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October 2018

Event Series Lecture with Sarah Wiliarty

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Intercultural Center 241 (CCAS Boardroom)

The BMW Center for German and European Studies invites you to: Angela Merkel's Transformative Leadership: Is Gender a Help or a Hindrance? a lecture by: Dr. Sarah Wiliarty Associate Professor of Government Wesleyan University Dr. Sarah Wiliarty specializes in West European politics. Her recent book investigates how Christian Democratic parties have had to reformulate their policies in response to changing demands from women. She has ongoing research projects on women in political parties, media coverage of female candidates, and nuclear…

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NCTC Information Session

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
ICC 700/ECR

The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) leads our nation's effort to combat terrorism at home and abroad by analyzing the threat, sharing that information with our partners, and integrating all instruments of national power to ensure unity of effort. Join two NCTC representatives to learn more about All-Source Intelligence Analyst opportunities. RSVP in WalshWorks

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Knowing Your Worth: Setting the Stage to Negotiate

October 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
ICC 302-P

Don’t be caught off guard when you finally receive an offer for that internship or job you worked hard to earn. The ability to communicate your value and appropriately ask for the compensation you’re looking for will ensure your success with future employers.RSVP in WalshWorks

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CIA Application Workshop

October 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Healey Family Student Center – Herman Room

Interested in a career at the Central Intelligence Agency? Come and learn more about how to create as successful an application as possible. Students are encouraged to bring a copy of their resume and their laptops to follow along. No other organization does what we do. We are the nation's premier agency for providing global intelligence in the ever-changing political, social, economic, technological and military landscapes. No matter your role at the Agency, you will be constantly anticipating challenges, problems…

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Intelligence & National Security Alliance (INSA) Information Session

October 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
ICC 302-P

Join INSA Vice President Larry Hanauer to learn more about the organization's work with the intelligence community. Additionally, INSA is hiring for multiple paid interns. You can learn more by attending this session and searching WalshWorks #73502.

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2017 Lepgold Book Prize: Fighting for Status by Jonathan Renshon

October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Join the Mortara Center in congratulating the 2017 Lepgold Prize winner, Professor Jonathan Renshon (University of Wisconsin-Madison) for his book, Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World Politics.There is widespread agreement that status or standing in the international system is a critical element in world politics. The desire for status is recognized as a key factor in nuclear proliferation, the rise of China, and other contemporary foreign policy issues, and has long been implicated in foundational theories of international…

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CIA: Calling All Linguists

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Cawley Career Education Center

Attention all linguists, or students studying a foreign language. Join us and a CIA Senior Foreign Language Champion to hear about her experiences as an officer with the Agency, how her foreign language acumen has provided her a plethora of opportunities during her long tenure at the Agency. There will be time for her to answer your questions.RSVP is required via Handshake.

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Careers in Intelligence: Leading With and Within Intelligence

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
McGhee Library

A first for 2018, this workshop describes what it takes to be a modern leader in the intelligence industry at every step in their career. Hosted by Michael Cassidy, Intelligence Industry Career Coach

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[CERES] Impressions from Valdai 2018

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
McGhee Library, ICC 301

Join CERES for "Impressions from Putin’s 2018 Valdai Discussion Club" with:Dr. Angela Stent, Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European StudiesDr. Andrew Kuchins, Senior Fellow at the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European StudiesDrs. Angela Stent and Andrew Kuchins will discuss their impressions of the 2018 meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club and will present the key takeaways from the meeting, which will take place in Sochi from October 15 to October 18, 2018.Thursday, October 2512:00…

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Human Rights and the Question of Genocide in the Guatemalan Civil War

October 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
CCAS Boardroom ICC 241 Intercultural Center (ICC), 37th & O Streets NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA Washington, DC United States

This talk will focus on the 1982 "San Francisco Massacre" in Guatemala. Although an event that is already in the past for some, for many others the massacre is a wound that remains in the present: one of those great wounds that can never be erased.Looking at the past "as if one were actually present" (to borrow Saint Ignatius's words in his Spiritual Exercises), Fr. Ricardo Falla, S.J., will guide this discussion, focusing on Guatemala's past wounds and sharing his…

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The Violence of Silence in the Hebrew Bible: Carol Bakhos

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Arrupe Hall, Multipurpose Room

The Center for Jewish Civilization invites you to a lecture by Dr. Carol Bakhos. This lecture will focus on the expulsion of Ishmael and the rape of Dinah in an effort to give voice to the ways in which both biblical figures are silent victims. Dr. Bakhos will analyze both stories separately and then comparatively to illustrate the ways in which they are, in some respects, two sides of the same coin. Within the larger narrative framework of Genesis, and…

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Masters in Development Seminar

October 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm EDT
ICC 700 (Executive Conference Room)

Melissa Bradley, Adjunct Professor, McDonough School of Business

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NYPD Intelligence Bureau Information Session

October 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
ICC 305-A

Join Zack Snyder (MSFS '13) for an information session about the NYPD Intelligence Bureau. The NYPD is accepting applications for the position of civilian analyst to support intelligence-led criminal and counterterrorism investigations. This full-time position affords a suite of benefits available to NYPD civilian employees and requires residency in New York City (relocation must take place within 90 days of start date). RSVP on WalshWorks.

