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 Staff at .

Fall 2019 – Security-related Events

DateConcentrationEventSpeakerLocation/TimeEvent Sponsors
09/06/2019MultipleThe Future of Work and Education in the Digital Age: Recommendations from the Japanese G20 and BeyondDr. Angela Lyons12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Languages Building
Center for East Asia and Pacific Studies
09/12/2019PhysicalTiananmen: The People Versus The PartyPBS Documentary Film Screening7:00 pm
The Art Theatre; 126 W. Church St., Champaign
Center for Advanced Study
9/16/2019MultipleBREXIT: Implications for Human WelfareBaroness Ruth Deech12:00 - 1:00 pm
College of Law, Rm. D
European Union Center
9/17/2019PhysicalConversations on Europe Videoconference series: "Understanding the Gilet Jaunes/Yellow vests movement in France""Top Experts from around the United States and Europe"11:00 am - 12:30 pm
International Studies Building, Rm. 232
European Union Center
9/18/2019EnvironmentPanel: Amazon BurningPenato Paes de Almeida

James Best

Francina Dominguez
1:00 pm
International Studies Building, Rm 101
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)
09/18/2019Multiple"Unaccompanied Immigrant Kids in the United States: the Journey and the Destination"Lauren Aronson12:00 - 1:00 pm
Main Library, Rm 106
Center for Global Studies
09/18/2019EnvironmentFlooding and the Poor in South Africa: Analyzing Urban Environments Using the CDC’s Social Vulnerability IndexProfessor Lance Larkin12:00 pm
International Studies Building, Rm 101
Center for African Studies
09/19/2019PhysicalHow to Realize China: 30 Years After Tiananmen SquareWand Dan and Ronald E. Yates6:30 pm
Spurlock Museum Knight Auditorium; 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
Center for Advanced Study
09/24/2019PhysicalBecoming an Activist in Morocco: Political Socialization and Intergenerational Transmission in the Biographies of Young ProtestersChristoph Schwarz and Phillips (Universitӓt Marburg)12:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge; 707 S. Mathews Ave.; Urbana
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
09/26/2019Energy
Environment
CLACS Movie Night. "Blackout in Puerto Rico"FRONTLINE and NPR6:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Language Building
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
10/01/2019MultipleRule of Law, Belief Systems, and Economic Development: The Case of TurkeyDr. Fuat Oğuz (Visiting Scholar)12:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge; 707 S. Mathews Ave.; Urbana
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
10/01/2019NuclearWMD Nonproliferation and Arms Control: Challenges, Opportunities, and CareersSarah Bidgood and David Schmerler6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1002 Lincoln Hall
Russian, E. European & Eurasian Center
10/02/2019NuclearACDIS Luncheon on Opportunities for Women in Arms ControlSarah Bidgood and David Schmerler12:00 pm
Armory Building, Room 345
Program in Arms Control & Domestic and International Security
10/07/2019PhysicalPuerto Rican Nationalism, Latin American Solidarity, and the 1930s: How Good Was the Good Neighbor Policy?Dr. Margaret Power (Illinois Institute of Technology)3:00 pm
101 International Studies Building; 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
10/08/2019PhysicalWho Spoke for Russia’s Muslims? Turkic Sources on Russian Empire in the CaucasusDr. Sean Polluck (Wright State University)12:00 pm
101 International Studies Building
Russian. Eastern Europe, and Eurasian Center
10/15/2019CybersecurityComputer Security for Victims of AbuseThomas Ristenpart(Cornell University)3:00 pm
Coordinated Science Lab Auditorium
Information Trust Institute - Grainger College of Engineering
10/16/2019MultipleACDIS Student Chat on Foreign PolicyUS Ambassador to Niger Eric Whitaker3:00 - 4:00 pm
436 David Kinley Hall
Center for African Studies
10/17/2019PhysicalFraming the Global Immigrant Challenge: Evidence from Tweets Sent by Elected RepresentativesProfessor David Laitin (Stanford University)4:00 pm
Auditorium, National Center for Supercomputing Applications; 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
Center for Global Studies
10/18/2019PhysicalACDIS Student Chat on WMDs and Emerging TechnologiesDr. Margaret Kosal (Georgia Institute of Technology)9:30 - 10:00 am
345 Armory
Program in Arms Control & Domestic and International Security
10/18/2019Multiple2019 Vacketta-DLA Piper Lecture on the Role of Government and the Law: Cold War Property LawProf. Emeritus Hendrik Hartog (Princeton University)12:00 pm
Law Building, Room D
504 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Champaign
College of Law
