Events for Fall Quarter

China: Age of Ambition

Keynote & panel discussion - Evan Osnos, The New Yorker; Alex Wang, UCLA; Yunxiang Yan, UCLA; and Jeffrey Wasserstrom, UCI

Monday, October 06, 2014
12:00 PM
UCLA School of Law, Room 1420

"Don't Wait for the Next War: A Strategy for American Growth and Global Leadership" with General Wesley K. Clark

Gen. Wesley K. Clark presents his strategic vision for the US in the 21st Century

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
12:00 PM
UCLA School of Law, Room 1420

Crisis in Ukraine: Assessing Recent Developments

Panel discussion with Mike Shuster (Burkle Center), David Kaye (UC Irvine) and Daniel Treisman (UCLA). Moderated by Gail Kligman (UCLA).

Monday, October 20, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
UCLA School of Law, Room 1457

Ebola: Community Information Event

How did the Ebola epidemic spread? How is it diagnosed and treated? What can we do to stop it? Hear answers from medical experts from UCLA, Los Angeles County Departments of Public Health and Emergency Management, and the International Medical Corps.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UCLA Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium

Melinda Gates delivers the 2014-15 Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture on Economic Development

Co-Founder, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Wednesday, November 05, 2014
3:30 PM
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Moving Forward: Challenges and Opportunities in an Interconnected World

UCLA students, faculty and staff are cordially invited to a discussion with Admiral Michael S. Rogers,Commander of U.S. Cyber Command and Director of the National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service.

Friday, November 14, 2014
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
UCLA School of Law, Room 1357

From International Law and International Relations to Law and World Politics

An International Law/IR Workshop with Christopher Whytock, UC Irvine, School of Law

Friday, November 14, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
UCLA Bunche Hall, Room 4357

Activism and Divestment

A talk by Ivo Welch, J. Fred Weston Professor of Finance, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
12:00 PM
UCLA School of Law, Room 1357

Climate Engineering: Challenges for International Governance

A lecture by Professor Ted Parson, Dan and Rae Emmett Professor of Environmental Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
UCLA Young Research Library, West Electronic Classroom, 2nd Floor

Law and Politics in a Trustee Court: Amnesty Laws and the Inter-American System

An International Law/IR Workshop with Wayne Sandholtz, School of International Relations and Gould School of Law, University of Southern California

Friday, November 21, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
UCLA Bunche Hall, Room 4357

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