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The School of International Service strives to provide engaging and educational events that reflect the broad interdisciplinary interests of SIS students and faculty. Guest speakers include current and former government officials, civil society leaders, environmental stewards, human rights activists, social entrepreneurs, and more.

Fall 2014 Events:

SIS-Stimson Series:
Challenges to the Global Order: Can the United Nations Manage Current Conflicts?

Speakers: Alison Giffen, Stimson, and Michael Schroeder, SIS
Moderated by David Bosco; welcoming remarks by James Goldgeier, SIS and Ellen Laipson, Stimson
Date: Tuesday, September 16
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM; refreshments to follow
Location: Abramson Family Founders Room
RSVP Requested
Sponsored by SIS and the Stimson Center

Dean’s Discussion:
Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy
Speaker: Francis Fukuyama, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University
Moderated by James Goldgeier, SIS
Date: Wednesday, October 8
Time: 3:30 – 5:00 PM; refreshments to follow
Location: SIS Atrium
RSVP Requested
Sponsored by SIS

Book Launch:
A Feminist Voyage Through International Relations
Speakers: J. Ann Tickner, SIS; Robert Keohane, Princeton University; Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, SIPRI North America; Elisabeth Prugl, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva.
Moderated by Christine Chin, SIS; with welcoming remarks by James Goldgeier, SIS
Date: Thursday, October 9
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM; refreshments to follow
Location: Abramson Family Founders Room
RSVP Requested
Sponsored by SIS, WIIS, and the International Communication program

Dean's Discussion
A Conversation with Hans Blix: Is There Hope for Disarmament?
Speaker: Hans Blix, Chairman of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission
Moderated by James Goldgeier, SIS
Date: Wednesday, October 15
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM; refreshments to follow
Location: SIS Atrium
RSVP Requested
Sponsored by SIS, CAS, and WCL

All-American Weekend SIS Alumni Panel:
National Security Challenges and U.S. Leadership
Speakers: Kristin Lord, SIS/BA '91, IREX; Kelly Magsamen, SIS/BA '98, U.S. Department of Defense; James Schear, SIS/BA '75, Wilson Center, Julianne Smith, SIS/MA '95, Center for a New American Security
Moderated by James Goldgeier, SIS
Date: Saturday, October 18
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Location: SIS 120
RSVP Requested
Sponsored by SIS and the AU Office of Alumni Relations

Dean's Discussion:
The Legacy of the Berlin Wall, Twenty-Five Years Later
Speakers: Hope Harrison, George Washington University; Jackson Janes, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies; Sarah Snyder, SIS
Moderated by James Goldgeier, SIS
Date: Thursday, November 13
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM; refreshments to follow
Location: Abramson Family Founders Room
RSVP Requested
Sponsored by SIS and AICGS

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