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September 2017

An Accidental Brexit: EU and Transatlantic Economic Perspectives

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Intercultural Center Suite 241, Georgetown University, 3700 O Street NW, Washington, DC 20057

Professor Dr. Paul J.J. Welfens is Chair for Macroeconomics at the Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, and President of the European Institute for International Economic Relations at the University of Wuppertal, Germany. He is a Research Fellow at IZA, Germany, and a Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at AICGS/John Hopkins University. He has authored over 160 works and academic papers; and most recently published the book "An Accidental Brexit" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). Register here: https://cges-welfens.eventbrite.com

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CCAS Monthly Faculty Roundtables

September 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Georgetown University Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, 3700 O Street, N.W., 241 Intercultural Center (ICC), Washington, DC 20057, USA

Please join us next week for the launch of our monthly faculty & visiting scholar rountable series, entitled "سوق الفكر," or Souq Al-Fikr. The title of our series is a play on the name "سوق عكاظ" or "Souq Okaz," a marketplace in Saudi Arabia in which Arab leaders historically gathered to discuss politics, culture and most famously - host poetry competitions. It is this Souq which served to formalize rules of Arabic grammar and syntax. In this series, students will have the opportunity to gather,…

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Book Talk and Reception: Dr. Bruce Hoffman, “Inside Terrorism: 3rd Edition”

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bioethics Research Library, 102 3700 O, Healy Hall, Washington, DC 20057, USA

This event requires registration (link available in September). Campus community and SSP alumni only.

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Dr. L. Subramaniam Live in Concert

September 12 @ 11:00 pm - September 13 @ 1:00 am
Gaston Hall – Georgetown University, 37th & O Streets, N.W., Washington, DC 20057, USA

Dr. L. Subramaniam, known as “the god of Indian violin,” has performed in venues all over the world, from Singapore to Paris and from Delhi to Los Angeles. On September 11, he will perform in Georgetown University’s historic Gaston Hall at a concert sponsored by the Georgetown University India Initiative and the Embassy of India. A child prodigy, Dr. Subramaniam trained with the greatest musicians until he became a master of the violin. Today, he has produced, performed, collaborated, and…

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CSS/NGA Kalaris Intelligence Conference: “Global Intelligence Trends: Embracing Paradigm Shifts”

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:45 pm
Gaston Hall – Georgetown University, 37th & O Streets, N.W., Washington, DC 20057, USA

The 2017 Kalaris Intelligence Conference will cover a range of national security issues, with a focus on the changing nature of intelligence and emerging challenges and opportunities. Global trends present the national security community with both obstacles and occasions to succeed - and the way we approach these trends will shape our future. The Kalaris Intelligence Conference aims to connect government, academia, media, and the private sector through an intellectually rich and stimulating lineup of events and discussion about the…

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SFS Masters Development Seminar (Joel Hellman)

September 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
ICC 700 (Executive Conference Room)

Speaker: Joel Hellman, Dean, Walsh School of Foreign Service

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Miss Portland: Fiction Reading with David Ebenbach

September 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
McGhee Library
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ISD Book Talk: The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mortara Center for International Studies, 3600 N Street NW, 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

THE IMPOSSIBLE PRESIDENCY The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office A Book Talk with Jeremi Suri Date: September 15, 2017 Time: 12:00 - 1:30 PM Location: Mortara Center for International Studies | 3600 N St NW (Lunch will be provided.) The American presidency remains the most powerful office in the world, despite the current chaos. The president can bomb more places, spend more money, and influence more people than any other figure in history. Celebrated presidential historian Jeremi Suri…

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GIWPS: Women and Deradicalization- Comparative Perspectives

September 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Mortara Center for International Studies, 3600 N Street NW, 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

The question of how to disengage and reintegrate participants of violence extremist groups has become urgent. To date, female participants have been relatively neglected despite evidence of their growing numbers. The 2016 Europol Terrorism Situation and Trend Report found that the share of women arrested on terrorism charges rose from 18 to 25 percent between 2015- 2016. The Guardian reported in 2015 that 10% of European foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq are women, and media coverage of the battle…

