Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an educational, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that produces lectures, publications, and multimedia materials on the ethical challenges of living in a globalized world.
(PRWEB) April 29, 2016
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its May line-up of current affairs programs.
All talks take place in Carnegie Council's headquarters in New York City and are streamed as live webcasts.
To attend in person, please RSVP. Go to: http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/calendar/upcoming.html.
Events take place at:
170 East 64 Street, New York, NY 10065.
If not attending in person, watch them as live webcasts here: http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/live.
A Rage for Order: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS
Tuesday May 10, 6:00 PM
Robert F. Worth in conversation with Roger Cohen
Five years after the Arab Spring, what is the plight of average citizens? What are their stories? How do they see their future after years of discord?
ISIS: The Caliphate at Two
Thursday May 12, 6:00 PM
Michael Weiss in conversation with James Ketterer
The Caliphate declared by ISIS is now two years old. What makes ISIS so seemingly successful and what are its goals? How has ISIS spread so effectively to other regions? What can the U.S. and others do to stem the tide?
Threats and Opportunities on the Korean Peninsula
Tuesday May 17, 6:00 PM
The Hon. Gheewhan Kim (opening remarks), Scott A. Snyder, and Sue Mi Terry
Should the U.S. and its East Asian allies be worried about this new round of nuclear threats from Pyongyang? Are negotiations possible with Kim Jong-un? What's China's role? And what is the real political effect of the North Korean menace on Seoul?
Return to Cold War
Monday May 23, 6:00 PM
Robert H. Legvold
Does the current crisis in U.S.-Russia relations match the depth and scale of the contest that dominated the international system in the second half of the 20th century? How might momentum toward a more positive U.S.-Russian relationship be regained?
The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers
Wednesday May 25, 8:00 AM
Dr. Ali S. Khan
In more than 20 years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Khan found that rogue microbes will always be a problem, but outbreaks are often caused by people. With the Zika virus as the newest threat, are we prepared for the next pandemic?
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