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Muslim Gravestones in Southeast Michigan Event by Dr. Ronald Stockton

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Intercultural Center 270, Georgetown University, 3700 O Street NW, Washington, DC 20057, 1401 Center St NW
Washington, DC United States

Event Description: Gravestones can be used to document and explain the exceptional internal diversity of the Muslim community of southeast Michigan. In reality, this is not a single community but a mosaic of diverse communities, diverse in terms of national, cultural, and even religious sub-groupings. While Muslims agree on the five Pillars of the Faith, there is otherwise great variation. In that sense, the gravestones and markers in this study are not Islamic stones. They are the stones of Muslims.…

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The Bridge Initiative: “American Hate” Book Talk with Arjun Sethi

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Georgetown University, Arrupe Hall

The Bridge Initiative is excited to host civil rights lawyer and community activist Arjun Sethi for a book talk on:American Hate: Survivors Speak Out*Lunch will be served*To RSVP: Click hereIn American Hate: Survivors Speak Out, Arjun Singh Sethi chronicles the stories of individuals affected by hate. In a series of powerful, unfiltered testimonials, survivors tell their stories in their own words and describe how the bigoted rhetoric and policies of the Trump administration have intensified bullying, discrimination, and even violence…

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Okay, So Tell Me About Yourself Workshop

October 31 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
ICC 302-P

Use your story to launch a conversation and/or impress your interviewers. Learn how to market your skills and experiences quickly and effectively. Find your style and get the opportunity to practice with others and receive constructive feedback.RSVP in WalshWorks

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November 2018

Where is China’s Economy Headed: An Update on China’s and Asian Economies

November 1 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
McGhee Library

What is really going on with the Chinese economy and what does it mean for the future of businesses around the globe? Fred Neumann, Co-Head of Asian Economic Research and Managing Director of Global Research at HSBC, Hong Kong will discuss the current state of the Chinese economy, provide an in-depth analysis of the future of Asian economies, and offer insights into how the business community will be affected by these changes. The event will be moderated by Dr. Evan…

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Beyond Liberal Order: States, Societies and Markets in the Global Indian Ocean

November 5 @ 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

Of all the macro-regions of the earth, the Indian Ocean World contains the greatest range of cultures and religions, of ecological systems and commercial networks; almost 3 billion humans live along its shores. Studying the Indian Ocean World sheds light on international order in the 21st century and the way local and regional actors, forces and institutions interact with global determinants. American dominance is challenged by jihadist caliphates, by China’s deployment of geo-commercial power through the Belt and Road initiative…

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Mastering the Essentials of a Career Pivot

November 8 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm EST
Mortara Center Boardroom

Are you in graduate school to pivot your career or industry focus? Two years goes by fast, and you need to make every moment count! Anne Steen has designed this workshop to help you leverage your previous experience and map out a path to build a new set of skills and experiences to set yourself apart in the job market. PLAN action steps for each semester to reach your career goal. INVEST time (which we know it is precious) in…

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Masters in Development Seminar (Professor Billy Jack)

November 12 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm EST
ICC 700 (Executive Conference Room)

Billy Jack, Vice Provost for Research, Professor of Economics, and Director of Gui2de

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Leveraging the Hoya Network

November 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
ICC 302-P

Georgetown University alumni are doing incredible work across the country and around the world. Explore tools to connect with other Hoyas through LinkedIn, Alumni Career Services, HoyaGateway and your academic programs to learn more about industries, opportunities and common interests. Don’t take your next career development step alone!RSVP in WalshWorks

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Cargill Information Session

November 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
ICC 700/ECR

Join Senior Security Intelligence Analysts Ben Brandt (SSP '02) and Cathe Yusupov (CERES '02) for an information session on Cargill's role in the growing private sector intelligence industry.RSVP in WalshWorks

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Event Series Panel: Women at Work in Politics, and the Academy

November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Arrupe Hall

A panel from the BMW Center for German and European Studies's annual event series, "A Century of Women's Struggle: From the Franchise to #MeToo"featuringDr. Jutta Allmendinger WZB Berlin Social Science CenterDr. Kimberly Morgan George Washington UniversityDr. Kathrin Zippel Northeastern University

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EPS Seminar: Beyond Coal? Exploring Variations in Global Protests Against Proposed Coal-Fired Power Plants

November 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 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

Join the Energy and Climate Policy Research Seminar for a discussion with Professor Jennifer Hadden from the University of Maryland.

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Knowing Your Worth: Setting the Stage to Negotiate

November 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
ICC 302-P

Don’t be caught off guard when you finally receive an offer for that internship or job you worked hard to earn. The ability to communicate your value and appropriately ask for the compensation you’re looking for will ensure your success with future employers.RSVP in WalshWorks

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January 2019

Event Series Lecture with Myra Marx Ferree

January 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

A lecture from the BMW Center for German and European Studies's annual event series, "A Century of Women's Struggle: From the Franchise to #MeToo"featuringDr. Myra Marx Ferree University of Wisconsin-Madison

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February 2019

Event Series Lecture with Ute Frevert

February 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

A lecture from the BMW Center for German and European Studies's annual event series, "A Century of Women's Struggle: From the Franchise to #MeToo"featuringDr. Ute Frevert Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin

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March 2019

Event Series Panel: Author Meets Critic

March 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Arrupe Hall

A panel from the BMW Center for German and European Studies's annual event series, "A Century of Women's Struggle: From the Franchise to #MeToo"featuringDr. Hester Baer University of Maryland, College ParkDr. Barbara Mennel University of Florida, GainesvilleDr. Peter PfeifferGeorgetown UniversityDr. Monika Shafi University of Delaware

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April 2019

Event Series Lecture with Ulrike Bergermann

April 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

A lecture from the BMW Center for German and European Studies's annual event series, "A Century of Women's Struggle: From the Franchise to #MeToo"featuringDr. Ulrike Bergermann Braunschweig University of the Arts

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