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Info session: 2019 BA Seminar Costa Rica

Sep 12, 2018, 3:30-4:30 pm EDT
Meijer Lounge, 4th Floor Weill
Please join Professor Susan Collins, the Ford School DE&I Officer, Stephanie Sanders and Global Engagement Program Manager, Cliff Martin for an info session about this exciting opportunity in global engagement.
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Heath, History, Demography & Development (H2D2): Research Day

Apr 20, 2018, 8:00 am-5:30 pm EDT
Ross School of Business - Robertson Auditorium
The Economics Department at the University of Michigan will be hosting the fourth H2D2 Research Day on Friday, April 20, 2018. We are pleased to have Amitabh Chandra (Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy and Director of Health Policy Research, Harvard Kennedy School) as our keynote speaker. We intend for this mini-conference to draw both faculty and student attendees from the University of Michigan as well as from the greater mid-west and Canada. The conference will focus on the subfields of health, history, development, demography and family economics, broadly defined.
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Economic Development Seminar

Saumitra Jha, Stanford University

Apr 10, 2018, 2:30-4:30 pm EDT
201 Lorch Hall
Saumitra Jha, Stanford University will present Swords into Bank Shares: Financial Innovations and Innovators in Mitigating Political Violence in EDS Seminar on Tuesday, April 10 at 2:30pm in 201 Lorch Hall.
Ford School
Economic Development Seminar

Supreet Kaur, University of California - Berkeley

Apr 6, 2018, 1:00-2:30 pm EDT
201 Lorch Hall
Economic Development Seminar presents Supreet Kaur (UC-Berkeley). Supreet will present "Scabs: The Social Suppression of Labor Supply" in the joint labor/development seminar on Friday, April 6, 1-2:30PM in Lorch 201.
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The Security Situation in Northeast Asia

Mar 20, 2018, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall 1230
In this public talk, Vice Admiral Ota will discuss pressing issues in Northeast Asian security, including current tensions surrounding North Korea, China’s military posture, territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas, and how Japan is preparing to deal with each of these matters.
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US-China Relations and China's expanding international presence

Mar 16, 2018, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
1120 Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
Daniel Russel is a Senior Fellow and Diplomat in Residence at the Asia Society Policy Institute. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service at the U.S. Department of State, he served until March, 2017 as the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Prior to his appointment as Assistant Secretary on July 12, 2013, Mr. Russel served at the White House as Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council (NSC) Senior Director for Asian Affairs. During his tenure there, he helped formulate President Obama’s strategic rebalance to the Asia Pacific region.

IEDP Senegal Post-Trip Presentation

Mar 14, 2018, 5:30-7:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall 1120, Annenberg Auditorium
IEDP Senegal Post-Trip Presentation: Research & Exploration in DakarWinter 2018
Ford Security Seminar

Political Conflict in the Persian Gulf

Mar 5, 2018, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
3240 Weill Hall
Informal Lunch Discussion led by Dr. Yousuf Al-Busaidi on the topic of current affairs abroad.
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Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Russia 2018: Preparing for the Post-Putin Era

Feb 21, 2018, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
On March 18 of this year Vladimir Putin will likely win easy re-election to a 4th term as Russian president.  But expectation is growing in Russia that this will be his last term as President, opening a Pandora’s box of uncertainty and competing succession scenarios with broad consequences for Russia’s internal direction, and external ambitions.

Japanese Economy: Successful Recovery, Challenges, Foreign Policy, and US Relations

Feb 9, 2018, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
Weiser Hall, Room 110
Professor Shujiro URATA examines Japan’s current economic situation and identifies the problems, then he discusses the importance of adopting an activist international economic policy with a focus on its relationship with the United States, in order to overcome the problems and achieve sustained economic growth.  
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Beyond the Wall: The Human Toll of Border Crossings

Jan 31, 2018, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
A Livingston Award-winning journalist, a MacArthur Genius and anthropologist, and a U-M public policy expert will share the stories and findings behind immigration statistics and discuss the complexities, ramifications and human lives that are involved in clandestine migration.

Why does diplomacy fail?

Jan 26, 2018, 3:00-5:00 pm EST
Weill 1110, Betty Ford Classroom
Please join us for this fantastic opportunity in simulation exercise.