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January 2018

CERES Brown Bag Lunch with David Salvo

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
CCAS Boardroom

Join CERES for a brown bag discussion with David Salvo, Resident Fellow at the Alliance for Securing Democracy at the German Marshall Fund.Tuesday, January 23rd12:00 - 1:30 PMCCAS Boardroom (ICC 241)David Salvo has spent his entire career focused on U.S. policy toward Europe and Eurasia, with a particular concentration on Russia. Prior to joining GMF, Salvo was a Foreign Service Officer at the State Department, serving most recently as the deputy secretary of state’s policy advisor for Europe, Eurasia, and international security issues.RSVP…

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Dr. Amy Firestone Book Presentation

January 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EST
ICC 450

Book Presentation "We Combine Quechua": Language and Identity of Urban Youth in PeruIn “We Combine Quechua,” Dr. Firestone uncovers the future of the Quechua language in Peru. Even though Quechua is the most widely spoken indigenous language in Latin America, many socio-economic factors threaten its survival. The language is particularly vulnerable in cities, where Quechua speakers have migrated in search of upward mobility. Moreover, previous scholarship suggests that urban youth are ashamed to speak the language, leaving it behind to…

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Graduate Certificate in Diplomatic Studies Information Session

January 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
McGhee Library, ICC

Graduate Certificate in Diplomatic Studies Information Session Tuesday, January 23 (5:00 pm - 6:00 pm) McGhee Library, ICC Open to all SFS graduate students RSVP @ cds-info-2018.eventbrite.com

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ISD DISTINGUISHED PRACTITIONERS SERIES — The Rise of Africa’s Small & Medium Size Enterprises: Spurring Development & Growing the Middle Class

January 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Mortara Center for International Studies | 36th St NW | Washington, DC 20007, 1201 36th St NW
Washington, DC United States

ISD DISTINGUISHED PRACTITIONERS SERIESThe Rise of Africa’s Small & Medium Size Enterprises: Spurring Development & Growing the Middle ClassAmbassador (Dr.) Robin Renee SandersRSVP: https://isd-distinguished-practitioners-series-201801.eventbrite.comWednesday, January 24, 20184:30 - 6:00 PMMortara Center For International Studies3600 N Street NW, 36th St NW, Washington, DCAmbassador (Dr.) Robin Renee Sanders is CEO- FEEEEDS Advocacy Initiative and owns FE3DS, LLC which work on economic development, Africa diaspora, ICT, and business strategies for Africa. She holds a Doctorate of Science degree in Information Systems and Communications. Prior to…

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Dr. Noureddine Jebnoun Book Launch – Tunisia’s National Intelligence: Why “Rogue Elephants” Fail to Reform

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Georgetown University Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, 3700 O Street, N.W., 241 Intercultural Center (ICC), Washington, DC 20057, USA, 1401 Center St NW
Washington, DC United States

The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies invites you to join us for an event to launch Dr. Noureddine Jebnoun's latest book TUNISIA'S NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE: WHY "ROGUE ELEPHANTS" FAIL TO REFORM.Dr. Jebnoun, a long-time adjunct faculty member at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies focusing on politics, governance challenges, and security trends of the Arab Middle East and North Africa, will present on the research findings in his book and discuss its overarching themes. His presentation will be followed by a reception…

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The City as Innovator: Lessons from Germany

January 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Intercultural Center (ICC) 550, 3700 O Street NW, Washington, DC 20057, 1401 Center St NW
Washington, DC United States

The BMW Center for German and European Studies and The Georgetown Global Cities Initiative invite you to A lecture by: Mr. Thomas Geisel Mayor of Düsseldorf The City of Düsseldorf is the capital of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in the country. It is a center for international business, arts, and culture. It is also a city at the forefront of policy innovation in areas like housing, technology, and the social integration of…

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The Politics of Disintegration and Reconstruction in Yemen

January 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST
Georgetown University Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, 3700 O Street, N.W., 241 Intercultural Center (ICC), Washington, DC 20057, USA, 1401 Center St NW
Washington, DC United States

The CCAS is excited to host Dr. Stacey Philbrick Yadav, Associate Professor of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, to map out how the war in Yemen has multiplied the number of relevant political actors/groups that will need to be accounted for in any post-war political order, at the same time that formal diplomatic initiatives have approached the conflict through an unrealistically binary lens. Dr. Yadav will argue that this reproduces a major weakness of the prior transitional process,…

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IDEV/GHD: Bridge International Academies

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST
ICC 700
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SFS Master’s Development Seminar Series: Pietra Rivoli

January 31 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Please join us for the first SFS Master's Development Seminar Series of 2018, with Pietra Rivoli.

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February 2018

A Reading & Conversation with the Author of the “Performance of Becoming Human”: Daniel Borzutzky

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Mortara Center for International Studies, 3600 N Street NW, 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA, 1201 36th St NW
Washington, DC United States

Daniel Borzutzky’s latest collection of poetry, The Performance of Becoming Human, draws hemispheric connections between the US and Latin America, specifically touching upon issues relating to border and immigration policies, economic disparity, political violence, and the disturbing rhetoric of capitalism and bureaucracies. To become human is to navigate these borders, including those of institutions, the realities of over- and under-development, and the economies of privatization, in which humans endure state-sanctioned and systemic abuses. Borzutzky, whose writing Eileen Myles has described…

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Alexander Thurston Book Launch: Boko Haram, The History of an African Jihadist Movement

February 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Mortara Center for International Studies, 3600 N Street NW, 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA, 1201 36th St NW
Washington, DC United States

