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ISS Book Series: Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet Thumbnail
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
46 Hillhouse
ISS Book Series: Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet
Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet joins International Security Studies to discuss her new book Heroes to Hostages: America and Iran, 1800–1988 (Cambridge University Press). Heroes to Hostages traces the US-Iran relationship over the course of two turbulent centuries. With careful attention to social and cultural as well as diplomatic developments, Kashani-Sabet shows that …
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The Taiwan Elections and the Future of Cross-Strait Relations Thumbnail
Thursday, February 22, 2024 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Horchow Hall
The Taiwan Elections and the Future of Cross-Strait Relations
International Security Studies will host former Taiwanese legislator and semiconductor geopolitics expert Jason Hsu, Edward Mason Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School, for a discussion of the recent Taiwan presidential elections and implications for U.S.-China relations. The conversation will be moderated by ISS Executive Director Ted Wittenstein. From 2016 to 2020 Hsu …
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Challenges and Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean Thumbnail
Monday, February 26, 2024 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Horchow Hall
Challenges and Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean
The Jackson School of Global Affairs will host a conversation with Andrés Valenciano, director for the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), on “Challenges and Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean: How to Avoid Another Lost Decade.” In a regional context of weak growth and …
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ISS Colloquium with Nataliia Laas Thumbnail
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
46 Hillhouse
ISS Colloquium with Nataliia Laas
International Security Studies continues its Spring 2024 Colloquium Series with a presentation by Nataliia Laas, a Henry Chauncey ‘57 Postdoctoral Fellow in the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy. She will present the proposal for her book manuscript, A Soviet Consumer Republic: Environmental Citizenship and the Economy of Waste in the …
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Alumni Virtual Discussions: Afghanistan Thumbnail
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Virtual
Alumni Virtual Discussions: Afghanistan
Please join us for a discussion on contemporary challenges in Afghanistan with Wazhma Sadat BA ’14, JD ’19 and Javid Ahmad MA ‘16, moderated by Matt Trevithick MAS ‘20. Ahmad is a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and a scholar at the Middle East Institute. Sadat is the subject …
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Public Health Approaches to Reducing Targeted Violence Thumbnail
Thursday, February 29, 2024 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Horchow Hall
Public Health Approaches to Reducing Targeted Violence
The Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs and the Yale School of Public Health will co-host the discussion, “Public Health Approaches to Reducing Targeted Violence.” Targeted violence incidents have been increasing in recent years, and the risk continues to grow. Targeted violence, meaning violence that is premeditated and directed at specific …
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The Science and Ethics of Autonomous Warfare Thumbnail
Thursday, February 29, 2024 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Horchow Hall
The Science and Ethics of Autonomous Warfare
Join the Kimball Smith Series for a moderated panel and subsequent small group discussions on the topic of autonomy and artificial intelligence in warfare. The panel will feature Ian Abraham (Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science at Yale and leader of the Intelligent Autonomy Lab) and Michael Butera …
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ISS Colloquium with Ana Calderón Thumbnail
Tuesday, March 5, 2024 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
46 Hillhouse
ISS Colloquium with Ana Calderón
Join International Security Studies for a presentation by Ana Calderón. A PhD candidate in the Yale History Department, Calderón will present “From Import Substitution to Privatization: The Origins of the Colonial War on Poverty.” This chapter examines the role of Boston consultancy firm, Arthur D. Little, Inc. (ADL) in shaping …
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ISS Book Series: Julia Irwin Thumbnail
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
46 Hillhouse
ISS Book Series: Julia Irwin
International Security Studies continues its spring book series with a discussion of Julia Irwin’s Catastrophic Diplomacy: US Foreign Disaster Assistance in the American Century (UNC Press). Spanning over seventy years, from the dawn of the twentieth century to the mid-1970s, Catastrophic Diplomacy examines how the US government, US military, and …
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ISS Book Series: Alvita Akiboh Thumbnail
Wednesday, March 27, 2024 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
46 Hillhouse
ISS Book Series: Alvita Akiboh
International Security Studies welcomes Yale historian Alvita Akiboh for a discussion of her new book, Imperial Material: National Symbols in the US Colonial Empire (University of Chicago Press). Imperial Material tells the story of how objects laden with US national symbols—flags, money, and postage stamps—became an arena in which contests …
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ISS Colloquium with Ted Bromund and Sandra Grossman Thumbnail
Tuesday, April 2, 2024 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
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ISS Colloquium with Ted Bromund and Sandra Grossman
Join International Security Studies for a special colloquium event with Ted Bromund and Sandra Grossman: Fighting INTERPOL Abuse – How to Make a Career, and a Difference, by Understanding International Organizations. INTERPOL is a widely misunderstood international organization, whose famous Red Notices are often abused by autocratic nations such as …
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Joint IR Workshop/ISS Colloquium with Scott Sagan Thumbnail
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Rosenkranz Hall
Joint IR Workshop/ISS Colloquium with Scott Sagan
International Security Studies and its Nuclear Security Program will co-host this week’s colloquium with the Macmillan International Relations Seminar. Scott Sagan will present “Atomic Arguments and Counter-Arguments: How Exposure to Conflicting Information Influences Public Support for the Use of Nuclear Weapons.” Sagan is co-Director and Senior Fellow at the Center …
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ISS Book Series: Michael De Groot Thumbnail
Thursday, April 11, 2024 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Horchow Hall
ISS Book Series: Michael De Groot
International Security Studies concludes the spring 2024 book series with a discussion of Michael De Groot’s Disruption: The Global Economic Shocks of the 1970s and the End of the Cold War (Cornell University Press). De Groot argues that the global economic upheaval of the 1970s was decisive in ending the …
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ISS Colloquium with Dante LaRiccia Thumbnail
Tuesday, April 16, 2024 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
46 Hillhouse
ISS Colloquium with Dante LaRiccia
Join International Security Studies for a colloquium with Dante LaRiccia. A PhD candidate in Yale’s History department, LaRiccia will present “Oil, Empire, and Anti-Colonial Environmentalism: A Tale of Two Superports.” This article explores the convergence of and conflicts between colonial development, national energy security interests, and anti-colonial environmentalism around two …
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ISS Colloquium with Goitom Gebreluel Thumbnail
Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
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ISS Colloquium with Goitom Gebreluel
International Security Studies continues its Spring 2024 Colloquium Series with a presentation by Goitom Gebreluel, a Henry Chauncey ’57 Postdoctoral Fellow in the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy. He will present “Nationalist Ideology and Alliance Politics in Africa.” This paper conducts a comparative analysis of alliances forged between governments and …
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ISS Colloquium with Michael Brenes Thumbnail
Tuesday, April 30, 2024 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
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ISS Colloquium with Michael Brenes
International Security Studies concludes its Spring 2024 Colloquium Series with a presentation by Michael Brenes, co-Director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy and Lecturer in History. A historian of twentieth century U.S. foreign policy, Brenes has published his scholarly research in several academic journals and contributed numerous essays to …
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