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Policy Talks @ the Ford School

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Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Shifting sands: Rethinking the international security landscape

Apr 20, 2022, 6:00-7:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall 1110 (Betty Ford Classroom), and livestreamed
Representative Elissa Slotkin of Michigan's 8th district joins the Ford School for a special event, in partnership with Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies (LRCCS).
Policy Talks @ the Ford School, Vandenberg Lecture

War in Ukraine

Apr 14, 2022, 12:00-2:00 pm EDT
Join us for a special pair of discussions on foreign policy priorities and global challenges with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), facilitated by Ford School Dean Michael Barr.   
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

America's place in the post-Afghanistan world

Oct 27, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
Amid continuing uncertainties around the U.S. retreat from Afghanistan, journalists Robin Wright and Jawad Sukhanyar will give their perspectives on the evolving situation, in conversation with Lynette Clemetson, Director of Wallace House.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Key developments in counterterrorism and national security since 9/11

Sep 13, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
The attacks on September 11, 2001 irrevocably changed how the United States conducts counterterrorism and national security operations. Join our expert panelists for a discussion of 9/11 and how it has shaped our international affairs landscape over the past 20 years.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School, Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

U.S.-China relations during COVID-19: Finding a path forward

Oct 20, 2020, 10:00-11:00 am EDT
Join us for a conversation on current relations between the United States and China and possible paths forward given COVID and the upcoming U.S. elections. Panelists will include Kenneth Lieberthal, senior fellow emeritus at Brookings, Mary Gallagher, professor of political science, and Ann Lin, associate professor of public policy. Ford School Dean Michael Barr will moderate the discussion. 
Policy Talks @ the Ford School, Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

New frontiers: Labor, immigration, and foreign policy

Feb 26, 2020, 4:00-5:20 pm EST
Weill Hall Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
Please join us for a talk with Denis McDonough, former White House Chief of Staff for President Barack Obama, in conversation with Associate Professor John Ciorciari, director of the Weiser Diplomacy Center and International Policy Center.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion at the Ford School, Policy Talks @ the Ford School, University of Michigan Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium

Susan Rice on "Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For"

Jan 20, 2020, 12:30-2:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice will reflect on her career and on her new memoir, Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For.
Conversations Across Differences, Policy Talks @ the Ford School, Vandenberg Lecture, Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

"The Education of an Idealist"

Sep 25, 2019, 4:00-5:20 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will reflect on her career and on her new memoir, Education of an Idealist (Harper Collins, September 2019): the third annual Vandenberg Lecture.
Conversations Across Differences, Policy Talks @ the Ford School, Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

International Diplomacy Challenges: North Korea

Sep 6, 2019, 1:30-2:50 pm EDT
Rackham Amphitheatre
Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun (LSA '86) discusses U.S. policy and strategy for achieving the denuclearization of North Korea and the transformation of U.S.-North Korean relations.