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Policy Talks @ the Ford School

The nexus between diplomacy and development: A practitioner’s perspective

Sep 11, 2015, 1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
Thomas Miller is currently the president and CEO of International Executive Service Corps (IESC). Prior to joining IESC, Tom was president and CEO of the United Nations Association of the U.S. (2009) and from 2005-08, served as CEO of Plan International, a large NGO that works in 66 countries to improve the lives of children in developing countries. 
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Explaining the Iran Deal

Sep 2, 2015, 1:00-2:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
A presentation and Q&A on the Iran deal featuring two White House officials, including one of the Administration's negotiators.From the speakers: This presentation will lay out the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action negotiated between six major world powers and Iran after nearly two years of highly technical and painstaking sessions. Presenters include Paul Irwin, one of the negotiators, who will detail what the deal does and how it addresses international concerns about Iran's nuclear program, and Matt Nosanchuk, Associate Director for Public Engagement and Liaison to the American Jewish Community and on International Issues, and a native Detroiter.
Ford Security Seminar

Sarah Kreps, Cornell University

Apr 16, 2015, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Room 3240
Ford Security Seminar brings together University of Michigan faculty and graduate students with outside scholars to discuss key developments in the theory and practice of international politics. Participants present original research on topics including international security, international law and institutions, and foreign policy analysis.  
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Global Policy Perspectives

Unaccompanied Minors

Mar 9, 2015, 6:00-7:30 pm EDT
Fisher Classroom 1220 Weill Hall
Join Amnesty International’s U-M chapter and the International Policy Student Association to discuss immigration policy with Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof; History Department, and Ann Lin; Ford School of Public Policy. We will be exploring the historical, legal, and political aspects of responding to the unaccompanied minors crisis.
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Global Policy Perspectives

Until debt do us part

Feb 5, 2015, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom
  
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Ford Security Seminar

Dara Kay Cohen, Harvard University

Dec 4, 2014, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Room 3240
Ford Security Seminars bring together University of Michigan faculty and graduate students with outside scholars to discuss key developments in the theory and practice of international politics. Participants present original research on topics including international security, international law and institutions, and foreign policy analysis.
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International Policy Center (IPC) film series

A River Changes Course

Nov 21, 2014, 4:30-6:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom
From Cambodia’s forests to its rivers, from its idyllic rice fields to the capital’s pulsing heart, forces of radical change are transforming the landscape of the country – and the dreams of its people. A River Changes Course intimately captures the stories of three families living in Cambodia as they strive to maintain their traditional ways of life amid rapid development and environmental degradation. Award winning filmmaker and director Kalyanee Mam will offer introductory remarks, and take questions from the audience following the film screening. 
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International Policy Center (IPC) film series

International Policy Center Film Series: "Budrus"

Nov 20, 2014, 7:00-9:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Max & Marjorie Fisher Classroom
Budrus documents one West Bank town's responses to construction of an Israeli security wall, leading to efforts by local Israelis and Palestinians to pursue a peaceful resolution. It shows the interaction between high-level policy debates and realities at the village level.
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Ford Security Seminar

James Ron, University of Minnesota

Nov 14, 2014, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Room 3240
Ford Security Seminar (FSS) brings together University of Michigan faculty and graduate students with outside scholars to discuss key developments in the theory and practice of international politics. Participants present original research on topics including international security, international law and institutions, and foreign policy analysis.
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The Gaza War: A different approach to understanding the Arab-Israeli conflict

Nov 5, 2014, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
Featuring Khalil Shikaki from the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, Shai Feldman from Brandeis University's Crown Center for Middle East Studies, and Abdel Monem Said Aly from the Regional Center for Strategic Studies in Cairo, this panel is part of the series "Middle East Dialogues: Conversation on the Arab/Israel conflict".
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Global Policy Perspectives

Understanding ISIS: Evolution, ideology, and implications

Oct 29, 2014, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
The International Institute and the International Policy Center host a panel discussion with foremost experts on the Middle East and the threat of ISIS.  
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International Policy Center Film Series: "Good Fortune"

Oct 16, 2014, 7:00-9:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Max and Marjorie Fisher Classroom
Good Fortune offers a critique of international development aid through the lens of some of its intended beneficiaries. Using a pair of projects in Kenya as examples, it encourages viewers to consider why aid has not been more effective in Africa and elsewhere and how it could be administered more effectively.