Boko Haram: The History of an African Jihadist Movement examines one of the world’s deadliest jihadist groups. Boko Haram has killed more than twenty thousand people and displaced more than two million in a campaign of terror that began in Nigeria but has since spread to Chad, Niger, and Cameroon as well. This is the first book to tell the full story of this West African affiliate of the Islamic State, from its beginnings in the early 2000s to its most…

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Lloyd George Lecture: The Meaning of 1919 as We Approach 2019

February 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Fisher Colloquium, McDonough School of Business

Please join the Walsh School of Foreign Service for the inaugrual Lloyd George Lecture with a keynote by Margaret MacMillan, Professor of History at University of Toronto and former Warden at St. Antony's College, Oxford UniversityMacMillan, author of Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World, will set the historical context of the Centennial Anniversary of the Walsh School of Foreign Service in a discussion with John Ikenberry, Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, and Erez Manela, Professor…

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Kazakhstan’s Nationhood: Politics and Society on the Move

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Copley Formal Lounge, 3700 O St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA Washington, DC United States

Kazakhstan’s Nationhood: Politics and Society on the MovewithDr. Marlene LaruelleKazakhstan offers a multifaceted state narrative about the nation’s identity, with several competing repertoires: Kazakhness, Kazakhstaness, and a third one, advancing a transnational and modernizing brand for the country. Each of these three narratives target different audiences (the Kazakh-speaking, the Russian-speaking, and the international community) and intimately interconnect domestic and foreign policy strategies. Thirty years after the perestroika, the country is still facing profound changes in its nation-building, with growing interactions…

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Remapping IR: Protean Power: Exploring the Uncertain and Unexpected in World Politics

February 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Mortara Center for International Studies, 3600 N Street NW, 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA, 1201 36th St NW
Washington, DC United States

Despite being repeatedly surprised by unexpected change and public debate, mainstream international relations scholarship continue to assume that the world is governed by calculable risk based on estimates of power. Protean power highlights and challenges this assumption by arguing for the acknowledgment of uncertainty as an important condition of political and social life.Peter Katzenstein is the Walter S. Carpenter Professor of International Studies at Cornell University and a former President of the American Political Science Association.RSVPThe goal of Remapping IR…

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2018 Raymond “Jit” Trainor Award and Lecture

February 12 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Gaston Hall Georgetown University, 37th O Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20057, USA Washington, DC United States

The Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Serviceand Trustees of the Trainor Endowmentcordially invite you to the2018  J. Raymond “Jit” Trainor AwardforExcellence in the Conduct of Diplomacyin honor ofThe Honorable Madeleine K. AlbrightFormer United States Secretary of StateSecretary Albright exemplifies the core values of the Trainor Award for “excellence in the conduct of diplomacy” not only through her service as U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and as the first woman Secretary of State, but by her commitment…

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ACMCU event: “Cecil Brown: Journalism’s Crusader for Truth” with Dr. Reed Smith

February 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm EST
ICC 270

Cecil Brown was a journalist from the 1930s until 1970 who, although he won all of broadcast journalism’s major awards, has been largely overlooked by media historians until now. After beginning his career as a freelance newspaper reporter, CBS hired Brown to become a member of the famous Edward R. Murrow European radio news team at the start of World War II. Brown reported from Italy, Yugoslavia, North Africa, Singapore and Australia, and survived the Japanese sinking of the British…

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Maksoud Lecture Series: Carnival, Transgression, and Citizenship in (Post)-Revolutionary Tunisia

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
CCAS Boadroom, Intercultural Center 241, Georgetown University, 3700 O St NW

Dr. Charis Boutieri will speak Tuesday, February 20th for the next installment in our Maksoud Lecture series. In her talk on what she's termed "radical laughter," she will discuss end-of-year high school carnivals in Tunisia -- as targets of official repression and as case studies that illuminate generational tension and post-revolutionary politics. Dr. Boutieri is a professor of social anthropology of the Middle East at King's College London. She received her Ph.D. from Princeton University and has been conducting field…

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ACMCU event “On Gender, Justice, and Change: Muslim Women’s Activism as Practice and Discourse” with Julianne Hammer

February 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm EST
ICC 270

Juliane Hammer is associate professor and Kenan Rifai Scholar of Islamic studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She specializes in the study of American Muslims, contemporary Muslim thought, women and gender in Islam, and Sufism. She is the author of Palestinians Born in Exile: Diaspora and the Search for a Homeland (2005) and American Muslim Women, Religious Authority, and Activism: More Than a Prayer (2012), as well as the co-editor of A Jihad for Justice (with…

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Unpacking the Muslim Bans with Shoba Wadhia

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Leavey Program Room, Georgetown University, 3800 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, DC 20057, 3201 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, DC United States

Unpacking the Muslim Bans: A Conversation on Islamophobia in the Administration and the Courts The Bridge Initiative is excited to co-sponsor an event with The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies to bring Penn State Professor, attorney, and alumna of GU's Law School, Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia who has been at the forefront of unpacking, analyzing and “translating” the various iterations of the Muslim Bans promulgated by the current administration. At Penn State, Professor Wadhia is a Weiss Faculty Scholar, Clinical Professor…

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SFS Master’s Development Seminar Series: Mark Giordano

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST
ICC 700

Please join us for the next iteration of the SFS Master's Development Seminar Series, with Mark Giordano.

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March 2018

American Islamophobia: Understanding the Roots and Rise of Fear

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Leavey Program Room – Georgetown University, 3700 O St NW, Washington, DC 20057, USA, 1101 Raum St NE
Washington, DC United States

The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies is excited to partner with The Bridge Initiative to host Professor Khaled Beydoun for a talk on his newly published book American Islamophobia: Understanding the Roots and Rise of Fear.Khaled A. Beydoun is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. He previously served on the UCLA School of Law faculty, and currently serves as affiliated faculty with the UC-Berkeley Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project. Professor Beydoun has extensive…

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