Past Security Events

The events below are a list of past security events that ACDIS has approved for the ACDIS Security Certificate. You can click one of the options below to bring you to the correlated semester.

Fall 2016
Spring 2017
Fall 2017
Spring 2019
Fall 2019

Fall 2016 – Security-related Events


Student Security Group Coffee Talk –  UK’s Brexit voteDr. Konstantinos
7 pm, Armory 345
9/12/16Some implications of the oil supply shock for renewable fuel mandatesDeepak Rajagopal, UCLA12:00–1:15 pm, 426 Mumford Hall
9/12/16–9/14/16 iSEE Congress 2016, Energy 20: Paths to a Sustainable Futuremultiple speakersclick on link
9/14/16Software Defined Eveything: Moving to the DoD Information CoreDavid Stern, DIS click on link
9/14/16An Indirect Attack on Computing Infrastructure through Targeted Alteration on Environmental ControlKeywhan Chung, UIUCclick on link
9/15/16 Before Trump, Brexit, and Europe: A History of the First Global Migration CrisisErika Lee, University of Minnesota
9/15/16Inequality in Latin America: Past and PresentJoseph Love
Emeritus Professor of History, UIUC
click on link
9/16/16Cooking with Stored Solar Energy: A Sustainability Project with Test Results from the Navajo Nationmultiple speakersclick on link
9/20/16Joint Trust & Security/Assured Cloud Computing Seminar: Application of Game Theory to High Assurance Cloud ComputingCharles Kamhoua, US Air Force Research Labclick on link
9/21/16Is a new naval nuclear arms race with China inevitable? Clifford Singer, ACDIS Directorclick on link
9/22/16Partition: Histories, Stories, MemoriesUrvashi Butalia CEO, Zubaan and authorclick on link
9/26/16Dying to Get In! A Discussion about immigration, its paradigms, and how the political environment shifts the dynamic of the conversation Panel discussionclick on link
9/27/16Digital Wellness and Food Security: The role of the media in safeguarding/endangering the integrity of informationMaster Level library students from University of Pretoria and their facultyclick on link
9/29/16CLACS Lecture Series. The link between agriculture and nutrition in rural households: the case of the Purchase of Progress Program in Guatemalaclick on link
10/3/16"Network Structure and the Use of Violence by Rebel Factions"David BowdenClick on link
10/4/16Rejecting Globalization: The Rise Of Populism and Xenophobia in 2016Panel Discussionclick on link
10/5/16Surkh Salam (Red Greetings) Communists in a Muslim LandKamran Asdar Ali, Professor of Anthropology, Directory of South Asia Institute, University of Texas, Austinclick on link
10/7/16The Long-Run Price Elasticity of Electricity Demand Tatyana Deryugina, Alex MacKay, and Julian Reifclick on link
10/10/16Data, Predictions, and Decisions in Support of People and SocietyDr. Eric Horvitz, Microsoft Researchclick on link
10/11/16International Food Security at Illinois Distinguished LectureDr. Jimmy Smith, Director General of the International Livestock Research Institute click on link
10/18/16Computer Security, Privacy, and User Expectations: Case Studies in Web Tracking and Application PermissionsFranziska Roesner, University of Washingtonclick on link
10/18/16A Strange Game: Chinese Nuclear Weapon Development in the 21st CenturyGabriel Wacks
Undergraduate, East Asian Languages and Cultures; History
5:30 PM, Room 345 Armory
10/18/16 Owning a Century: Negotiating Contemporary Public Discourse on ChinaWebcast with Dr. Hendry Kissinger. Local presentation by Mr. Forrest McSweeney, PhD Candidate in East Asian Languages and Culturesclick on link
10/20/16The Petrograd Bolsheviks and the Birth of Soviet Russia: Centennial ReflectionsAlex Rabinowitch, Emeritus Professor of History, Indiana Universityclick on link
10/20/16Student Security Group Coffee Talk – Partition: Military and/or Political Solution or Complication in Countries' Conflicts Dr. Clifford Singer,
ACDIS Director
5:30 PM, 345 Armory
10/21/16New Directions in the Scholarship on the 1956 Hungarian Revolution: Memory and the Transnational Impact 60 years AfterConference. See link for on link
10/25/16CAS/MillerComm lecture, “Retrofitting Totalitarianism in Putin's Russia,”Masha Gessen, Russian and American journalist, author and activistclick on link
10/25/16Subsidizing Drip Irrigation: Efficiency, the Feminization of Agriculture, and Policy Implications in IndiaTrevor Birkenholtz, Associate Professor of Geography and Geographic Information Scienceclick on link
11/9/16EUC Lecture: "Integrating Migrants in Times of Economic Change: Comparing Responses in European Cities"Prof. Patrick Ireland, Political Science, Illinois Institute of Technologyclick on link
11/10/16Teach-In: Shutdown Clinton/Quad Cities' Nuclear Reactors - Yes or No?Dr. Warren Lavey, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Natural Resources & Environmental
Sciences Department
Chapin Rose, Illinois State Senator, 51st District
Dr. Clifford Singer, Professor Emeritus (NPRE), Director of ACDIS
Dr. Rizwan Uddin, Associate Head of Academic Programs (NPRE)
November 10
124 Burrill Hall
4:00 pm
11/10/16CLACS Lecture Series. The Socialist Humanitarian Imperative: The Logic and Practice of Cuba's Quest for Global Health in the AmericasSean Brotherton, University of Chicagoclick on link
11/10/16Roundtable: "Transatlantic Relations in the Aftermath of U.S. Elections"click on link
11/10/16Making Room for Forgiveness: A Look at Iran's Victim-Centered Approach to Criminal JusticeArzoo Osanloo, Associate Professor in Law, Societies and Justice and Director of the Middle East Center at the University of Washington4:00 PM at 3057 Lincoln Hall
11/10/16The Urge to Purge: Lustration in UkraineDr. Yuliya Zabyelina
Assistant Professor of Political Science
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
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11/15/16From Revolutionary Executions to the Execution of the Revolutionaries: The Iranian Left and the Reign of Terror in Postrevolutionary IranBehrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, Director of CSAMES and Associate Professor of History and Sociologyclick on link
12/1/16Rethinking Muslim Ethics: Beyond a Theology of EmpireEbrahim Moosa, professor of Islamic studies in the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Department of History at the University of Notre Dame4:00 pm at 1022 Lincoln Hall
Sponsored by the Department of Religion, University of Illinois

