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The Syrian Refugee Crisis with Melissa Fleming, Head of Communications for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Please join No Lost Generation GW for an evening with Melissa Fleming, Head Spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Ms. Fleming will discuss the Syrian Refugee Crisis, including factors that caused it and the reality of the situation for refugees fleeing to other parts of the world. She will also discuss ways in which the college community can become involved and help refugees as they struggle to stay in school, find housing, and find a peaceful new home. We hope you'll be able to join us!

Joseph Parent: Parry to Thrust: The Logic of Retrenchment

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 4:00pm

Joseph Parent, University of Miami

Eugene Rumer: The Russian Challenge After 2014

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 4:00pm

Eugene Rumer, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 

"Wide Shanghai" by Jakob Montrasio (CC BY)

Sino-US Colloquium (VIII): Beyond the Current Distrust

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Taking this opportunity at the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the China Energy Fund Committee has organized “Sino-US Colloquium (VIII): Beyond the Current Distrust”, to explore and di

U.S.-China Nuclear Strategy

U.S. Strategic Nuclear Policy Toward China Conference

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

As China modernizes its strategic nuclear force and the U.S.-China relationship evolves, the United States faces a series of essentially new questions about its nuclear strategy.

Generation Prague 2015: Bridging Divides, Defining the Future

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

As part of the State Department’s 6th Annual Generation Prague Conference, the Elliott School of International Affairs will host a special seminar on “Emerging Research in Nuclear Security.”

Strategies of Nuclear Proliferation

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 4:00pm

Vipin Narang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Evolved Psychology of Revenge and Deterrence

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 4:00pm

Rose McDermott, Brown University

Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 4:00pm

Freie Universität Berlin professors Tanja A. Börzel and Thomas Risse discuss their wide-ranging project that addresses:

  • How can effective and legitimate governance be sustained in areas of limited statehood?
  • What problems emerge under such conditions?
  • Which consequences may arise from non-state governance for national and international politics?


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