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Past Council Events | 2010

International Speaker Series (2010)

Science and Public Policy: A Time for Action

Jane Lubchenco
Headline and Cultural Forums (2010)

Special webcast presentation

Colonel Muammar al-Qaddafi
International Speaker Series (2010)

Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Global Security

President Pervez Musharraf

As a nuclear power bordered by Afghanistan, China, Iran, and India, Pakistan’s global strategic importance cannot be overstated. Pervez Musharraf was President of Pakistan at the time of the September 11 attacks and growing Muslim militancy... Read More ››

International Speaker Series (2010)

The Global Financial Crisis: Made in America?

Joseph Stiglitz

The most cited economist in the world, Joseph Stiglitz served as Chief Economist of the World Bank and chaired President Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisors. Always controversial, he is sharply critical of current international economic policies, Read More ››

International Speaker Series (2010)

America’s Role in the World: Two Views

Karl Rove
Governor Howard Dean

Howard Dean led the “50-State Strategy” that helped Democrats regain the White House in 2008. Karl Rove was the architect of President George W. Bush’s 2000 and 2004 presidential campaigns, as well as a critically important advisor in the White House Read More ››

International Speaker Series (2000–2001)

Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Gorbachev
Headline and Cultural Forums

Embedded in Afghanistan — Photojournalists Report the War

Dan Morrison
Cali Bagby

Embedded in Afghanistan — Photojournalists Report the WarUniversity of Oregon journalism Professor Dan Morrison and freelance journalist (and UO Journalism alumna) Cali Bagby recently spent a number of months embedded with the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment in Marjah, located in the Helmand Province, Afghanistan, just north of the Pakistani border. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Travels in Siberia

Ian Frazier

Travels in SiberiaIan Frazier brings us an astonishingly thorough exploration of Siberia that articulates its enduring appeal in the popular imagination. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Global I.Q. with The Economist: International Business Hotspots

Global I.Q. with The Economist: International Business HotspotsJoin Robert Ward, director of Global Forecasting for the Economist Intelligence Unit, and Jim Falk, president and CEO of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, as they discuss the many emerging countries that are—despite the global recession—experiencing unprecedented growth and attracting foreign investment. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Brazil: Two Perspectives

For this special lunchtime presentation, we explore two distinct visions of Brazil, a country in transition. Read More ››