Thursday, June 13, 2019 by Zoë Abrahm The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security hosted the International Rescue Committee on June 10, 2019 for the rollout of a new IRC initiative. The event was titled “Next Steps in the…
Friday, April 19, 2019 by Percy Metcalfe The early 1990s were a time of immense shifts in the landscape of international affairs. In December 1991, the Soviet Union was formally dissolved, though constituent republics of the collapsing superpower had been…
SFS is honored to announce that former Secretary of State and beloved Georgetown professor Madeleine Albright is this year’s SFS commencement speaker. First joining the SFS faculty in 1982, Albright has played a pivotal role on the global stage and in the history of the SFS.
More Lloyd George Lectures on the Future of the Global Order will be scheduled during the 2019-2020 academic year.
April 15, 2019 by Sophia Mauro Activist, songwriter, and artist Somi took part in a residency at SFS from April 10-12, 2019. SFS students had the chance to listen to and learn from her during small group discussions, a public…
Georgetown has over 70 cultural clubs that “focus on promoting and celebrating the culture of specific places and groups around the world.” Clubs also host events on campus, which most recently included the South Asian Society hosting Hassan Minhaj just a few weeks ago. The South Asian Society also hosts Rangila, “the largest charity dance showcase in the country, which raises approximately $30,000.” There are also larger events, like Global Expo last week, and the Georgetown Africa Business Conference.
The Salim El-Lozi Lecture is a panel discussion that covers the freedom of the press. This year, the Georgetown Journalism Program hosted the fifth annual Lecture, and it was moderated by the Journalism Program Director and Los Angeles Times columnist Doyle McManus. The panelists were: Jim Acosta from CNN, Lulu Garcia-Navarro from NPR, and Margaret Sullivan from the Washington Post. This year’s lecture was “Journalism & the War on Truth,” and included a discussion of “the responsibilities of journalists in the modern media age.”
Diego Cortes Asencio (SFS’52) had a long and illustrious State Department career. While serving as the United States Ambassador to Colombia, he was taken hostage for 61 days by revolutionary Guerrilla fighters.
Dr. Angela Stent, Director of the School of Foreign Service’s Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies (CERES) program, discussed her newly released book, “Putin’s World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest” with CERES Senior Fellow Dr. Andrew Kuchins, on Wednesday March 20, 2019.