Spring 2017 – Security-related Events

1/17/17What the Secret Service Can Teach Us About CybersecurityNathaniel Gleicher
4:00 pm Coordinated Science Lab B02
2/2/17Expert Roundtable - "State Capacity at the Border: Relinquishing or reinforcing contentious border regions"Cynthia Buckley (Professor of Sociology, University of Illinois), Ralph Clem (Professor Emeritus of Geography, Florida International University), Erik Herron (Professor of Political Science, West Virginia University)click on link
2/7/17Democratization and State Dissolution in the Communist FederationsCarol Leff
Associate Professor
Political Science, UIUC
click on link
2/8/17CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Terrorism and South Asia: How to Win the Lost War"Shahbaz Shabbir Gil, Lecturer of Business Administration, with Faisal Tirmizi, Consul General of Pakistanclick on link
2/23/17A New Epoch in US-Cuban Relations: What Comes Next?Soraya Castro Marino, IFUSS, Cubaclick on link
2/28/17Partition of the Ottoman Empire and Current Issues in the Middle EastÖner Akgül, Faculty, Ahi Evran University of Kırşehir
Department of International Relations
Visiting Scholar, UIUC
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3/7/17The United Nations in its 8th Decade: Constructing a Balance SheetPaul F. Diehl, Associate Provost, Ashbel Smith Professor of Political Science, University of on link
3/14/17Nuclear Weapons and the Partition and Possible Eventual Reunification of KoreaClifford Singer, Professor, NPRE and ACDIS Director, UIUCclick on link
3/28/17Partitioning the United States: Who Won the Civil War?John Lynn, Professor of History, UIUCclick on link
3/31/17 and 4/1/17Governing Globalization: Challenges for Democracy and Global SocietySymposiumclick on link
4/4/17Unmaking the Possible: Rhetoric and realities of partition in Bosnia HercegovinaJudith Pintar, Visiting Assistant Professor, Slavic Languages & Literature, Russian, East European and Eurasian Centerclick on link
4/4/17Turkey in the Aftermath of the Failed Coup AttemptPanel Discussionclick on link
4/11/17Detection of Intrusions in Power Systems' Cyber-Physical InfrastructureHui Lin, PhD Candidate, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUCclick on link
4/18/17Cybersecurity: Who’s doing what to whom, why, and what does it mean?Chuck Geigner, Assistant Director of Privacy & IT Security Infrastructure
Privacy & Information Security at Tech Services, UIUC
click on link

