Students of the Colin Powell School benefit from the school's partnership with the Council on Foreign Relations, which enable students to take part in the Council's invitation-only teleconferences with national and international policy experts and leaders on critical issues facing the world today. The list of teleconference opportunities here include suggestions for background reading.
Spring 2017 Teleconference Schedule
Wednesday, February 1, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
with Elizabeth N. Saunders, Associate Professor, Political Science and International Affairs, Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University
“Germany and the Future of Europe”
Thursday, February 16, 3:00 - 4:00 PM
with Mary Elise Sarotte, Faculty Associate, Center For European Studies, Harvard University; Dean’s Professor of History and Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California
- Thorsten Benner, “Germany Can Protect the Liberal Order: Damage Control After Trump’s Election,” ForeignAffairs.com, November 16, 2016.
“A World in Disarray”
Wednesday, March 8, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
with Richard N. Haass, President, CFR
- Richard N. Haass, “World Order 2.0: The Case for Sovereign Obligation,” Foreign Affairs, January/February 2017.
Thursday, March 23, 3:00 - 4:00 PM
with Angela E. Stent, Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies and Professor of Government and Foreign Service, Georgetown University
“Enviromental Policy and the Amazon”
Wednesday, April 5, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
with Eve Bratman, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Franklin & Marshall College
Thursday, April 20, 3:00 - 4:00 PM
with Adam Segal, Ira A. Lipman Chair in Emerging Technologies and National Security and Director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program, CFR