Monday, April 24, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. ET: The Brookings Institution hosted a virtual discussion about the upcoming election in Turkey and the likelihood that voters will reject President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The event began with introductory remarks by Suzanne Maloney, vice president at the Brookings Institution. Then a panel discussion featured remarks from Nevşin Mengü, independent journalist; Sinan Ülgen, director of the Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies; Alan Makovsky, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress; and Nicholas Danforth, editor of War on the Rocks. Aslı Aydıntaşbaş, visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, moderated the discussion.
Monday, April 24, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. ET: The Center for New American Security will host a discussion to examine priorities for the Department of Defense, including great power competition and the ongoing war in Ukraine. The event will feature a fireside chat with Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, moderated by Stacie Pettyjohn, senior fellow at the Center for New American Security.
Monday, April 24, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. ET: The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University will host an event to discuss U.S. competition with China, U.S. foreign policy toward Taiwan, and the imperative for building American manufacturing and supply chain resilience. The event will feature remarks from Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.).
Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. ET: The Brookings Institution will host a webcast to evaluate the concurrent human rights and humanitarian crises facing Afghanistan. A panel discussion will feature Kate Clark, co-director of the Afghanistan Analysts Network; Haroun Rahimi, associate professor of law at the American University of Afghanistan; William Byrd, senior expert on Afghanistan at the U.S. Institute of Peace; and Naheed Sarabi, visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution. The conversation will be moderated by Madiha Afzal, fellow at the Brookings Institution.
Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. ET: Tech Against Terrorism will host a webinar to discuss strategies to protect human rights while countering harmful content online.
Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. ET: The Center for New American Security will host an event to weigh innovative ideas that address emerging national security challenges. The event will feature pitches from early career researchers and practitioners from diverse backgrounds to a live audience and panel of judges.
Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. ET: The Brookings Institution will host a conversation about the future of artificial intelligence. A panel discussion will feature remarks from Swami Sivasubramanian, vice president for data and machine learning services at Amazon Web Services; Susan Gonzales, chief executive officer of AIandYou; Reggie Townsend, vice president of data ethics practice at the SAS Institute; and Miriam Vogel, chief executive officer at EqualAI. The panel will be moderated by Cameron Kerry, visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Jessica Brandt, fellow at the Brookings Institution.
Thursday, April 27, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. ET: The George Washington University Program on Extremism will host a virtual event to analyze the state of global jihadist leadership. The discussion will feature Hassan Abbas, distinguished professor of international relations at the National Defense University; Tricia Bacon, associate professor at American University; Austin Doctor, director of counterterrorism research initiatives at the National Counterterrorism, Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE); Gina Ligon, director of NCITE; and Craig Whiteside, associate professor at Naval War College.
Thursday, April 27, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. ET: The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University will host a seminar to discuss successive ideological leadership in Iran. The event will feature David Siddhartha Patel, senior fellow at Brandeis University’s Crown Center for Middle East Studies.
Friday, April 28, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. ET: The Atlantic Council will host an event to discuss how Paraguay’s upcoming elections will affect China’s influence in Latin America. The event will feature Fernando Masi, former lead advisor to the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Industry and Commerce for the Republic of Paraguay; Evan Ellis, research professor for Latin American studies at the U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute; Victoria Chonn, nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council; Lev Nachman, assistant professor at National Chengchi University; Jason Marczak, senior director of the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center; and Pepe Zhang, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center.
Friday, April 28, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. ET: The Wilson Center will host an event to analyze compounding environmental, security, and displacement risks that face Latin America and the Caribbean. After introductory remarks by Kathleen Mogelgaard, chief executive officer of the Population Institute, and a panel discussion will feature remarks from Nahuel Arenas García, deputy chief of the Regional Office for the Americas & the Caribbean at the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction; Aracely Martínez Rodas, director of the master in development at the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala; Martin McLaughlin, acting deputy assistant administrator at the Bureau for Latin American and the Caribbean; Roger Pulwarty, senior scientist at the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s Physical Sciences Laboratory; and Ángel del Valle, senior research officer at the Population Council’s Guatemala Office. The conversation will be moderated by Lauren Herzer Risi, program director at the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program.
Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. ET: The Center for Security, Innovation, and New Technology at American University and the University of Texas will host an event to interrogate modern cyber conflict and competition, and launch “Deter, Disrupt or Deceive: Assessing Cyber Conflict as an Intelligence Contest,” an edited volume by Robert Chesney, co-founder of Lawfare, and Max Smeets, senior researcher at the Center for Security Studies. The event will begin with introductory remarks by Smeets and feature a moderated discussion with Joshua Rovner, associate professor at American University; Nina Kollars, associate professor at U.S. Naval War College; Jon R. Lindsay, associate professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology; and Richard J. Harknett, professor at the University of Cincinnati. The conversation will be moderated by Erica Lonergan, assistant professor at Columbia University.
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