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2020 - 2021

Lecture Dates and Confirmed Speakers

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REGULAR LECTURES

September 30 at 1 PM, Richard Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations, on Accelerating Global Disorder: Shifting Powers & America's Role

October 14 at 1 PM, Dr. Tom Frieden, Former Director, CDC, President and CEO, Resolve to Save Lives, on A Global Diagnosis: COVID-19 & An Outlook For The Next Pandemic

October 28 at 1 PM, Kori Schake, Director, Foreign and Defense Policy, The American Enterprise Institute, on Beyond COVID-19: Choices Confronting U.S. National Security

November 10 at 1 PM (This lecture will take place on Tuesday), Anne-Marie Slaughter, CEO, New America, on Beyond Election Day: The Impact on U.S. Foreign Policy

December 9 at 1 PM, Susan Glasser, Staff Writer, The New Yorker, on When Washington Ran The World: Insights From The Life Of James A. Baker III

January 13 at 1 PM, Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Professor of History, University of California Irvine, on David and Goliath: Prospects for Hong Kong As China Cracks Down

February 17 at 1 PM, Bill McKibben, Co-Founder and Senior Advisor, 350.org, on Warming Planet: The Global Struggle Against Climate Change

March 10 at 1 PM, Declan Walsh, Chief Africa Correspondent, The New York Times, on Afghanistan and Pakistan

April 14 at 1 PM, Comfort Ero, Program Director - Africa, International Crisis Group, on Africa

May 12 at 1 PM, Christopher Sabatini, Senior Research Fellow for Latin America, US, and the Americas, Chatham House on Latin America

THE ELIZABETH FRENCH HITCHCOCK LECTURE

May TBD, Kevin Rudd, President, Asia Society Policy Institute & Former Prime Minister, Australia, on U.S.- Asia Relations

PATRON EVENTS

October 22 at 7 PM, Adam Tooze, Professor of History, Columbia University, on The Cost of COVID-19: Assessing The Global Economic Fallout

November 19 at 12 PM, Zanny Minton Beddoes, Editor-in-Chief, The Economist, on A View From London

December 1 at 3 PM, Catherine Belton, Special Correspondent, Reuters, on Putin's KGB At Home And Abroad

February 25 at 5 PM, Roxane Farmanfarmaian, Lecturer, Univeristy of Cambridge, on U.S. and Iran: Tehran Steps Up The Pressure

April 7 at 5 PM, Nicole Perlroth, Reporter, The New York Times, on Cybersecurity

YOUNG PATRON EVENTS

September 23 at 5:30 PM, Clarissa Ward, Chief International Correspondent, CNN, on Conflicts

December 3 at 7 PM, Krithika Varagur, Journalist, on Inside The Saudi Global Religious Project

February 4 at 7 PM, Virginia Bennett, Senior Director of International Programs, CNA, on U.S. Foreign Policy: What Role For Human Rights?

March 24 at 7 PM, Alex Wellerstein, Historian of Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, on Nuclear Security