February 8: Russia, China, and the United States
On Monday, February 8, the Kozmetsky Center will host a distinguished panel of specialists representing China, Russia, the United States and Europe to discuss Shifting Geopolitics and Security among Major Powers:China, Russia, and the United States. The panel will feature the following participants: Dr. Artyom Lukin, Professor, Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok; Dr. Gao Fei, Professor, China Foreign Affairs University, Beijing; Dr. Igor Zevelev, Director, MacArthur Foundation, Moscow; Dr. Alexei Voskressenski, Dean, Moscow State Institute of International Relations; Dr. Matthew Rojansky, Director, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center; Dr. Paul Bolt, Professor, United States Air Force Academy; and Dr. Detlef Puhl, Senior Advisor, North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO. The event will take place from 6:30 – 9:00pm in Carter Auditorium.
March 21: Religion and International Security
On Monday, March 21, we will host Dr. Jeffrey Haynes to present a lecture on Religion and International Security. Dr. Haynes is Director of the Centre for the Study of Religion, Conflict, and Cooperation at London Metropolitan University, Convener of the European Consortium for Political Research’s Religion and Politics Standing Group, and chair of the International Political Science Association’s Research Committee on Religion and Politics. This event will take place from 12:00-1:00pm in Carter Auditorium. Speaker bio and promotional materials will be posted in the coming weeks.
April 13: Comparative Global/Regional Migration and Displacement Challenges: Exploring Security & Moral Dimensions in Forming Policy & Civic Responses
On Wednesday, April 13, we will host a conference on Comparative Global/Regional Migration and Displacement Challenges: Exploring Security & Moral Dimensions in Forming Policy & Civic Responses, with panels considering the academic and policy dimensions of contemporary migration challenges from a comparative perspective, focusing particularly on issues and case studies in Europe, Eurasia, and U.S.-Mexico/Central America. Experts will present research findings from these regions and consider the moral and security dimensions of migration management. Speakers will be announced in the coming weeks including St. Edward’s and University of Texas, Austin faculty as well as other distinguished experts of the United States, Europe, and Eurasia. This will be the second conference event on transatlantic security funded by a U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Program grant in cooperation with the Center for European Studies and Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at University of Texas, Austin. The conference panel sessions will be held throughout the day with opportunities for students and members of the community to participate. Speaker bios and promotional materials will be posted in the coming weeks.
Ongoing: Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Call Series