Fall 2017 – Security-related Events

12/16/1780th Anniversary Symposium in Honor of Minnie Vautrin and Iris ChangParents 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)
11/15/17Right to Food Seminar SeriesDr. Hilal Elver- United Nations Human Rights Council, Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
11/15/17The U.S. Withdrawal from UNESCO: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Achievements, Controversies, Challenges and Aspirations of this Global OrganizationSpeakers:
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)
11/14/17Roundtable: “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
11/13/17Media Context of Ukrainian Revolutions as a Key to Understanding the Post-Soviet WorldSerhiy Kvit, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy
11/9/17American Grand Strategy and the Changing Global OrderKeynote: 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
11/7/17Films of the Revolution Screening Film: I am Cuba
11/7/17Natural Disasters, Governmental Duties and Food EmergenciesHilal 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.
11/6/17Film Screening and Panel Discussion: So Long Asleep: Waking the Ghosts of a WarRegistration

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11/3/17Immigrant Incorporation in East Asian DemocraciesErin Aeran Chung, Associate Professor of East Asian Politics, Johns Hopkins University
11/3/17Climate Change and Migration in the Midst of ElusionSara 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
11/2/171917 - 2017 Fall SymposiumKeynote 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
10/25/17Can Aid Impact the Politics of Service Delivery? Evidence from UgandaProfessor Matthew S. Winters, Political Science, UIUC
10/25/17Networking and External Relations: The EU Approach to Foreign PolicyKostas Kourtikakis,
Associate Professor, Political Science, UIUC
10/24/17China Town Hall: Local Connections National ReflectionsWebcast: Ambassador Susan Rice. on-site discussion with Mark E Frank "U.S. Race Relations in Chinese Perspective"
10/24 & 10/25The Seventh Day: 50 Years After the Six-Day War 50 years after the Six Day WarCharles 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
10/21/17Saturday Physics for Everyone: Nuclear Proliferation: Can terrorists buy, steal or build a nuclear bomb?Professor Matthias Grosse Perdekamp, Department of Physics, University of Illinois
10/20/17Scorecard Diplomacy: US Foreign Policy on Human TraffickingJudith Kelley, Duke University
10/19/17Republican 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
10/17/17From iPhones to ISIS: Social Media and the Non-State ActorJanice Jayes, Department of History, Illinois State University
10/16/17Taking Side: Shows of Support in Nearby Civil WarsTyler Pack, Graduate Student, Political Science, UIUC
10/11/17Teaching History in Post-Conflict Societies: The Case of the BalkansDr. Christina Koulouri, Professor, University of Political and Social Sciences, Athens
10/11/17Rejecting 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
9/29/17Shifting 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.
9/26/17Lemann Institute Lecture Series: Crossing Frontiers and Making the Revolution: Transnational Experiences of a Brazilian Revolutionary MilitantBenito Schmidt, Department of History, Emory University
9/26/17Analyzing Cyberincidents from a Risk Assessment PerspectiveJay 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
9/21/17Sustainability & Science Policy WorkshopLectures and interactive sessions led by facilitators from a range of backgrounds.
9/18/17 iSEE Congress 2017: Building Resilience to Climate ChangeJohn Holdren, former director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
9/15/17On Water, Information and Conflicts Flyer pdf.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

