Past Events

Speaker: 
Dr. Amy Gadsden

Interested in international law and human rights? Dr. Gadsden is the Associate Dean and Executive Director for International Programs at University of Pennsylvania Law School. She will speak with international relations majors about enrolling in law courses and how to attain a Human Rights Certificate.

RSVP to Mark Castillo: mcastil@sas.upenn.edu

Event Date: 
2013-12-05
Event Time: 
4:30 pm
Location: 
I.R. Conference Room, 639 Williams Hall
Speaker: 
H. Andrew Schwartz

Open to IR majors and prospectives, H. Andrew Schwartz will be speaking on campus. He is senior vice president for external relations at CSIS and is responsible for directing the Center’s media relations, congressional relations, large scale events, publications, Web site, marketing, and other external relations matters.

Event Date: 
2013-12-05
Event Time: 
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Jaffe B17
Speaker: 
Diplomat in Residence Patricia H.H. Guy

Diplomat in Residence, Patricia Guy, will meet with students to discuss various career and internship tracks with the State Department, and how one should prepare him/herself in leading to them.

RSVP to Mark Castillo, mcastil@sas.upenn.edu

Event Date: 
2013-11-20
Event Time: 
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: 
Meyerson B3
Speaker: 
Arushi Sharma and Eva Tsui

IR Alumnae Arushi Sharma and Eva Tsui are coming to campus to talk about their work with the American Gas Association. More broadly, they will also be reflecting on their experiences looking and interviewing for various jobs in New York City and Washington DC.

Please RSVP to Mark Castillo: mcastil@sas.upenn.edu

Event Date: 
2013-11-18
Event Time: 
6:00 pm
Location: 
639 Williams Hall
Speaker: 
IR Alumni
Come reunite with other distinguished IR alumni and meet the future alumni of the IR department! Tap House is located at 3925 Walnut St. above Capogiro.

 

We look forward to seeing you there for some Happy Hour drinks and food! 
Event Date: 
2013-11-08
Event Time: 
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: 
City Tap House, 3925 Walnut St. (above Capogiro.)
Speaker: 
Merrill Csuri

Merrill Csuri is Manager of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Secretariat of the United Nations Global Compact office in New York as well as Senior Advisor to the PRME Champions leadership group. Merrill has worked in sustainable tourism and public education related to science, natural history, and international affairs, most notably at the National Geographic Society and American Museum of Natural History. Merrill holds degrees in international relations and policy from the University of Pennsylvania and the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

Event Date: 
2013-11-06
Event Time: 
12:00 pm
Location: 
I.R. Conference Room, 639 Williams Hall
Speaker: 
Iris Kappo

Do you want to intern with the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce?The International Relations Program is pleased to welcome Iris Kapo, an International Trade Specialist at U.S. Commercial Service in Philadelphia.

RSVP with Mark Castillo: mcastil@sas.upenn.edu

Event Date: 
2013-11-04
Event Time: 
5:00 pm
Location: 
I.R. Conference Room, 639 Williams Hall

A national summit among students held in West Point Academy, the Student Conference on US Affairs is a ripe opportunity to propose and debate policy recommendations for the world's most pressing issues vis-a-vis the nation.

The IR Program is proud to announce we will be accepting applications for full funding to attend the conference. If interested, submit a cover letter and resume to Dr. Plantan by September 20th, 2013.

Event Date: 
2013-10-30 - 2013-11-02
Event Time: 
(All day)

Michael Feinberg is the founder of KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program). He is a Penn I.R. Graduate (C' 91). Come to a talk with the founder of KIPP about education, opportunity, and career path.

RSVP to Donna Shuler (dshuler@sas.upenn.edu) to secure a spot.

Event Date: 
2013-10-25
Event Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: 
Cherpack Lounge (Williams Hall 5th Floor)
Speaker: 
Kent Calder

Dr. Calder is the Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asia Studies and the Director of the Japan Studies Program at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. His expertise include Japan's domestic policies and Asia-Pacific security relations. He is a former Special Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs, including Korea. Currently he is a member of the Editorial Board of Asian Security. 

RSVP to Donna Shuler (dshuler@sas.upenn.edu) to secure a spot.

Event Date: 
2013-10-21
Event Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: 
Williams 639 (I.R. Conference Room)

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