Past Events

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}

IWP co-sponsors event on John Paul II and Ronald Reagan: The Partnership that Changed the World

By Ivan Esparza

Publication Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

On September 26, The Institute of World Politics cosponsored an event on "John Paul II and Ronald Reagan: The Partnership that Changed the World."  {read more}

Rick Fisher discusses Chinese power projection

By Jake Anderson

Publication Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Richard Fisher, an expert on Chinese and Asian security matters, delivered a talk about  China's growing conventional and cyberspace military capabilities at The Institute of World Politics on October 22nd, 2018.  {read more}

US Army War College professor discusses strategic challenges in Latin America

By Vance Tyson

Publication Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018

Dr. R. Evan Ellis, a professor of Latin American Studies at the U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute who focuses on Latin America's relationship with non-Western state actors, organized crime, and populism, delivered a presentation entitled "Democratic Governance as a Strategic Concept for Latin America" at The Institute of World Politics on October 15th, 2018.  {read more}

Dr. Bruce Bechtol discusses North Korean military proliferation in the Middle East and Africa

By Jacob Hollander, Syeda Siddiqi

Publication Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018

Dr. Bruce E. Bechtol Jr. held a book launch at The Institute of World Politics for his new book, North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability, on September 24th.  {read more}

IWP student discusses Soviet anti-religious activism and propaganda

By Ashley Catania and Liam Rae

Publication Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018

Helen Lamm is a current graduate student of The Institute of World Politics with an academic focus on the politics of post-Communism. On September 27th, 2018, she delivered a presentation entitled "The League of the Militant Godless" to her fellow students and other guests at the Institute. Her lecture covered the Soviet anti-religious activism and propaganda present during the Cold War era.  {read more}

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