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OCTOBER 21, 2013

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AFTER OCTOBER 21

      • Thu 10/24/13
        6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • An International Perspective: the Aspiring Powers’ views on US Foreign Policy
      • Butler Board Room
      • Brazil, Russia, India and China have been hailed as the new cultural, economic and political powerhouses of the twenty-first century. While the global influence of the US remains strong, the aspiring or emerging powers have occasionally challenged the US over specific issues. Economically, their share of world GDP is also likely to increase. As the BRIC countries become more active in the ...more

        Type: Panel Discussion
        Host: School of International Service

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      • Thu 10/31/13
        2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • The NAFTA Promise and the North American Reality: The Gap and How to Narrow It
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • American University School of International Service Center for North American Studies (CNAS)
        in partnership with
        The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Institutions, Law, and Security Center (ILSC), University of St. Thomas and Don Regan
        North American Development Bank, Pioneer Natural Resources, Pedro Aspe Armella, Wilson Center—U.S.-Mexico Institute
        present
        The NAFTA ...more

        Type: Conference
        Host: School of International Service

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      • Fri 11/01/13
        9:00 am – 5:30 pm
      • The NAFTA Promise and the North American Reality: The Gap and How to Narrow It
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • In May 2013, President Obama asked Vice President Joe Biden to chair the US-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue. On September 20, 2013, Biden visited Mexico with four member of the Cabinet to discuss a wide ranging North American agenda that went considerably beyond US-Mexico relations to include continental issues. At the conclusion of his remarks, Biden said: "There is no reason why North ...more

        Type: Conference
        Host: School of International Service

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      • Wed 11/06/13
        6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Concert by "Heartbeat: The Israeli-Palestinian Youth Music Project"
      • School of International Service Atrium
      • Heartbeat creates opportunities and spaces for young Israeli and Palestinian musicians to work together, hear each other, and amplify their voices to influence the world around them. Sharing in sustained music-based dialogue, Heartbeat youth musicians develop creative nonviolent tools to express themselves and become a voice for their communities.

        This special event will feature an uplifting ...more

        Type: Concert
        Host: Center for Israel Studies

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      • Mon 11/11/13
        4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
      • Book Launch: "Holding the Shop Together" by Prof. Stephen Silvia
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • The prevailing arguments that the German industrial relations system has "eroded" or is "exhausted" are too simplistic. They do not help us truly to understand recent trends because they do not disaggregate the system into its components for more precise assessments. Holding the Shop Together, in contrast, undertakes separate detailed evaluations of the legal framework, codetermination, trade ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: SIS: International Economic Relations

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