Summaries of past extracurricular lectures at IWP may be found below. For more information, please see upcoming events at IWP, join our invitation list, or listen to our videos or podcasts.

John Lenczowski at Conquest without War lecture

Dr. John Lenczowski discusses “Conquest Without War: The Threat of Communist Chinese Political Influence Operations”

On Saturday, October 23, 2021, IWP Founder, Chancellor, and President Emeritus Dr. John Lenczowski gave a lecture entitled “Conquest Without War: The Threat of Communist Chinese Political Influence Operations.” This talk was part of a series on Chinese strategic issues co-sponsored by the Movement for the Renaissance of Vietnam, the National Bureau of Asian Research,…

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Dr. Mir Sadat speaks on security in the modern space race

On June 29, 2021, The Institute of World Politics hosted a webinar entitled “A Space Vision to Guide America’s Strategic Competition with China,” led by Dr. Mir Sadat. This lecture was a part of IWP’s China Series. Dr. Sadat’s presentation focused on many topics that came together to explain the importance of the United States’…

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Prof. Sean Elliot Martin discusses forced mental transformation

On Friday, March 26th, The Institute of World Politics hosted a webinar entitled “The Process of Forced Mental Transformation and its Role in World Events,” led by Professor Sean Elliot Martin of Point Park University. This lecture covered ATOP, Prof. Martin’s theory of the psychological processes used to force mental transformation in individuals. About the…

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Dr. Patrick Cronin discusses North Korean threat perceptions

On April 14th, 2021, The Institute of World Politics hosted a virtual webinar titled “Fear and Insecurity: Addressing North Korean Threat Perceptions,” sponsored by the Asia Initiative Lecture Series. Dr. Patrick Cronin is the Asia-Pacific Security Chair at Hudson Institute, where he analyzes U.S. challenges and opportunities in the Indo-Pacific region. This includes China’s total…

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