society: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the Nobel Peace Prize for ICAN 2017Dr. Jürgen Scheffran, Professor of Geography at the University of Hamburg, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy Hamburg
4/30/18 - 5/1/18Food Security in the 21st Century: Envisioning R&D Strategies for Meeting the DemandColin Khoury, USDA/CIAT
Denise E. Costich, CIMMYT
Jauhar Ali, IRRI
J. Damien Platten, IRRI
Ray Ming, UIUC
Peter Brothers, IRRI
Austen Moore, UIUC
Jack Juvik, UIUC
Fred Cholick, Borlaug Training Foundation
Buyung Hadi, IRRI
Bob Zeigler
Andrew Margenot, UIUC
Richard Sikora, University of Bonn
Brian Diers, UIUC
Wanne Kromdijk, UIUC
Xin-Guang Zhu, Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology
Lisa Ainsworth, USDA-ARS, UIUC
5/31Hope in the Age of Nuclear WeaponsWard Wilson, Senior Fellow at the Federation of American Scientists, Oscar Arias, Former President of Costa Rica & Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Freeman Dyson, Professor Emeritus of physics at the Institute for Advanced Study