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APRIL 7, 2013

Sunday
      • 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Current Events Discussion Group
      • School of International Service West Conference Room (SIS 260)
      • VSPACER
      • This is the second session of the Current Events Discussion Group hosted by Dr. Rosemary Shinko. This session will focus on the WikiLeaks scandal and Bradley Manning.

        Type: Meeting
        Host: School of International Service

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AFTER APRIL 7

      • Tue 04/09/13
        1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • Book Launch: The Thistle & the Drone: How America's War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • The United States declared war on terrorism in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. More than ten years later, the results are still decidedly mixed. In The Thistle and the Drone, world-renowned author, diplomat, and scholar Akbar Ahmed reveals a tremendously important yet largely unrecognized effect of this campaign: in many nations, it has exacerbated the already-broken relationship between central ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of International Service

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      • Wed 04/10/13
        2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • William Olson Memorial
      • On Campus Location
      • American University will honor former SIS Dean William Olson at a memorial service at the Kay Spiritual Life Center from 2:30-3:30 pm. A reception will follow in the Abramson Family Founder's Room. We hope you can attend to pay tribute to a man who was a remarkable figure in international studies -- one of the pioneers in our field. His impressive legacy at SIS embraced the operative value in our ...more

        Type: Memorial Service/Wedding
        Host: School of International Service

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      • Fri 04/12/13
        5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
      • IDPSA Friday Forum
      • Cancelled
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        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: School of International Service

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      • Tue 04/16/13
        1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • Inauguration of the Indonesia Program at American University, with Indonesian Ambassador Dino Djalal
      • Letts Formal
      • Indonesian Ambassador Dino Djalal is welcomed to American University to formally inaugurate the Indonesia Program at American University, which will foster Indonesian public diplomacy and bilateral cultural understanding in the United States. Chosen for its "strategic location" and abundant "availability of resources," SIS is honored to serve as the venue for the program, which will be the first ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: School of International Service

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      • Fri 04/19/13
        2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Balloon release in remembrance of those who lost their lives in Syria.
      • Eric Friedheim Quadrangle, Section 4
      • Will be releasing 70 balloons each representing 1,000 lives lost.

        Type: Memorial Service/Wedding
        Host: School of International Service

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