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Developing Future Leaders in U.S.-Russia Relations

Refugee protection issues in Central Europe and the Balkans

Jan 31, 2022, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EST
Students will break into groups to reconcile the various conflicting mandates of the state and international actors, seeking ways forward that respect international legal obligations.

Midwest symposium on U.S.-Korea relations

This symposium will bring together students from the University of Michigan and partner universities in the Midwest to learn from leading experts about the U.S.-Korea relationship and to engage in a diplomatic simulation on North Korea.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Student conversation with Ambassador John Rakolta

Jan 20, 2022, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EST
3240 Weill Hall
Ambassador Rakolta will reflect on his experience as U.S. ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and his work on the historic Abraham Accords.

Water diplomacy in the Middle East: Israel, Jordan and Palestine

3240 Weill (Monday) 1210 Weill (Friday)
Students will learn the laws that influence water diplomacy in the Middle East and later represent Israel, Jordan and Palestine in a simulation to identify mechanisms that can enable more sustainable water management in the region. 
Developing Future Leaders in U.S.-Russia Relations

U.S.-Russian Strategic Stability Dialogue

Oct 11, 2021, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EDT
Betty Ford Classroom (Weill Hall 1110)
In this workshop, students will break into small groups, each tasked with determining U.S. preferences for the basic structure of the Strategic Stability Dialogue, its conduct, and its mandate and agenda.
Economic Development Seminar

Human Capital in the Presence of Child Labor

Oct 7, 2021, 4:00-5:20 pm EDT
Policies that improve early life human capital are a promising tool to alter disadvantaged children’s lifelong trajectories. Yet, in many low-income countries, children and their parents face tradeoffs between schooling and productive work.

Info session: 2022 BA Global Engagement Seminar

Sep 22, 2021, 2:00-3:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Room 3240
Due to high demand, IPC will host a second info session about PubPol 480, an advanced undergraduate seminar designed to challenge public policy majors to consider how policy issues are framed and addressed in a non-U.S. context. 

Info session: 2022 BA Global Engagement Seminar

Sep 22, 2021, 11:30 am-12:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall 1220
Please join us for an info session about PubPol 480, an advanced undergraduate seminar designed to challenge public policy majors to consider how policy issues are framed and addressed in a non-U.S. context. 
Economic Development Seminar

Poor and rational: Decision-making under scarcity

Apr 1, 2021, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
A growing literature associates poverty with anomalies in decision-making. Researchers investigate this link in a sample of over 3,000 small-scale farmers in Zambia, who were given the opportunity to exchange randomly assigned household items for alternative items of similar value.
Developing Future Leaders in U.S.-Russia Relations

Energy diplomacy: Central Europe takes charge of its own destiny

During this workshop, students will explore how the U.S. and European partners can work more closely to give Central and Southern European countries greater opportunities for growth and investment and provide a stable, resilient basis for the regions’ long-term development.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Democracy and its impediments in Southeast Asia

Oct 27, 2020, 6:30-8:00 pm EDT
Please join us for a virtual seminar with Bui Hai Thiem, a research manager at the Institute for Legislative Studies, National Assembly Standing Committee of Vietnam, Pavin Chachavalpongpun, an associate professor at Kyoto University's Center for Southeast Asian Studies and Wai Wai Nu, a former political prisoner and the founder and Executive Director of the Women Peace Network in Myanmar.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Responding to the “Democratic Backslide” in Central and Eastern Europe

Oct 26, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Please join us for a virtual seminar with Kinga Brudzinska, Program Director of Future of Europe for GLOBSEC Policy Institute in conversation with John Ciorciari, director of Weiser Diplomacy Center. They will discuss major trends, challenges and opportunities for supporting democracy in central and eastern Europe—particularly the “V4” countries of Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia. This event is open to all University of Michigan students.