10/22/2019Environment/ CyberSupporting Practitioners and Analysts in Making Decisions about Data Analytics to Study Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief OperationsDr. Jana Diesner3:00 pm
1030 NCSA Building
Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute
10/23/2019EnvironmentClimate Action Game Experiment (CAGE)Prof. Emeritus Cliff Singer 12:00 -1:00 pm
Main Library, Room 106
1408 W Gregory Dr., Urbana
Center for Global Studies
10/25/2019Physical The Geopolitics of Northeast Asia: Continuing Conflicts, Popular Memory, and Economic-Cultural InterdependenceProfessor John Lie (University of California, Berkeley)12:00 - 1:30 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Languages Building
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies;
Department of Sociology
10/28/2019EnvironmentFollowing The Water that Evaporates from the Amazon ForestDr. Francina Dominguez3:00 pm
101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
10/29/2019MultipleConstructing Race, Enacting Empire at the 1939 Fez Congress of Moroccan MusicElizabeth Matsushita12:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge; 707 S. Mathews Ave.; Urbana
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
10/29/2019FoodWhat Factors Drive the Changes in Water Withdrawals in the U.S. Agriculture and Food Manufacturing Industries?Sandy Dall'erba12:00 pm
Music Room at Levis Faculty Center, Suite 200
Center for Advanced Study
10/29/2019PhysicalTrump, Ukraine, Impeachment: How does the World Talk about ItJohn Lie4:00 - 5:30 pm
DKH Rm 114
European Union Center
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center
10/30/2019FoodReviewing an Ethnographic Account from the Central Highlands of Ethiopia with Deleuzian ConceptsTesfaye Wolde-Medhin12:00 pm
International Studies Bldg, Rm 101
Center for African Studies
10/30/2019MultipleMaking Sense of Hybrid Cultural Production in the Russian Empire: The Case of Nikolai GogolYuliya Ilchuk5:00 pm
International Studies Building, Rm 101
Ukrainian Studies Program
10/31/2019MultipleResearch on Migration and Education in SwedenProfessor Nihad Bunar & Professor Anna Lund11:00 am
College of Education, Rm 4F
Research collaboration funded through an Illinois-Sweden Program for Educational & Research Exchange (INSPIRE) grant
11/05/2019PhysicalIs the European Union driving increasing demands for secession in Scotland and Catalonia?Gemma Sala5:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB
School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
11/07/2019Biosecurity
Environment
Editing Nature: Governance Hurdles and Ethical Holes in Genetic EngineeringNatalie Kofler (Yale University)5:00 pm
Knight Auditorium Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment
11/11/2019PhysicalThe Migrant Passage: Clandestine Journeys from Central AmericaDr. Noelle Brigden (Marquette University)3:00 pm
101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St, Champaign
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
11/12/2019PhysicalThe Evolution of Iran’s Judicial System Under the Islamic RepublicDr. Milad Azizi12:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Languages Building
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
11/12/2019WaterChallenges of Water Security in MyanmarSeinn Lei Aye10:30 - 11:30 am
Natural Resource Building, Rm 101
Illinois Water Resources Center
11/13/2019MultipleMigration & Game Design Working GroupAmanda Henderson and Danielle Hernandez12:00 pm
Informatics, Rm 210A
Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program
11/14/2019PhysicalCline Symposium Keynote Address: The Growing Militarization of US Foreign PolicyAmbassador Karl Eikenberry7:30 pm
Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom
Cline Center for Advanced Social Research
11/14/2019PhysicalCline Symposium Roundtable: Boots, Bombs, or Bargains - Weighing the Costs and Benefits of US InterventionsAmbassador Karl Eikenberry, Scott Althaus, Xinyuan Dai, Alyssa Prorok, & John Vasquez3:00 pm
Illini Union, Rm 314
Cline Center for Advanced Social Research
11/14/2019PhysicalAnti-semitism: Historical PerspectivesPeter Fritzche, Mark Roseman, and Harriet Murav4:00 pm
Levis Faculty Center, Rm 300
Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH)
Jewish Culture & Society
11/14/2019Environmental / BiologicalEditing Nature: Governance Hurdles and Ethical Holes in Genetic EngineeringPaul Sutter (University of Colorado Boulder)7:30 pm
Levis Faculty Center, IPRH Lecture Hall
Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities
Environmental Humanities Research Group
11/19/2019PhysicalRemote Sensing Religiosity in the Muslim World: The Case of TurkeyProf. Avital Livny12:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge - 1080 Foreign Languages Building
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies