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TODAY

Thursday, October 2
      • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • War or Peace? U.S. Foreign Policy and the Iranian Nuclear Program
      • School of International Service Beacon Conference Room (SIS 300)
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      • Georgetown University professor Matthew Kroenig will discuss his new book, A Time to Attack: The Looming Iranian Nuclear Threat. This event will be moderated by SIS professor Neil Shenai.

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        Host: Comparative & Regional Studies

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Coming Soon

      • Tue 10/07/14
        noon – 2:00 pm
      • US-Africa Policy for the Next Generation of Leaders
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • At the Africa Summit with 45 heads of state, President Obama announced a bold re-organization of foreign assistance towards Africa. What will it take to be a part of the new generation of the Foreign Service? Please join the Comparative and Regional Studies Program at American University in welcoming Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield to campus to discuss these important changes....more

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        Host: Comparative & Regional Studies

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      • Thu 10/09/14
        2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • The Social and Political Effects of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: Evidence from Peru
      • School of International Service Beacon Conference Room (SIS 300)
      • Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs have expanded rapidly through the developing world, yet little is known about their social and political consequences. In this talk, Dr. Luis Camacho of the German Development Institute discusses his study evaluating the effect of Peru's Juntos program on social engagement and trust in government institutions.

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        Host: Comparative & Regional Studies

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      • Thu 10/30/14
        4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
      • Book Talk: Police Power and Race Riots
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • SIS Professor Cathy Schneider will discuss her new book, Police Power and Race Riots (UPenn Press, 2014). The volume is a comparative analysis of policing in New York and Paris examines the relationships between the state and urban minorities, asking under what conditions these fractious relationships turn into riots. Discussants TBD.

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        Host: Comparative & Regional Studies

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      • Tue 11/04/14
        11:00 am – 3:00 pm
      • Book Talk: The End of American World Order
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • Professor Amitav Acharya will discuss his recent publication, The End of American World Order (Polity, 2014). The volume explores how the future might look after the post-war liberal world order underpinned by US military, economic and ideological primacy and supported by global institutions serving its power and purpose comes to an end. Discussant TBA.

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        Host: Comparative & Regional Studies

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      • Wed 11/05/14
        2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Book Talk: The End of American World Order
      • Cancelled
      • Professor Amitav Acharya will discuss his recent publication, The End of American World Order (Polity, 2014). The volume explores how the future might look after the post-war liberal world order underpinned by US military, economic and ideological primacy and supported by global institutions serving its power and purpose comes to an end. Discussant TBA.

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        Host: Comparative & Regional Studies

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