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Mar
12
In July 2014 Washington Post journalist and former Tehran bureau chief, Jason Rezaian, was arrested by Iranian police on charges of espionage. What followed was a harrowing 544 day stint in an Iranian prison, and an extraordinary campaign led by his family, the Washington Post, and prominent journalism organizations for his release. Join Rezaian for a discussion on his book “ Prisoner ,” which details his 18-month imprisonment in a maximum security facility, his journey through the Iranian legal system and how his release became part of the Iran nuclear deal.
2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Feb
23
On February 23, the Ford School will host graduate students from 14 univerisities to participate in the 2019 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition. This year’s competition—a partnership between the University of Virginia Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)—will connect a record 585 students from 11 global host sites including Dhaka, Cairo, Mexico City, and San Francisco to tackle policy issues associated with forced migration through computer-based simulated game play.
2019 - 8:00 am to 7:30 pm
Feb
20
Donia Human Rights Center Panel. Human Rights in North Korea: Crimes Against Humanity, Advocacy for Change, and Future Prospects Kang Cheol Hwan, Jared Genser, Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett, and Kiyoteru Tsutsui
2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Jan
28
Join us for a conversation and book talk with Harold Koh on his new book: The Trump Administration and International Law.
2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm
Jan
15
A display of Rachel Woolf’s documentary photography capturing Lourdes Salazar Bautista and her family’s experience of deportation.
2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Related Faculty/Staff

Photo of John Ciorciari
Associate Professor of Public Policy; Director, International Policy Center
Email:
johncior@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-6947
Lecturer in Public Policy
Email:
yhenry@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-5303
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Professor of International Policy and Practice
Email:
levitsky@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-4262
Ann Lin
Associate Professor of Public Policy
Email:
annlin@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 764-7507
Photo of Shobita Parthasarathy
Professor of Public Policy
Email:
shobita@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 764-8075
Photo of Fabiana Silva
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Email:
fabianas@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 763-0689
Professor of Public Policy
Email:
swaltz@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-8683

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