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Apr 06, 2020
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
**Due to the COVID-19 situation, this event was delivered via BlueJeans. ** Join P3E and the and the Weiser Diplomacy Center for a Getting Stuff Done workshop with Shellie Bressler, a long-time Capitol Hill foreign policy staff member. Missed the...
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Apr 02, 2020
11:30 am to 12:50 pm
This webinar is open to Ford School community only. Weiser Diplomacy Center director and professor of public policy John Ciorciari will lead this virtual session with our Ford School colleagues Mohammad Akbar Zadran and Matt Rigdon in a discussion...
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Mar 27, 2020
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
**Due to COVID-19, this event has been canceled.  We are working to reschedule for a future date or deliver this content in a different format. Check this page or follow @fordschool on Twitter for updates. Learn more here about the University of...
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Mar 24, 2020
12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Future Fordies, want to learn more about the Ford School’s lively, engaged research centers? Staff and faculty will present information about how you can get involved. Our Research Centers #2: Weiser Diplomacy CenterMarch 24, 2020, 12:00-12:30 pmThe...
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Mar 23, 2020
4:00 pm
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow. Please note: this event will take place at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library. **Due to the COVID-19 situation, this event has been canceled.  We are working to reschedule for a future date or...
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Mar 18, 2020
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow. This event will be livestreamed. Check back here right before the event for viewing details. **Due to the COVID-19 situation, this event has been canceled.  We are working to reschedule for a future...
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Mar 09, 2020
11:30 am to 12:50 pm
Please join IPC for a Ford Security Seminar with Tom O'Mealia. O'Mealia will be discussing his working paper co-authored by Patrick Vinck and Phuong Pham. Peacekeeping operations rely on the support of the local population both to gather information...
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Feb 26, 2020
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow. Please join us for a talk with Denis McDonough, former White House Chief of Staff for President Barack Obama, in conversation with Associate Professor John Ciorciari, director of the Weiser Diplomacy...
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Feb 19, 2020
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.  This Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture will examine the nexus between labor rights and trade—a crucial topic as U.S. and global trade arrangements are being renegotiated. It will...
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Feb 19, 2020
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.  This Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture will examine the nexus between labor rights and trade—a crucial topic as U.S. and global trade arrangements are being renegotiated. It will...
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Feb 17, 2020
11:30 am to 12:50 pm
Please join the Weiser Diplomacy Center, the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, and the Center for Rusia, East European, and Eurasian Studies for a talk with Dr. Aram Simonyan, a visiting Fulbright Fellow.  Short Abstract:  Curbing corruption in...
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Jan 29, 2020
11:30 am to 12:50 pm
This is not a public event. Seminar is open to Ford School students only.  Please join us for a Career Talk & Seminar with Eric Beinhart and Gregory Ducot from U.S. Department of Justice in conversation with Associate Professor John Ciorciari,...
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Jan 29, 2020
11:30 am to 12:50 pm
This is not a public event. Seminar is open to Ford School students only.  Please join us for a Career Talk & Seminar with Eric Beinhart and Gregory Ducot from U.S. Department of Justice in conversation with Associate Professor John Ciorciari,...
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Jan 28, 2020
11:30 am to 12:50 pm
This is not a public event. Seminar is open to Ford School students only.  Please join us for a Lunch Talk with Susan C. Doman in conversation with Associate Professor John Ciorciari, director of Weiser Diplomacy Center and International Policy...
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Jan 27, 2020
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Ja Ian Chong will host a talk at the Ford School discussing his research on how China uses economic punishment to elicit desired behavior from other states. A common claim about PRC economic statecraft is that it aims to discourage states from...
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Jan 20, 2020
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided beginning at 11:30 am: Click here to provide lunch dietary restrictions. RSVP does not guarantee a seat-- first come first seated until room is full. (Overflow seating available to watch livestream...
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Jan 15, 2020
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Reception and Dedication of Russia paintings by artist Judith Gerhold Manthorpe to follow.    This event will feature a conversation between noted Russian journalist and scholar Yevgenia Albats and Ambassador Susan...
