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JLIA Lectures and Symposia

The Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs sponsors and supports a number of lectures, symposia and other events throughout the academic year.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 12:00 p.m., Rooms 241UP and 124C
Immigration Reform (CFR Academic Conference Call Series)
Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 12:00 p.m., Rooms 107UP and 235C
Challenges of Global Governance (CFR Academic Conference Call Series)
Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 12:00 p.m., Rooms 241UP and 124C
U.S. Foreign Policy and the Rights of Women and Girls (CFR Academic Conference Call Series)
Rachel B. Vogelstein, Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

Wednesday, October 23 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. in Rooms 110UP and 013C
What Can We Learn from International Risk Rating Agencies? (JLIA Brown Bag Lunch series)
Professor Johannes Fedderke, School of International Affairs, Penn State University

Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 12:00 p.m., Rooms 107UP and 235C
Nontraditional Warfare (CFR Academic Conference Call Series)
Max Boot, Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Tuesday, October 29 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Rooms 114 UP and 114 Carlisle
Fight, Die and Fail: Strategic Assessment and Military Suicide (JLIA Brown Bag Lunch series)
Professor Scott Sigmund Gartner, School of International Affairs, Penn State University

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 12:00 p.m., Rooms 107UP and 235C
American Grand Strategy (CFR Academic Conference Call Series)
Richard N. Haass, Council on Foreign Relations

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Room 114UP
Overkill — How to Lose the War on Terror (JLIA Brown Bag Lunch series)
Professor Jett Dennis, School of International Affairs, Penn State University

Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 12:00 p.m., Room 107UP and 235C
Pandemic Preparedness (CFR Academic Conference Call Series)
Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 12:00 p.m., Room 241UP and 124C
The State of U.S. —​ Pakistan Relations (CFR Academic Conference Call Series)
Daniel Markey, CFR Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia

Friday, February 7, 2014 8:30a.m.-4:00 p.m., Apfelbaum Auditorium (with simulcast to UP)
Symposium — The Impact of Global Resource Scarcity on the Future’s Legal, Agricultural and Security Environments
More info will be available in December.
 

Past JLIA events, lectures and symposia