Past Events

Amb. Francis Rooney gives a book lecture for The Global Vatican

Publication Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2013

On Friday, November 22, 2013, Amb. Francis Rooney, Former US Ambassador to the Holy See, discussed his new book, The Global Vatican: An Inside Look at the Catholic Church, World Politics, and the Extraordinary Relationship between the United States and the Holy See.  {read more}

Henry Sokolski discusses nuclear policy at IWP

Publication Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013

On Thursday, November 14, Henry D. Sokolski, Executive Director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center and adjunct professor at The Institute of World Politics, gave a lecture on the topic of "Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future."  {read more}

Vilen Khlgatyan gives a lecture on "Between Moscow and Brussels: Ukrainian and Armenian Dilemmas"

Publication Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013

On Wednesday, November 20, 2013, Vilen Khlgatyan, Vice-Chairman of the Political Developments Research Center and IWP Class of 2013, discussed "Between Moscow and Brussels: Ukrainian and Armenian Dilemmas."  {read more}

Michael Flaherty presents thesis on modern peace enforcement

Publication Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013

On November 19, Michael Flaherty, Class of 2012, presented his honors thesis, Actively seized: a new paradigm in peace enforcement, at The Institute of World Politics.  {read more}

Sharmaake Sabrie discusses Al-Shabaab at IWP

Publication Date: Friday, November 15, 2013

On November 12, Sharmaake Sabrie gave a lecture on "What is Al-Shabaab and how to counter it?" at the Institute of World Politics.  {read more}

Prof. Hashem Mekki discusses the prospect of peace in Sudan

Publication Date: Thursday, October 31, 2013

Professor Mekki began by explaining Sudanese history and the historic landmarks that led to the current Darfur and Abyei conflicts. He reminded the audience of the multicultural Sudanese context, pointing out that there are now over 500 tribes and roughly 130 languages.  {read more}

Dr. Elizabeth Radziszewski discusses social networks and public support for the EU

Publication Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

On October 23, Dr. Elizabeth Radziszewski, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of International Relations at Lehigh University, discussed "Social Networks and Public Support for the European Union" at The Institute of World Politics.   {read more}

Luke Bencie discusses counter-espionage for business travelers

Publication Date: Friday, October 11, 2013

On October 10, Luke Bencie, President of Security Management International, LLC, spoke at IWP about his new book, Among Enemies: Counter-Espionage for Business Travelers.   {read more}

The First Battle of the Second World War: Dr. Chodakiewicz delivers the Kosciuszko Chair Military Lecture on the defense of Westerplatte

Publication Date: Thursday, October 3, 2013

The Second World War began with the Nazi-Soviet invasion of Poland. The German siege of Westerplatte was the first battle in that long and bloody conflict. In spite of immense technological and numerical superiority enjoyed by the forces of the Third Reich, the invaders required an entire week (September 1-7, 1939) to subdue the small Polish garrison defending a supply depot on the Westerplatte Peninsula in the Free City of Gdańsk/Danzig.  {read more}

General Thomas Draude discusses information operations

Publication Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013

On October 1, Brigadier General Thomas V. Draude, USMC (Ret.) gave a lecture on "Successfully Conducting Information, Psychological, and Military Deception Operations" at The Institute of World Politics.  {read more}

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