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Retired General George Casey and General Jacoby discuss the Iraq War at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies

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At the Josef Korbel School we are committed to providing our students, faculty, staff and the greater Denver community with quality programming that features many of today's global leader.

For information about campus holidays, computer lab closures and student group meetings, please visit our campus calendar.

April 2015

March 30: Market Reform, Party System Alignments, and the Crisis of Representation in Latin America

The Latin America Center presents Kenneth M. Roberts, Professor, Department of Government, Cornell University

April 1: Health in the Context of Political and Economic Exclusion—The Palestinian Experience

The Center for Middle East Studies and Global Health Affairs Program present a lecture by Mohammed Shaheen (Associate Professor of Public Health, Al-Quds University, Occupied Palestinian Territories)

April 3: Why is North Korea so perpetually furious at the U.S.

The Center for China-U.S. Cooperation presents Blaine Harden, an author and long-time correspondent for The Washington Post.

April 6: Lebanon’s Fragile Political Balance in Jeopardy

The Center for Middle East Stuides, the Conflict Resolution Institute and the Center on Rights Development present A Lecture by George Irani (Associate Professor of International Relations, The American University of Kuwait)

April 7-10: Sovereign and Sacred: Indigenous Rights and Environmental Justice 

The Center on Rights Development is proud to present 16th Annual Spring Symposium.

  • April 7, 5-7 p.m.:  Native American nation's Survival and the Future of the United States (Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Ph.D. California State University, East Bay) in SIÉ CHÉOU-KANG Center, Room 150
  • April 8, 12-2 p.m.:  Conflict and Climate Change: Environmental Refugees (Alice Thomas, J.D. Refugees International and Ved Nanda, LL.M., LL.B. Sturm College of Law) in SIÉ CHÉOU-KANG Center , Room 150
  • April 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m.:  Who Owns the Earth? Resources and Land Rights (Joe Bryan, Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder and Ailey Kaiser Hughes, M.P.A. Landesa Rural Development Institute) in Anderson Academic Commons, Loft
  • April 9, 12-2 p.m.: Career Talk in Cherrington Hall ,Room 301
  • April 9, 5-7 p.m.: Exploitation of Native American Sacred Sites (Andrew Reid, J.D., LL.M. Sturm College of Law; Kaden Walksnice Northern Cheyenne-Native Youth Leadership Alliance; and Richard Clemmer-Smith, Ph.D. University of Denver) in SIÉ CHÉOU-KANG Center , Room 150
  • April 10, 12-1:30 p.m.:  Indigenous peoples and Social Inclusion (Eliane Karp-Toledo, M.A. Global Center for Development and Democracy) in  Cherrington Hall, Cyber Cafe 
  • April 10, 3-4 p.m.:  Competing Jurisdictions: The Struggle for Indigenous Self-Determination (Elifuraha Laltaika, LL.M., LL.B. Association for Law and Advocacy for Pastoralists and Shaul Cohen, Ph.D. University of Oregon) in Ricketson Law Building, Room 125
  • April 10, 5-7 p.m.:  Closing Keynote & Reception Featuring President Alejandro Toledo (Former President of Peru) in  Anderson Academic Commons, Special Events Room

April 8: The ISIS Crisis and the Future of Syria: Options for US Policy

A Forum with Ambassador Frederic Hof (Senior Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Atlantic Council) & Rafif Jouejati (Director, Foundation to Restore Equality and Education in Syria)

April 9: Bearing Witness, Evoking Empathy: Photojournalists Document Conflict

The Center for Middle East Studies, the Vicki Myhren Gallery, Emergent Digital Practices and the Conflict Resolution Institute present a panel Discussion with photojournalists David Burnett and Abbas Hajimohammadi Saniabadi

April 14: A New Moment in the Relationship Between the U.S. and Central America - A Case for the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle

The Latin America Center presents the Salvadoran Ambassador Francisco Altschul, Ambassador of El Salvador to the United States

April 30: Understanding Sectarianism: The History and Future of the Middle East’s Gordian Knot

The Center for Middle East Studies presents a lecture by Ussama Makdisi (Professor of History & Chair of Arab Studies, Rice University)