Past Events

Nicholas Eftimiades Discusses Chinese Espionage and U.S. Security

By Trai Gozzi

Publication Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

On March 12th, 2019, Nicholas Eftimiades, a professor at Penn State University, gave a lecture at The Institute of World Politics regarding Chinese Espionage and the impacts it has on the United States.   {read more}

Ryan Vogel discusses the United States' Practice of Wartime Detention

Publication Date: Friday, April 5, 2019

On March 28, 2019, Professor Ryan Vogel of Utah Valley University presented a lecture at The Institute of World Politics titled "The United States' Practice of Wartime Detention."  {read more}

Making the Chinese Communist Party Mad

By Madeline Schwartz

Publication Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

On Monday, March 11th, Mr. Chen Guangcheng, a human rights activist from China, known as "the barefoot lawyer," gave a lecture entitled "China: Kidnapped by the Communist Party" at The Institute of World Politics. Mr. Chen described his human rights work and discussed the realities of the Chinese Communist Party.  {read more}

Franak Viacorka discusses Russian media campaign in Belarus

By Caleb Smith

Publication Date: Monday, March 11, 2019

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev made it clear to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko: Minsk must take steps towards deeper integration between the two countries.  {read more}

Amb. Alberto Piedra discusses his new book "No God, No Civilization"

By Katie Kline

Publication Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

On Tuesday February 12, The Institute of World Politics (IWP) welcomed Professor Emeritus Amb. Alberto Martinez Piedra to speak about his new book, No God, No Civilization: The New Atheism and the Fantasy of Perpetual Progress.   {read more}

Steven VanRoekel describes the United States’ role in the 2014-2015 Ebola crisis

By Madeline Schwartz

Publication Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019

On February 11, 2019, The Institute of World Politics hosted Steven VanRoekel, the Chief Operating Officer of the Rockefeller Foundation for a lecture entitled "Diplomacy Through Aid: The 2014-2015 West African Ebola Epidemic." In the talk, Mr. VanRoekel recounted his experience working as the Chief Innovation Officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development during the Ebola crisis.  {read more}

Exiled Venezuelan opposition figure David Smolansky speaks at IWP

By Donyae Johnson

Publication Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019

One January 28, 2019, The Institute of World Politics invited Mr. David Smolansky to speak about the crisis in Venezuela today.   {read more}

Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz discusses “Suki w Zakone: A Criminal Key to Putin's Russia”

Publication Date: Thursday, December 20, 2018

On December 6, 2018, Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz, Professor of History and holder of the Kościuszko Chair in Polish Studies at IWP, gave a lecture entitled "Suki w Zakone: A Criminal Key to Putin's Russia."  {read more}

Richard Schroeder discusses book on “The Foundation of the CIA”

Publication Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

On October 15, 2018, The Institute of World Politics hosted Dr. Richard Schroeder, a former CIA officer who authored The Foundation of the CIA: Harry Truman, The Missouri Gang, and the Origins of the Cold War.  {read more}

Christopher Andrew discusses his book on the History of Intelligence

By Ashley Catania

Publication Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018

On November 13, 2018, The Institute of World Politics hosted distinguished historian and author, Christopher Andrew for a discussion of his recently released book, The Secret World: A History of Intelligence.    {read more}

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