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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The EU Economy and the Pandemic

April 14: SIS prof. Stephen Silvia will speak with panelists about the impacts of COVID-19 on the EU economy.


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Spotlight on Secession Movements

April 19: Renowned scholars will discuss cases of secession of Ireland, Scotland, Spain, and Canada.


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