Spring 2019 – Security-related Events

DateConcentration EventSpeakerLocation/Time
1/23/2019Cybersecurity Cyber Attack Resilient and Communication Aware Networked Control SystemsCoordinated Science Lab 3:00pm
1/24/2019Multiple Concentrations Health Inequity In China Hongliang Wang, Nanjing Audit University China 101 International Studies Building
1/24/2019Food Security New Books in African Studies Series: Farming and Famine by Donald Crummey Professor James Brennen, History UIUC 4:30 pm
Music Room at the Levis Faculty Center
2/4/2019Cybersecurity "Security for All: Modeling Structural Inequities to Design More Secure Systems"
Elissa Redmiles, PhD Candidate, University of Maryland 2405 Seibel Center
10:00 am
2/5/2019Biosecurity Tracking an Extremely Infectious Vector Borne Disease in the Indian Continent: The Case of Kyasanur Forest Disease
Sulagna Chakraborty (Graduate Student, Department of Kinesiology & Community Health UIUC)Noon
Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB
2/7/2019Water Security Recent Advancements in Virus Detection and Monitoring
Krista Rule Wigginton
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan
Register Here
2/7/2019Multiple Concentrations Cultural Heritage for the Future: Can UNESCO’s Convention to Safeguard the World’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Succeed?Dr. Frank Proschan, Intangible Cultural Heritage Program Implementation UNESCO4pm
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
2/8/2019Cybersecurity A Client-Centric Approach to Transactional Data-Processing SystemsNatacha Crooks, PhD Candidate, University of Texas at Austin10:00am
2402 Seibel Center
2/11/2019Multiple ConcentrationsAgents Provocateurs, the Dead, and Apocryphal Propaganda in 1968 Mexico
Jaime Pensado, History, University of Notre Dame3:00pm
101 International Studies Building
2/12/2019Water Security Groundwater and Geothermal Resources: From the Temperature in the Guarani Aquifer to the Geothermal Energy in Urbana
Yu-Feng Forrest Lin, Hydrogeology and Geophysics, University of Illinois2:00-3:30
101 International Studies Building
2/13/2019Multiple Concentrations #MeToo and Academia: Part 2Shao Dan
Departments of East Asian Languages & Cultures and Gender & Women's Studies, Illinois

Lesley Wexler, College of Law, Illinois

Sarah Colome Women's Resources Center, Illinois

Michelle Rodrigues Postdoctoral Fellow, Beckman Institute, Illinois
210 Levis Faculty Center
2/13/2019Multiple ConcentrationsBehind Enemy Lines
Marthe Cohn, Former WWII Spy6:00pm
Foellinger Great Hall
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
2/14/2019Multiple ConcentrationsChina’s Future: The Logic of Political Reform after the CCP’s 19th National Congress
Liwei Zhan
Jilin University, China
101 International Studies Building
2/14/2019Biosecurity Adventures in Science and Science Policy: From Industry to the White House and BeyondDr. Mary Maxon, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory4:00 pm
116 Roger Adams Laboratory
600 S. Mathews
Urbana, IL 61801
2/18/2019Multiple ConcentrationsSeeing is Disbelieving: The Contested Visibility of 9/11 in FranceProfessor Jean-Phillppe R Mathy-UIUC Noon
109 English Building, 608 S Wright St, Urbana, IL 61801
2/19/2019Nuclear Security Nuclear Disarmament via Resonant Phenomena Areg Danagoulian, Norman C. Rasmussen Assistant Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering, MIT 3:30-4:30
136 Loomis
2/21/2019Multiple Concentrations Iran: 40 Years of the Islamic Revolution That Never Was
Professor Asef Bayat-UIUC

