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About Events

Throughout the year, the International Affairs Research Institute (IARI) works with scholars and external parties to develop and host events that align with the School of International Service's research goals.

If you are affiliated with a third party organization and would like to partner with the scholars of the School of International Service regarding an event, please contact Shannon Looney, Assistant Director of Outreach & Research Development at 202-885-6566 or via email at looney@american.edu.

 

Upcoming Events

Throughout the year IARI and SIS host events related to faculty research and doctoral students. Upcoming events will be announced throughout the year.



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Past Events

For any questions related to previous events, please feel free to contact IARI.



2014

Editor Visit: Lynne Rienner Publishers

Faculty formally met with Lynne Rienner of Lynne Rienner Publishers to discuss current or future book projects that would be of interest to the press. This event will is part of a series of editor visits that will occur periodically throughout the academic year.


Book Launch: Amitav Acharya

Professor Amitav Acharya's book launch, The Making of Southeast Asia: International Realtions of a Region, develops a framework for regional study through an investigation of the origins and evolution of Southeast Asian regionalism and international relations.

Editor Visit: Georgetown University Press

Faculty informally met with an editor from Georgetown University Press. This event is part of a series of editor visits that will occur periodically throughout the academic year.

Book Launch: David Bosco

Assistant Professor David Bosco's book launch, Rough Justice: The International Criminal Court in a World of Power Politics, which assesses the ways in which powerful states shaped the International Criminal Court's effort to transform the vision of international justice into reality.

2013

Book Launch: Steve Silvia

Associate Professor Steve Silvia's book launch, Holding the Shop Together: German Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era, which examines fluctuations in Germany's economy across the postwar period and the industrial relations system.


Editor Visit: Palgrave MacMillan Press

Faculty informally met with an editor from Palgrave MacMillan Press. This event is part of a series of editor visits that will occur periodically throughout the academic year.


Book Launch: Christine Chin

Associate Professor Christine Chin's book launch, Cosmopolitan Sex Workers, which explores the phenomenon of non-trafficked women who migrate from one global city to another to perform paid sexual labor in Southeast Asia.


Editor Visit: Yale University Press

Faculty informally met with an assistant editor from Yale University Press. This event is part of a series of editor visits that will occur periodically throughout the academic year.



International Policy Summer Institute (IPSI)

Professional development program for professors and post-docs in the field of international affairs who want to build the tools and networks to produce and disseminate policy-relevant academic research.


Book Launch: Jeff Colgan

Assistant Professor Jeff Colgan’s book launch Petro-Aggression: When Oil Causes War, which examines the resource curse within international relations and its contribution to aggressive foreign diplomacy.


100 Years of U.S. Labor and Employment Relations: A Look Back, A Look Forward, and A View from a Comparative Perspective

This event marked one hundred years since the passage of legislation that created the Department of Labor featuring panel discussions on past and future labor and employment relations in the United States. Keynote remarks were provided by Seth Harris, acting secretary for the U.S. Department of Labor.