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Developing Future Leaders in U.S.-Russia Relations

Student conversation with Ambassador Mark Pekala

Sep 30, 2022, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Room 5240
Ambassador Mark Pekala will reflect on his experience as U.S. Ambassador to Latvia (2012 – 2014) and the shared policy priorities between the U.S., Latvia, and Latvia’s Baltic neighbors.
Developing Future Leaders in U.S.-Russia Relations

Midwestern Symposium: Russia & the future of European security

Sep 30, 2022, 4:00-6:30 pm EDT
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Oct 1, 2022, 9:00 am-3:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (Friday sessions); Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom (Saturday sessions)
A two-day symposium during which students from U-M and other Midwestern universities will explore Russian and Eastern European security issues.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

The future of coups d'etat

Sep 22, 2022, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EDT
3240 Weill Hall
Professor John Chin’s (MPP '08) research focuses on the politics of unrest—from coups to nonviolent protest to assassinations—and regime change, authoritarian survival, and democratization.

Info session: 2023 BA Global Engagement Seminar

Sep 12, 2022, 4:00-4:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Room 3240
Learn more about PubPol 480, an advanced undergraduate seminar designed to challenge public policy majors to consider how policy issues are framed and addressed in a non-U.S. context.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Student conversation with Colonel James T. Faust

Feb 1, 2022, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EST
5240 Weill Hall
Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service (Retired) Colonel James T. (Tom) Faust will reflect on his career in the military and civilian service.
Developing Future Leaders in U.S.-Russia Relations

Refugee protection issues in Central Europe and the Balkans

Jan 31, 2022, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EST
Students will break into groups to reconcile the various conflicting mandates of the state and international actors, seeking ways forward that respect international legal obligations.

Midwest symposium on U.S.-Korea relations

Jan 21, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
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Jan 22, 2022, 9:30 am-3:00 pm EST
This symposium will bring together students from the University of Michigan and partner universities in the Midwest to learn from leading experts about the U.S.-Korea relationship and to engage in a diplomatic simulation on North Korea.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Student conversation with Ambassador John Rakolta

Jan 20, 2022, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EST
3240 Weill Hall
Ambassador Rakolta will reflect on his experience as U.S. ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and his work on the historic Abraham Accords.

Water diplomacy in the Middle East: Israel, Jordan and Palestine

Nov 8, 2021, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EST
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Nov 12, 2021, 2:00-5:00 pm EST
3240 Weill (Monday) 1210 Weill (Friday)
Students will learn the laws that influence water diplomacy in the Middle East and later represent Israel, Jordan and Palestine in a simulation to identify mechanisms that can enable more sustainable water management in the region. 
Developing Future Leaders in U.S.-Russia Relations

U.S.-Russian Strategic Stability Dialogue

Oct 11, 2021, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EDT
Betty Ford Classroom (Weill Hall 1110)
In this workshop, students will break into small groups, each tasked with determining U.S. preferences for the basic structure of the Strategic Stability Dialogue, its conduct, and its mandate and agenda.
Economic Development Seminar

Human Capital in the Presence of Child Labor

Oct 7, 2021, 4:00-5:20 pm EDT
Policies that improve early life human capital are a promising tool to alter disadvantaged children’s lifelong trajectories. Yet, in many low-income countries, children and their parents face tradeoffs between schooling and productive work.

Info session: 2022 BA Global Engagement Seminar

Sep 22, 2021, 2:00-3:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Room 3240
Due to high demand, IPC will host a second info session about PubPol 480, an advanced undergraduate seminar designed to challenge public policy majors to consider how policy issues are framed and addressed in a non-U.S. context. 

Info session: 2022 BA Global Engagement Seminar

Sep 22, 2021, 11:30 am-12:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall 1220
Please join us for an info session about PubPol 480, an advanced undergraduate seminar designed to challenge public policy majors to consider how policy issues are framed and addressed in a non-U.S. context. 
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Why Nations Rise

Apr 12, 2021, 11:30 am-12:30 pm EDT
In Why Nations Rise, Manjari Miller argues that elites in some states actively reframe their image when their economic and military power increases, applies lessons from historical cases, and reshapes our understanding of rising power.
Economic Development Seminar

Poor and rational: Decision-making under scarcity

Apr 1, 2021, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
A growing literature associates poverty with anomalies in decision-making. Researchers investigate this link in a sample of over 3,000 small-scale farmers in Zambia, who were given the opportunity to exchange randomly assigned household items for alternative items of similar value.