The School of International Service hosts engaging and informative events for our students and school community every week. Our guest speakers, expert panels, and book discussions address the most important questions in international affairs from broad interdisciplinary perspectives. Over the course their studies, students have the chance to hear from a diverse range of speakers, including current and former heads of state, government officials, civil society leaders, environmental stewards, human rights activists, and social entrepreneurs.

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Upcoming Events

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Brexit and More: Ambassador Mulhall

Join us on Feb. 4 for a discussion with Irish Ambassador Dan Mulhall.

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A Conversation with Ambassador Bill Burns

Feb. 6 - Ambassador Burns will discuss his 30+ years in foreign service.

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Journey into America - 10th Anniversary

Watch a special edition of Professor Akbar Ahmed's documentary on February 26.

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