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2022 China town hall: Local connections, national reflections

Nov 16, 2022, 7:00-9:00 pm EST
Annenberg Auditorium, 1120 Weill Hall
Join communities across the United States in a national conversation on China by joining us for an on-site webcast presentation by Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., former US Ambassador to Russia, China and Singapore, followed by a local panel discussion.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Civilian casualties and U.S. counterterrorism operations: Media-driven policy changes

Nov 14, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
1110 Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom
Eric Schmitt and Dave Philipps will join Associate Professor of Practice Javed Ali in a conversation about their reporting, how it evolved, and the impact it has had on changing US policy with respect to civilian casualties that now extends outside the realm of just counterterrorism operations.

United States general election

Nov 8, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EST
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
Key dates and deadlines for the November 8 election, plus how to register and vote.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

The global implications of the war in Ukraine

Oct 13, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
1120 Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
A panel of former ambassadors hosted by the Weiser Diplomacy Center and the American Academy of Diplomacy will focus on the implications of the war in Ukraine globally and for NATO, Europe, Russia and China.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

The war in Ukraine: Russia, the EU, and NATO

Sep 30, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall Annenberg Auditorium (Room 1120)
A discussion of the diplomacy between the United States, key NATO allies, and Russia surrounding the war in Ukraine.   
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Lech Wałęsa: Russia's war on Ukraine and its global impact

Sep 13, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Rackham Building, 4th Floor Ampitheatre
Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former president of Poland visits the University of Michigan to speak on the global impact of Russia's war on Ukraine.

Michigan primary election

Aug 2, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
Michigan will hold its primary election on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, and the Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.

Michigan May 2022 regular election

May 3, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
Michigan will hold a regular election on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, and voters may have measures or candidates on their local ballots. The Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.
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.   
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

Transnational advocacy and the BLM network

Mar 17, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Gay McDougall and Jamil Dakwar will join Professor John Ciorciari in conversation as part of a virtual series on the historical roots and impact of race shaping public policy in the global context.
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

Race and foreign policy professions

Feb 9, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Harry K. Thomas, Jr.—served as U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe (2016-2018), the Philippines (2010-2013) and Bangladesh (2003-2005) and is a senior fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and a senior strategic engagement leader at Special Operations Command—will join Professor John Ciorciari in conversation as part of a virtual series on the historical roots and impact of race shaping public policy in the global context. 
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

America and the colonial project

Feb 3, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Dr. Brenda Plummer will join Professor John Ciorciari in conversation as part of a virtual series on the historical roots and impact of race shaping public policy in the global context. 

The promise—and failure—of human rights

Jan 31, 2022, 4:15-5:30 pm EST
1010 Weiser Hall
The heyday of the human rights movement—the 1990s—is well behind us. At its peak, the human rights movement was the most captivating ideology of its time. 

What is the future of the Sudans?

Jan 24, 2022, 3:00-4:00 pm EST
The Brookings Institution's Africa Security Initiative will host a panel of experts—including Ambassador Susan D. Page, a professor of practice at the Ford School— to discuss the future of the Sudans, and what the United States and its partners can do to support them.
Ford School

Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula

Jan 21, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Former Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun will discuss diplomatic options on the Korean Peninsula and the implications for relations between the U.S. and the Republic of Korea.
North American Colloquium

Addressing nationalist extremism in North America: Policy tools & frameworks

Jan 10, 2022, 11:45 am-1:00 pm EST
Nationalist extremism poses mounting challenges around the world, including in North America. This web-based panel discussion will focus on the policy tools and frameworks available for countering nationalist extremism in Mexico, Canada and the United States.

Michigan November elections

Nov 2, 2021, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
At your polling location or by absentee ballot
Michigan will hold elections on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, and the Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.
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.