Past Events

Speaker: 
Mike McConnell

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.

Event Date: 
2011-11-01
Event Time: 
(All day)
Location: 
Levy Auditorium
Come and end the week with a game of international Quizzo. All questions will follow the theme "Emerging Economies and Changes in the 3rd World".
Event Date: 
2011-10-27
Event Time: 
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Smokes

IR majors will provide information and answer questions about the IR Undergraduate Student Association and the International Relations major.

Event Date: 
2011-10-26
Event Time: 
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: 
Hall of Flags, Houston Hall
Speaker: 
Ambassador Young-mok Kim

Come hear Ambassador Young-mok Kim's guest lecture, entitled "Emerging Asia: Challenges and Opportunities for the U.S."

Event Date: 
2011-10-26
Event Time: 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: 
College Hall 200
Speaker: 
Drs. James McGann, Philip Nichols, and John Zhang

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.

Event Date: 
2011-10-25
Event Time: 
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: 
Huntsman Hall 360
Speaker: 
Dr. Doherty-Sil

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.

Event Date: 
2011-10-25
Event Time: 
4:30 pm
Location: 
Stiteler Hall Forum
The Muslim Students Association, United Nations Association of Philadelphia, and International Affairs Association join forces this year to bring you five academics and social activists to share their thoughts on the Arab Spring.
Event Date: 
2011-10-24
Event Time: 
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 
Hall of Flags, Houston Hall

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.

Event Date: 
2011-10-21
Event Time: 
3:00 pm
Location: 
231 Fisher-Bennett
Speaker: 
Dann Leibig

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.

Event Date: 
2011-10-20
Event Time: 
1:30 pm
Location: 
Fels Institute of Government Seminar Room, 3814 Walnut Street

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.

Event Date: 
2011-10-19
Event Time: 
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 
TBA

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