The Week That Will Be

The Week That Will Be

By Benjamin Pollard
Monday, June 13, 2022, 1:07 PM

Event Announcements

Monday, June 13, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. ET: The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol will hold the second in its series of hearings discussing former President Trump’s election fraud claims and how they are related to the Capitol attack. The select committee will hear testimony from two panels. The first panel will include former Fox news political director Chris Stirewalt. Former Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien was also scheduled to speak on the first panel, but will not testify due to a family emergency. The second panel will feature election lawyer Ben Ginsberg, former U.S. Attorney BJay Pak, and former Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt.

Monday, June 13, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. ET: Lawfare and the Brookings Institution will host an event to discuss the Special Immigrant Visa program, ongoing resettlement issues for Afghan evacuees, and Allies, Lawfare’s new narrative podcast series on the matter. The event will feature opening remarks from Benjamin Wittes, editor-in-chief of Lawfare, followed by a panel discussion. Panelists include: Bryce Klehm, associate editor of Lawfare; Shala Gafary, managing attorney of Project-Afghan Legal Assistance at Humans Rights First; Matt Zeller, senior adviser at Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America; and Steven M. Miska, executive director of First Amendment Voice.

Monday, June 13, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. ET: The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) will host a panel discussion concerning the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, war in eastern Europe, and increase in energy prices on the European economy. Panelists include: Nathan Sheets, global chief economist at Citibank; Desmond Lachman, senior fellow at AEI; Carlo Cottarelli, director of the Osservatorio sui Conti Pubblici Italiani at L’Università Cattolica; and Paolo Mauro, deputy director of the Fiscal Affairs Department within the International Monetary Fund.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. ET: The Atlantic Council will host its seventh annual central and eastern European energy security conference. The event will focus on promoting transatlantic cooperation and energy diversification in central and eastern Europe to weaken the influence of Russian oil and gas in the region. The event will feature remarks from a range of experts and leaders in government and the private sector.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. ET: AEI will host a panel discussion on efforts by American and European politicians to limit Chinese economic influence on western economies. Panelists include: Derek Scissors, senior fellow at AEI; Rep. Darin LaHood of Illinois; Adolfo Urso, chairman of the Italian Parliament Intelligence Committee; and James Palmer, deputy editor at Foreign Policy.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. ET: The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University will host a talk about Indian military strategy in the Kargil War. . The event will feature the remarks fromArzan Tarapore, South Asia research scholar at Stanford University's Asia-Pacific Research Center.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. ET: The Atlantic Council will host an event to launch a new report on cybersecurity and central bank digital currencies from its GeoEconomics Center. The event will include a panel discussion with Giulia Fanti, nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council; Neha Narula, director of theDigital Currency Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab; and Michael Mosier, former acting director of the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.

Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. ET: The Atlantic Council will host an event to examine the partnership between European Union and African Union leaders following the EU-AU Summit and how it connects to EU-U.S. cooperation in Africa. The event will feature remarks from a range of experts and leaders in government.

Employment Announcements (More details on the Job Board)

Director, Federal Government Affairs, R Street Institute

Program Associate and Special Assistant to the Executive Director, Reiss Center on Law and Security and NYU Center for Cybersecurity

Postdoc Research Position in Cybersecurity Policy, Tufts University

Program Assistant, National Security Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University

Program Associate, National Security Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University

Summer Research Assistant, National Security Institute

Call for Papers, American Journal of International Law

Deputy Director, Security & Surveillance Project, Center for Democracy and Technology

Senior Associate, Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law

Program Coordinator, Asia Program, The German Marshall Fund 

External Affairs Officer, Digital Innovation Democracy Initiative, The German Marshall Fund

Request for Resumes, Department of Defense Office of the General Counsel