International Policy Center Film Series: "The Prosecutor"

Oct 9, 2014, 7:00-9:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
"The Prosecutor" examines the International Criminal Court, its successes, and its critics. It follows the work of the Court's first prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo, and the challenges  he and the Court have faced in seeking to prosecute some of the world's most notorious human rights offenders.  
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Ford Security Seminar

Jessica Weeks, University of Wisconsin

Oct 2, 2014, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Room 3420
Ford Security Seminars (FSS) bring together University of Michigan faculty and graduate students with outside scholars to discuss key developments in the theory and practice of international politics. Participants present original research on topics including international security, international law and institutions, and foreign policy analysis.
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Ford Security Seminar

Jens David Ohlin, Cornell University

Sep 25, 2014, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Room 3240
Ford Security Seminars (FSS) bring together University of Michigan faculty and graduate students with outside scholars to discuss key developments in the theory and practice of international politics. Participants present original research on topics including international security, international law and institutions, and foreign policy analysis.
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Book Talks @ The Ford School

Hybrid Justice: The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Sep 19, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom
In his book with co-author Ann Heindel, John Ciorciari examines the contentious politics behind the tribunal's creation, it's flawed legal and institutional design, and the frequent politicized impasses that have undermined its ability to deliver credible and efficient justice and leave a positive legacy.
Economic Development Seminar

Ryoko Sato, University of Michigan

Sep 11, 2014, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, 3rd Floor Seminar Room
The Economic Development Seminar is co-sponsored by the International Policy Center at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Ross School's Business Economics, and the Economics Department (sponsored in part by a generous gift from Jay and Beth Rakow) of the University of Michigan.
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Ford Security Seminar

Factional conflict and territorial rents

Sep 11, 2014, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, 3rd Floor Seminar Room
Ethan Bueno de Mesquita is professor and Deputy Dean for Faculty in the Harris School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago. He is also the director of the Center for Policy Entrepreneurship. His research focuses on applications of game theoretic models to a variety of political phenomena including terrorism, rebellion, and other forms of political violence and accountability in elections.
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Human Security Series

Understanding Political Violence in 1994 Rwanda

Apr 10, 2014, 8:30 am-5:00 pm EDT
Michigan League, Koessler Room
Free and open to the public. About the event: 20 years have passed since the political violence in Rwanda occurred touching the lives of millions as victims, perpetrators, bystanders and refugees. While there has been a reasonable amount of attention given to the topic, there have been only a few rigorous efforts put forward to understand what took place. Interestingly, the understanding of what took place has shifted in certain respects from the earlier investigations.
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Policy Talks @ the Ford School

20 years after the Rwandan Genocide - with Paul Rusesabagina

Mar 27, 2014, 4:30-6:00 pm EDT
Rackham Graduate School, Rackham Auditorium
Free and open to the public. Join in on the discussion on social media using #fordschoolrwanda This Keynote lecture is part of the IPC commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide.
Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Law, policy, and the war on al-Qaida: An emerging consensus?

Sep 7, 2012, 1:00-2:30 pm EDT
Michigan League, Lydia Mendelssohn Theater
Lecture by General Michael Hayden, retired United States Air Force four-star general and former Director of the CIA and NSA.
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Citi Foundation Lecture

The United States and global sustainable development: Politics, policy, and priorities

Nov 29, 2010, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Rackham Graduate School, Rackham Auditorium
Jeffrey Sachs is one of the world's most influential development economists. He is the author of 'Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet' (2008) and 'The End of Poverty,' his seminal 2005 prescription for ending extreme poverty in the world by 2025.

The Limits of Alignment: Southeast Asia and the Great Powers since 1975

Nov 15, 2010, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
Weill Hall
John D. Ciorciari, Assistant Professor of Public Policy will discuss his book, published September, 2010 by the Georgetown University Press. His research interests are international politics, law, and finance. From 2004-07, he served as a policy official in the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of International Affairs.