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Jan 15, 2020
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Reception and Dedication of Russia paintings by artist Judith Gerhold Manthorpe to follow.    This event will feature a conversation between noted Russian journalist and scholar Yevgenia Albats and Ambassador Susan...
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Dec 06, 2019
8:30 am to 2:30 pm
The Weiser Diplomacy Center in collaboration with The University of Virginia National Security Policy Center and Meridian International Center will host a forum that will engage policymakers, military officials, academic experts, diplomats and other...
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Oct 01, 2019, Nov 05, 2019, Dec 03, 2019
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, 5:30 pm, 5:30 pm
The Weiser Diplomacy Center is hosting a series of practice sessions for students interested in applying for the U.S. Foreign Service. We will be holding three sessions covering the three parts of the Foreign Service Oral Assessment. These sessions...
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Dec 02, 2019
4:30 pm to 5:50 pm
Asia has made remarkable progress over the past decades and is now at the forefront of the global economy in growth terms. That said, there are several near-term risks that could derail Asia’s growth momentum, including trade tensions and too-low-...
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Dec 02, 2019
11:30 am to 12:50 pm
Since 2011, Syrians have witnessed widespread atrocities with an estimated 500,000 killed, tens of thousands disappeared and 12 million displaced from their homes. The International Criminal Court cannot prosecute Syrian war criminals, and...
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Nov 21, 2019
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. The Weiser Diplomacy Center is partnering with the American Academy of Diplomacy to bring seasoned U.S. diplomats to Ford School and discuss the U.S., Iran and Security in Persian Gulf. We invite all students and...
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Nov 18, 2019
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
We invite the Ford School community to a seminar with Ambassador Klosson from Save the Children. The session will focus on the expanding number of people caught up in humanitarian crises around the world for increasingly protracted periods, and the...
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Oct 01, 2019, Nov 05, 2019, Dec 03, 2019
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, 5:30 pm, 5:30 pm
The Weiser Diplomacy Center is hosting a series of practice sessions for students interested in applying for the U.S. Foreign Service. We will be holding three sessions covering the three parts of the Foreign Service Oral Assessment. These sessions...
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Oct 28, 2019, Nov 04, 2019
11:30 am to 12:50 pm, 11:30 am to 12:50 pm
This opporunity is open to Ford School students, who will receive the sign up form in a separate email. A light lunch will be served. Monday, October 28: Indo-Pacific Diplomacy:What to Look for at the November 4 East Asia Summit in Bangkok The South...
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Oct 28, 2019, Nov 04, 2019
11:30 am to 12:50 pm, 11:30 am to 12:50 pm
This opporunity is open to Ford School students, who will receive the sign up form in a separate email. A light lunch will be served. Monday, October 28: Indo-Pacific Diplomacy:What to Look for at the November 4 East Asia Summit in Bangkok The South...
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Oct 25, 2019
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Open to Ford School Community only. A light lunch will be served.  We invite you to a student session with Congressman Ted Deutch and his Chief of Staff Josh Rogin. Most Americans look to the White House or the State Department to understand...
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Oct 21, 2019
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Abstract: According to the most widely accepted beliefs about the morality of war, there is a conceptual distinction regarding duties to obey orders. On one hand, politicians are morally responsible for ordering combatants to resort war, but...
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Oct 10, 2019
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Colombia and South Africa experienced two of the longest civil conflicts since the Second World War. Both underwent intensive, tenuous and difficult negotiations in order to end their respective conflicts peacefully. What does it mean in such...
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Oct 10, 2019
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Using a randomized experiment with an automobile manufacturing firm in China, we measure the effects of letting workers evaluate their managers on worker and firm outcomes. In the treatment teams, workers evaluate their supervisors monthly, and...
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Oct 10, 2019
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
In conversation with Joan and Sanford Weill Dean Michael Barr. Free and open to the public. Tickets required. ***Watch the video*** From the speaker’s bio: Hillary Rodham Clinton has spent four decades in public service as an advocate, attorney,...
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Oct 04, 2019
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
This event is by invitation only. Earlier in the day on Friday, October 4, Secretary Rice will deliver a talk for the University of Michigan community. Ticketing and other information here. About the event: The Ford School's Weiser Diplomacy Center...
