Past Events

Dr. Christopher J. Coyne delivers a lecture on humanitarianism and humanitarian aid

By Elizabeth Rodricks

Edited by Kevin Dunne

Publication Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Christopher J. Coyne, Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University and Associate Director of the F. A. Hayek Program at the Mercatus Center, gave a lecture at The Institute of World Politics on October 20, 2015. Dr. Coyne lectured on humanitarianism and its definition. In its broadest sense, humanitarianism is a concern for the wellbeing of humans. Humanitarian action can be of either a coercive or non-coercive nature. Examples of humanitarian action that have used coercion are the West's operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.       {read more}

Barry Posen discusses "Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy"

By Daniel Ericsson

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Dr. Barry R. Posen of MIT gave a lecture on his book entitled Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy at The Institute of World Politics on September 24, 2015.   {read more}

Kim Ruocco discusses suicide in the military and what leaders can do

By Jose Barcenas

Publication Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

On September 22, 2015, The Institute of World Politics welcomed Ms. Kim Ruocco for a lecture entitled "Suicide in the Military: Why and What Leaders Can Do."   {read more}

Center for Culture and Freedom holds event on conventional and unconventional warfare

By Jose Barcenas

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015

On September 17, 2015, The Institute of World Politics hosted a panel discussion, with moderator Professor Albert Santoli and panelists Colonel Michael Dziedzic, Ambassador Kenneth P. Moorefield, and Mr. Benjamin C. Works.   {read more}

Esmerita Sanchez de Da Silva discusses issues in Paraguay

Publication Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015

On Tuesday, September 8, Esmerita Sanchez de Da Silva visited IWP to give a lecture on "Immigration Reform and Health Policy in Paraguay."  {read more}

Sean McFate discusses his book The Modern Mercenary

By Jose Barcenas

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015

On September 14, 2015, The Institute of World Politics welcomed Dr. Sean McFate for a lecture on his recently published book, The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order.   {read more}

Transcript: Is A Grand Strategy of Restraint Politically Viable? with Michael Desch

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Below is a transcript of a lecture by Prof. Michael Desch, Chairman of the Political Science Department at Notre Dame University. This lecture, entitled "Is a Grand Strategy of Restraint Politically Viable?" was delivered at IWP on May 27, 2015, and was sponsored by the Charles Koch Foundation.  {read more}

Dr. Eugene Gholz argues for a U.S. grand strategy of restraint

By James Rolland

Publication Date: Monday, July 13, 2015

On July 9th, Professor Eugene Gholz of the University of Texas at Austin gave a presentation on the benefits of a potential shift in American grand strategy.  This lecture was part of a series on U.S. Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy sponsored by the Charles Koch Foundation.  {read more}

Vilen Khlgatyan discusses the rival gas pipeline projects in Europe

By Harrison Reiff

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2015

On Tuesday, June 30th, The Institute of World Politics hosted Vilen Khlgatyan, Vice Chairman of the Political Developments Research Center, for a lecture titled: "Rival Gas Pipelines for Europe: What's at Stake." The lecture explored the two possible major gas pipelines that would supply European nations and the factors at play.   {read more}

Dr. Paul Kengor discusses his book "Dupes: How the Communist Left Has Manipulated the Progressive Left for a Century"

By Heather Thompson

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2015

On Monday June 29, IWP welcomed Dr. Paul G. Kengor to discuss the topic of his recent book, Dupes: How the Communist Left Has Manipulated the Progressive Left for a Century. He presented aspects of his extensive research on the role of the "dupe" in modern American history, exploring how many progressives have been manipulated to aid the communist agenda.  {read more}

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