Experts on the region and longtime scholars of Myanmar consider what the aftermath of the violence and instability will imply for Southeast Asia and its relations with its neighbors, the United States, and China. April 2021.
Vivian Walker and John Ciorciari with a welcome address by Rejaul Karim Laskar, representing the Global Forum for Scholars & Practitioners of Diplomacy discuss diplomacy in 2021 and beyond. December 2020.
Ambassador Dawn M. Liberi, Ambassador Hugo Llorens, Ambassador Alexander Vershbow and moderator Ambassador Ronald Neumann discuss the future of U.S. foreign policy after the presidential election 2020.
Dr. Dania Thafer, Abbas Khadim, and General Anthony C. Zinni, former United States Marine Corps general in conversation with Ambassador Patrick Theros discuss the role of the U.S. in the Gulf Region. November, 2020.
Mary Gallagher, Kenneth Lieberthal, Ann Chih Lin, and moderator Michael S. Barr discuss current relations between the United States and China and possible paths forward given COVID and the upcoming U.S. elections. October, 2020.
The Weiser Diplomacy Center, housed in the Ford School, is U-M’s dynamic new hub for the study and practice of diplomacy. Learn more about this exciting opportunity for students interested in foreign affairs—ending with an interactive Q&A.
Ambassador Susan Rice and Michael Barr, Dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, discuss Ambassador Rice's distinguished career and her book, "Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For." January, 2020.
Noted Russian journalist and scholar Yevgenia Albats and Ambassador Susan Elliott, discuss the role of media and information in the evolving relationship between Russia and the United States. Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky moderates.
Ronald E. Neumann, Jerry Feierstein and Deborah A. McCarthy discuss the United States, Iran, and security issues in the Persian Gulf. This event is a part of our Weiser Diplomacy Center Launch Series. November, 2019.
William J. Burns is president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the oldest international affairs think tank in the United States. Amb. Burns discusses his new book "The Back Channel," and takes audience questions.