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  1. 2021 Annual Tri-School Ph.D. Research Conference  Friday, March 5, 2021 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  
    This will be a virtual event conducted via zoom. Reservations are required and can be reserved for free online, https://tprc-graduate-symposium.eventbrite.com
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    Ph.D. programs in the School of International Service, the School of Public Affairs, and the School of …more

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  1. Investing in girls’ education transforms communities, countries, and the world. Girls’ education strengthens economies and reduces inequality, contributing to more stable, resilient societies. But despite the evidence demonstrating how critical girls’ education is, gender disparities in education persist, even in some of the wealthiest cities and countries.
    In honor of International Women's Day, …more

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  2. Political Theory Colloquium Lecture Series
    Founded by Alan Levine, this lecture series has brought noted speakers to campus for more than 15 years. The colloquia provide a focal point for the community to engage in a common conversation, and also enrich the discussions that occur in particular classes.
    All events are live via Zoom. You must register for the event in advance and the Zoom link will …more

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  3. Professor Morad Elsana will discuss his new book, Indigenous Land Rights of the Bedouin: A Comparative Case. Introducing the Negev–Bedouin land issue from the international indigenous land rights perspective, this comparative study suggests options for the recognition of their land. The book demonstrates that the Bedouin land dispossession, like many indigenous peoples’, progressed through …more

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  4. Lt. General H.R. McMaster
    Former National Security Officer, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
    Live streamed programs. Advance registration required.
    SEMINAR SERIES
    Building Strategic Competence: Lessons from Battlegrounds Overseas & in D.C.
    The series draws on the lecturer’s experience as a general officer in the United States Army and as the United States’ 26th Assistant to …more

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  5. Join SIS professor Elizabeth Rule as she speaks with Glen Coulthard, a professor in the First Nations and Indigenous Studies Program at the University of British Columbia. These two educators will speak about indigenous rights of Native Americans and First Nations peoples, particularly human rights and land rights, which have been violated since the Americas were colonized by Europeans.
    This …more

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  6. In 2009, Wendy Lower, the acclaimed author of Hitler’s Furies, saw a rare photograph. Although the documentation of the Holocaust is vast, there are virtually no images of a Jewish family at the moment of murder. But this one was. It shows a Ukrainian shooter’s rifle inches from a woman's head, obscured in a cloud of smoke. She falls forward into the mass grave, gripping the hand …more

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  7. On the Othered Hand: Tactility, Music, and Marginalized Users Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern
    This will be a virtual event conducted via zoom. Reservations are required and can be reserved for free online, https://othered-hand.eventbrite.com
    Event Description:How might user interfaces – the process of their development, their design, and the stories we tell about them – be informed …more

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  8. Ehud Barak, Israel’s Tenth Prime Minister, will deliver American University's 2021 Amos Perlmutter Memorial Lecture. Former Prime Minister Barak also served as Chief of the Israel Defense Forces General Staff and as the leader of the Labor Party. He is the most decorated soldier in Israeli history. Mr. Barak will speak about the strategic challenges posed by Israel’s neighbors, the Iranian …more

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  9. Ann Curry
    Award-winning Journalist
    Live streamed programs. Advance registration required.
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    Empowering Truth: Why America Needs True Journalists in an Increasingly Complicated World
    In this moment, when truth is on its knees, as people are besieged with information and misinformation in a chaotic digital age, what is the role of journalists, in politics and policy both at home …more

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  10. Wes Moore
    CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation
    Bestselling author, combat veteran, social entrepreneur
    Live streamed programs. Advance registration required.
    SEMINAR SERIES
    All Hands-on Deck: Understanding the Role of Business, Philanthropy, and Government in Creating Economic Justice
    Poverty is sticking, and often intergenerational and predictable. In this seminar, Wes will examine the root …more

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