Asef Bayat is a Professor of Sociology, and the Catherine and Bruce Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies at the Department of Sociology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
5:00 pm
Room 1002 of Lincoln Hall; 702 S. Wright St
2/26/2019Multiple Concentrations Modern South India: A History from the 17th Century to Our Times
Rajmohan Gandhi, Research Professor of Education Policy, Organization Leadership, UIUCNoon
Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB
2/27/2019Multiple ConcentrationsAfrican Women, ICT and Neoliberal Politics: The Challenge of Gendered Digital Divides to People-Centered Governance
Dean Assata Zerai Educational Equity, Sociology, UIUCNoon
101 International Studies Building
3/4/2019Cybersecurity Regulating Complex Infrastructure Risks: Evidence From the Electric Grid Cybersecurity Standards
Aaron Clark-Ginsberg
RAND Corporation

1:00pm CST
3/5/2019Multiple Concentrations "Challenges to Democracy at Home and Abroad"
Francesco Biagi
University of Bologna

Jason Mazzone
University of Illinois

Jacqueline Ross
University of Illinois
Room D, Law Building
3/7/2019Environmental Security Promoting Sustainability in Russia's Arctic CitiesRobert Orttung (Research Director for Sustainable GW and Research Professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University)4:00pm
101 International Studies Building
3/8/2019Multiple ConcentrationsHow Can Materials and Coral Restoration Scientists Converge to Save Coral Reefs?
Amy Wagoner Johnson
Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering Associate, 2017-2018
Levis Faculty Center
Music Room
3/8/2019Food Security Food and Nutrition Security: Perspectives from Africa
Dr. Sheryl Hendriks, University of Pretoria, South Africa3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bevier Commons, Bevier Hall, 905 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana
3/13/2019Multiple Concentrations Constructing Solidarities in the Global Justice Movement

Manisha Desai
Professor of Sociology and Asian & Asian American Studies, University of Connecticut
4:00pm Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
3/26/2019Energy Security Power Grid Outages in FEMA Region X: Causes, Impacts, and MitigationAlfonso Valdes, Information Trust Institute at the University of Illinois

Webcast Registration
3/27/2019Multiple Concentrations In Their Own Words: North Korean Painters on Practicing Art in the DPRK
Koen De Ceuster
Lieden University, Netherlands
Lucy Ellis Lounge
Foreign Language Building
3/28/3019Multiple ConcentrationsThe Korean Peninsula in Crisis? Various Speakers from the University of Illinois, Tufts University, Leiden University, Indiana University, and University of California at Berkeley8:30am-5pm
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
3/28/2019Multiple Concentrations Lenin’s Revenge: Regional Fracture and Security (Dis)Order in Post-Communist Eurasia
Anna Ohanyan (Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Stonehill College)4:00pm
101 International Studies Building
3/29/2019Multiple ConcentrationsRacial Capitalism Symposium

Michael C. Dawson
University of Chicago

Dr. Ofelia Ortiz Cuevas
UC Davis

Dr. Marisol LeBrón
University of Puerto Rico

Ruth Wilson Gilmore
City University of New York

Alyosha Goldstein
University of New Mexico

Cheryl I. Harris

Kimberly Kay Hoang
University of Chicago

Chandan Reddy
University of Washington

Jodi Melamed
Marquette University

Lisa Maria Cacho

Iyko Day
Mount Holyoke College
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
3/29/2019Multiple Concentrations
The Geopolitics of Northeast Asia: Continuing Conflicts, Popular Memory, and Economic-Cultural Interdependence
Professor John Lie,
University of California, Berkeley
3057 Lincoln Hall
3/29/2019Energy Security Save the Grid! Science Policy Group Game Night
1265 Digital Computer Lab
3/29/2019Energy SecurityISSS Sustainability Program #2: Abbott Plant
-3:00 - 5:30 pm


