Date Event Speaker
12/16/17 80th Anniversary Symposium in Honor of Minnie Vautrin and Iris Chang Parents of Iris Chang: Shav-Jin Chang and Ying Ying Chang (Emeritus UIUC)
Poshek Fu (University of Illinois)
Hua-Ling Hu (Author)
Su-Ping Lu (University of Nebraska)
11/15/17 Right to Food Seminar Series Dr. Hilal Elver- United Nations Human Rights Council, Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
11/15/17 The U.S. Withdrawal from UNESCO: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Achievements, Controversies, Challenges and Aspirations of this Global Organization Speakers:
Donna Buchanan (School of Music)
Chris Fennell (Anthropology)
Susan Frankenberg (Anthropology)
Barbara Ford (Emerita, University Library)
George Calfas (U.S. Army/CERL & Anthropology)
Paul Kapp (Architecture)
11/14/17 Roundtable: “Survey Data and Soft Power: The Place of Quantitative Analysis in Global Governance” Regina D. Faranda, Director of the Office of Opinion Research, State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research.
Matthew S. Winters, Associate Professor, Political Science, UIUC
Cynthia Buckley, Professor, Sociology, UIUC
11/13/17 Media Context of Ukrainian Revolutions as a Key to Understanding the Post-Soviet World Serhiy Kvit, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy
11/9/17 American Grand Strategy and the Changing Global Order Keynote: Professor Eliot Cohen, Robert E. Osgood Professor and Director of the Strategic Studies Program at the Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
11/8/17 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
11/7/17 Films of the Revolution Screening Film: I am Cuba
11/7/17 Natural Disasters, Governmental Duties and Food Emergencies Hilal Elver, Professor of Law and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food since June 2014. She is a Research Professor, at the UC Santa Barbara, and global distinguished fellow at the UCLA Law School Resnicks Food Law and Policy Center.
11/6/17 Film Screening and Panel Discussion: So Long Asleep: Waking the Ghosts of a War Registration

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11/3/17 Immigrant Incorporation in East Asian Democracies Erin Aeran Chung, Associate Professor of East Asian Politics, Johns Hopkins University
11/3/17 Climate Change and Migration in the Midst of Elusion Sara Vigil, Research Fellow and PhD Candidate at the University of Liege in Belgium and at the Political Economy of Resources, Environment and Population research group at the International Institute of Social Studies at Erasmus University in Rotterdam
11/2/17 1917 - 2017 Fall Symposium Keynote Address by Boris Kolonitski
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
10/25/17 Can Aid Impact the Politics of Service Delivery? Evidence from Uganda Professor Matthew S. Winters, Political Science, UIUC
10/25/17 Networking and External Relations: The EU Approach to Foreign Policy Kostas Kourtikakis,
Associate Professor, Political Science, UIUC
10/24/17 China Town Hall: Local Connections National Reflections Webcast: Ambassador Susan Rice. on-site discussion with Mark E Frank "U.S. Race Relations in Chinese Perspective"
10/24 & 10/25 The Seventh Day: 50 Years After the Six-Day War 50 years after the Six Day War Charles Smith, Middle Eastern History, University of Arizona; Tamar Mayer, Rohatyn Center, Middlebury College; Issam Nassar, Department of History, Illinois State University; Kenneth Cuno, Department of History, UIUC; Sayed Kashua, Jewish Studies Program, UIUC; Lila Adib Sharif, Department of Asian American Studies, UIUC; Hadi Salehi Esfahani, Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, 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
10/20/17 Scorecard Diplomacy: US Foreign Policy on Human Trafficking Judith Kelley, Duke University
10/19/17 Republican Virtue and Bureaucratic Intimacy: Policing the Democratic Transformation of the Republic of China on Taiwan" Jeffrey T. Martin, Anthropology and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Fellow 2016-17
10/17/17 From iPhones to ISIS: Social Media and the Non-State Actor Janice Jayes, Department of History, Illinois State University
10/16/17 Taking Side: Shows of Support in Nearby Civil Wars Tyler Pack, Graduate Student, Political Science, UIUC
10/11/17 Teaching History in Post-Conflict Societies: The Case of the Balkans Dr. Christina Koulouri, Professor, University of Political and Social Sciences, Athens
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
10/4/17 Right to Food, Food Assistance, and the Biological Consequences of Malnutrition Lisa Moon, President and CEO, The Global Foodbanking Network
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.
9/26/17 Lemann Institute Lecture Series: Crossing Frontiers and Making the Revolution: Transnational Experiences of a Brazilian Revolutionary Militant Benito Schmidt, Department of History, Emory University
9/26/17 Analyzing Cyberincidents from a Risk Assessment Perspective Jay Kesan, University of Illinois, College of Law
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
9/21/17 Sustainability & Science Policy Workshop Lectures and interactive sessions led by facilitators from a range of backgrounds.
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
9/15/17 On Water, Information and Conflicts Flyer pdf.Image removed. Dr. Marc Muller, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Notre Dame
9/14/17 Enduring Wars in Transpacific Memories Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize Winner & Scholar