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The Future of Mexican Politics: A Conversation with Mexican Senator Armando Rios Piter (MA ’02)

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mortara Boardroom

Join the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), the Latin American Initiative (LAI), GU Politics and the Latin American Policy Association (LAPA) for a conversation with Senator Armando Ríos Piter, MA'02, Elected Senator for the State of Guerrero and independent Presidential Candidate. To RSVP: goo.gl/JQLuz6 This event is closed to the press. Please contact Carmen Trigo at Carmen.Trigo@georgetown.edu for any​ accommodation request or event inquiries. A good faith effort will be made to fulfill any reasonable accommodation request related to…

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State Department Information Session: Full-Time Opportunities

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Healey Family Student Center – Social Room, Tondorf Road, Washington, DC, United States

Join us for an information session with a State Department recruiter to learn more about their available full-time opportunities.

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State Department Internship Information Session

September 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Healey Family Student Center – Social Room, Tondorf Road, Washington, DC, United States

Want to learn more about internship opportunities at the State Department? Have questions about the Pathways program? Join us for this information session with a State Department recruiter to learn more about internships at State.

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Zohra Drif: “Inside the Battle of Algiers: Memoir of a Woman Freedom Fighter,”

September 19 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Mortara Center for International Studies, 3600 N Street NW, 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

We invite you to join us for a talk with Mme. Zohra Drif to discuss her newly published memoir "Inside the Battle of Algiers: Memoir of a Woman Freedom Fighter." Her talk will be followed by a brief reception and book signing, in which books will be available for purchase, courtesy of Just World Books. Mme. Drif is a recently retired Vice-President of the Algerian Senate. In an earlier era, she was a key activist in her people's struggle for…

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OECD Data Clinic

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ICC 700

Hosted by: MSFS Location: ICC 700 (ECR) This data event clinic will give an overview of the resources that are available to help access comparative economic analysis and data for the OECD's 35 member countries, as well as partner countries. This clinic is exlusively for SFS students--grads and undergrads. There are only 20 spots avaiable. Registration will go live at 9:30 pm tonight. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oecd-data-clinic-tickets-38008113290 If you register, you are required to attend. Please bring your laptops. For event…

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ISD: Graduate Certificate in Diplomatic Studies Information Session

September 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
McGhee Library, Georgetown University, 3700 O Street NW, Washington, DC 20057

Join ISD Director, Barbara Bodine, for an information session to learn more about the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy's Certificate in Diplomatic Studies open to all SFS graduate students. You can find more information on the certificate requirements and application instructions here: https://isd.georgetown.edu/certificate-graduate. RSVP: https://cds-info.eventbrite.com

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NYC Career Trip Info Session

September 21 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
ICC 700 (ECR)

Hosted by MSFS & The SFS Graduate Career Center Location: ICC 700 (ECR) Join us in the ECR on September 21 to learn more about the November Career Trek to New York City. For event inquiries please contact msfsevents@georgetown.edu.

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Book Presentation Camille Reyes “Water Planet: Culture, Politics, Economics and Sustainability of Water on Earth”

September 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
ICC 450

WATER PLANET Culture, Politics, Economics and Sustainability of Water on Earth A Book Talk with Camille Gaskin-Reyes Date: September 21, 2017 Time: 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Location: ICC 450 (Lunch will be provided.) Join the Center for Latin American Studies, in partnership with the Latin American Initiative, for a conversation with Dr. Reyes on environmental and sustainability issues, with a particular focus on the relationship between access to water and cultural, political, and economic stability. To RSVP: goo.gl/9Hdz28 Please…

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Refugees & Higher Education with Hana El-Ghali

September 21 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Georgetown University Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, 3700 O Street, N.W., 241 Intercultural Center (ICC), Washington, DC 20057, USA

The CCAS is excited to invite you to a talk by Hana El-Ghali, Senior Program Coordinator of the Education and Youth Policy Research Program at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut. It will be hosted in the CCAS Boardroom, ICC 141. She will be presenting her recently completed comparative study in collaboration with UNESCO mapping refugee higher education in four countries in the MENA region: Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq.…

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