4/2/2019Food Security Building Institutional Capacity for Food Security - The Fifth Annual International Food Security Symposium
All day
ACES Library
4/3/2019Food Security Building Institutional Capacity for Food Security - The Fifth Annual International Food Security Symposium
All day
ACES Library
4/3/2019Multiple ConcentrationsTurkey's Role in Africa: Humanitarian or Strategic?
Dr. Hasan Ozturk (Visiting Scholar, African Studies Center, UIUC)Noon
101 International Studies Building
4/9/2019Multiple ConcentrationsRoundtable on EU Transatlantic Relations with KU Leuven-10:00am - 12:00pm
Levis Faculty Center, Room 208, 919 W Illinois St, Urbana, IL 61801
4/10/2019Energy SecurityCIRI Symposium on Resilience of Critical InfrastructuresChris Nissen, Director, Asymmetric Threat Response, the MITRE Corporation

Bob Kolasky, Director, National Risk Management Center, DHS

Ray Rothrock, CEO, RedSeal
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark Street, Urbana, IL
Registration, deadline is April 2, 2019 at midnight, registration required to attend
4/11/2019Energy Security CIRI Symposium on Resilience of Critical InfrastructuresChris Nissen, Director, Asymmetric Threat Response, the MITRE Corporation

Bob Kolasky, Director, National Risk Management Center, DHS

Ray Rothrock, CEO, RedSeal
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark Street, Urbana, IL
Registration, deadline is April 2, 2019 at midnight, registration required to attend
4/11/2019Multiple Concentrations One Woman's Journey From Pakistan to the United States: A Struggle for Women's Rights
Naureen Butt, Regional Expertise & Cultiral Instructor for the USAF Special Operations at Hurlburt Airforce Base10-11:30am
106 Main Library
4/15/2019NPRE 483 Speaker Series Pellet Streams for Pushing Spacecraft and Asteroids: Transformative but a Two-Edged Sword? Dr. Clifford Singer
Former Director of ACDIS, NPRE Professor Emeritus
100 Talbot Hall
4/19/2019Multiple Concentrations"Adoption of The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and the mention of gender in constitutional nondiscrimination clauses in select African countries: law versus practice"Professor Assata Zerai
1:00 - 2:00pm
IPRH Seminar Room, Room 424, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois, Urbana
4/22/2019Multiple Concentrations Understanding Oman: A Unique Player in the Gulf Region
Reza Aghdam, Sultan Qaboos University
Usamah Al Farban, Swltan Qaboos University
Abdullah Al-Ba di, Sul tan Qaboos University
Asma Al-Zaidi, Sultan Qaboos University
Calvin Allen, Shenandoah University
Jerry Davila, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hadi Salehi Esfahani, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Linda Pappas Funsch, Frederick (MD) Community College
Valerie Hoffman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Janice Jayes, Illinois State University
Marc J. O'Reilly, Heidelberg Unive,•sity in Tiffin, Ohio
John E. Peterson, Historian and Political Analyst
Amy Erica Smith, Iowa State University
Michael K. Thomas, University of Illinois at Chicago
9:00am to 5:20pm
Levis Faculty Center
4/29/2019Physical SecurityRace, State Violence, and Radical Movements in the Decolonizing Pacific
Simeon Man
4:00 - 6:00 pm
1090 Lincoln Hall
4/30/2019Physical Security History of Western Armenian Feminism in the Ottoman Empire and the Post-Genocide Armenian Diaspora
Professor Lerna Ekmekçioğlu (MIT) and Professor Melissa Bilal (American University of Armenia)7:30 pm
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

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
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
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