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Oct 04, 2019
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
It's been 10 years since our first BA students graduated. It's been 20 years since we were named for President Gerald R. Ford. And it's been 50 years since our first Master of Public Policy students entered the Institute of Public Policy Studies. We...
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Oct 04, 2019
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
It's been 10 years since our first BA students graduated. It's been 20 years since we were named for President Gerald R. Ford. And it's been 50 years since our first Master of Public Policy students entered the Institute of Public Policy Studies. We...
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Oct 01, 2019, Nov 05, 2019, Dec 03, 2019
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, 5:30 pm, 5:30 pm
The Weiser Diplomacy Center is hosting a series of practice sessions for students interested in applying for the U.S. Foreign Service. We will be holding three sessions covering the three parts of the Foreign Service Oral Assessment. These sessions...
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Sep 30, 2019
11:30 am to 12:50 pm
This is event is open to Ford School and WCEE, WCED and CREES students. Sign up here please. A light lunch will be provided.   The Cold War ended in the late 1980s and early 1990s with the collapse of central planned systems and totalitarian...
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Sep 23, 2019, Sep 27, 2019
11:30 am to 12:50 pm, 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Victoria Pebbles, Program Director at Great Lakes Commission, will host this environmental policy simulation focused on the challenges and potential solutions to managing invasive mussels that have blanketed large portions of the North American...
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Sep 25, 2019
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
Reception and book signing to follow. About the event: Join us for an arm-chair conversation between Ambassador Samantha Power and Professor John Ciorciari, Director of the Weiser Diplomacy Center, as they discuss Ambassador Power’s distinguished...
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Sep 23, 2019, Sep 27, 2019
11:30 am to 12:50 pm, 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Victoria Pebbles, Program Director at Great Lakes Commission, will host this environmental policy simulation focused on the challenges and potential solutions to managing invasive mussels that have blanketed large portions of the North American...
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Sep 13, 2019
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow. About the event: Please join us to celebrate the launch of the Weiser Diplomacy Center with a conversation on U.S. foreign policy and the evolving Transatlantic relationship. Former National Security...
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Sep 08, 2019
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Join us for the 2019 IPC/WDC Welcome Picnic! Come and kick off the fall term with faculty and staff from the International Policy Center and the Weiser Diplomacy Center. We are once again looking forward to an informal gathering with the members of...
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Sep 08, 2019
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Join us for the 2019 IPC/WDC Welcome Picnic! Come and kick off the fall term with faculty and staff from the International Policy Center and the Weiser Diplomacy Center. We are once again looking forward to an informal gathering with the members of...
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Sep 06, 2019
1:30 pm to 2:50 pm
About the event: Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun discusses U.S. policy and strategy for achieving the denuclearization of North Korea and the transformation of U.S.-North Korean relations. Biegun provides an overview of events...
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May 04, 2019
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
The Ford School is proud to celebrate the achievements of the graduating classes of 2019! The Charge to the Class will be delivered by Peabody Award-winning journalist, author, and innovator Michele Norris. You can read more about Michele Norris...
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May 03, 2019
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Enjoy delicious food and live music as you tour the classrooms, spaces and suites of Weill Hall. Pose for a silly selfie with friends, faculty, and staff at the photo booth. And don't forget to pick up some gear from the Spirit Store so you can wear...
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May 03, 2019
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Enjoy delicious food and live music as you tour the classrooms, spaces and suites of Weill Hall. Pose for a silly selfie with friends, faculty, and staff at the photo booth. And don't forget to pick up some gear from the Spirit Store so you can wear...
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Apr 18, 2019
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Over the past five years, a growing number of Xinjiang Uighurs have been sent to re-education camps by the Chinese government, most without trials or release dates.  Estimates have reached as high as one million detainees.   The Chinese government...
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Apr 18, 2019
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Over the past five years, a growing number of Xinjiang Uighurs have been sent to re-education camps by the Chinese government, most without trials or release dates.  Estimates have reached as high as one million detainees.   The Chinese government...
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Apr 11, 2019
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Join the Weiser Diplomacy Center and American Academy of Diplomacy for a live recording of the latest episode of the podcast American Diplomat: The Stories behind the news. Ambassador Peter F. Romero and writer Laura Bennett will host Ambassador...
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