The symposium will provide you with the latest information and developments on security issues pertaining to infrastructure protection, cyber-security, and associated cyber-intelligence challenges. The legalities, technological trends, and asymmetry of the conflict will be the subjects of our inquiry. Our Keynote Speaker will be Mike McConnell, Admiral, US Navy (Ret.), former Director of National Intelligence, and current Executive Vice President of Booz, Allen, & Hamilton.
IR majors will provide information and answer questions about the IR Undergraduate Student Association and the International Relations major.
Come hear Ambassador Young-mok Kim's guest lecture, entitled "Emerging Asia: Challenges and Opportunities for the U.S."
Is it the end of US economic domination? Will China and India surpass the US as the next global economic hegemon? Come and listen to expert panelists discuss the emerging markets of China and India.
Join SIR for its very first tea chat this Tuesday! Come discuss "The Responsibility to Protect" as a concept in international law with Professor Eileen Doherty-Sil. With the recent events of the Arab Spring and the fall of Kaddafi in Libya, this promises to be a topical and interesting discussion. Refreshments will be served!
Professor Chats will be a monthly activity sponsored by SIR.
Come hear jurists, policy advisors and civil society representatives from Kurdistan, Iraq discuss their efforts to build civil society and create understanding in an ethnically and religiously diverse Iraq.
Penn graduate Mr. Dann Leibig (’77) will be speaking about his thirty years of experience at the CIA and his extensive background in policy implementation and intelligence. Topics will include the Presidential Finding process and the formulation of the National Intelligence Program. Students and faculty are welcome to join.
Come out and learn about the IR major, courses, and the National Honor Society for IR majors. All current and prospective majors are encouraged to attend.