The School of International Service hosts engaging and informative events for our students and school community every week. Our guest speakers, expert panels, and book discussions address the most important questions in international affairs from broad interdisciplinary perspectives. Over the course their studies, students have the chance to hear from a diverse range of speakers, including current and former heads of state, government officials, civil society leaders, environmental stewards, human rights activists, and social entrepreneurs.

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Upcoming Events

Akbar Ahmed with students at a monument in Washington, DC

Journey into America - 10th Anniversary

Watch a special edition of Professor Akbar Ahmed's documentary on February 26.

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Movie poster for Uncivil War featuring phrases like US elections under siege, voter suppression, and data breach

Film: Uncivil War

Feb. 27 - Learn about the threats to Amercan elections and how we can defend them. A panel discussion will follow the film.


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