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Alan Dupont Will China Rule the World?

Alan Dupont
, founder and CEO of the Cognoscenti Group
Friday February 15, 2019
SIE Complex—1st Floor ROOM 1150
University of Denver, 2201 S. Gaylord St.
Denver, CO 80208-0500

Dr. Alan Dupont is the founder and CEO of the Cognoscenti Group, a political and strategic risk consultancy, and is one of Australia’s leading strategic thinkers and commentators. Following 25 years of service in government as an army officer, defence intelligence analyst and diplomat which included postings to South Korea and Indonesia, Alan distinguished himself as an academic entrepreneur and scholar. In 2013/14 he established and led the Australian Government’s last Defence White Paper team. Alan is the author of nearly 100 books, monographs and articles on defence and international security, his path breaking study of the non-military, transnational challenges to East Asia’s security for Cambridge University Press (East Asia Imperilled) is generally acknowledged to be the authoritative academic work in the field.Alan held joint professorial appointments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Business School at the University of NSW from 2012-16. Prior to that (2006-12) he was the inaugural holder of the Michael Hintze Chair in International Security at the University of Sydney, the Director of the Centre for International Security Studies and the start-up CEO of the United States Studies Centre. Alan holds a PhD in international relations from the Australian National University and is a graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon and the US Foreign Service Institute. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of NSW and a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council in Washington and the Lowy Institute in Sydney.

**This event is at full capacity and registration has been closed**

Dr. Marco CepikChina's Policy Towards Latin America: current challenges
Dr. Marco Cepik
Wednesday March 6, 2019
SIE Complex—5th Floor—Maglione Hall

Dr. Marco Cepik is a Full Professor of International Relations and Comparative Politics at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil. He has been invited as visiting professor by the University of Denver, Renmin University Beijing), University of Oxford, Naval Post Graduate School (Monterey-CA), ISRI Mozambique, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the Latin American Social Sciences School (FLACSO, Ecuador) among other institutions.

This event is free and open to the public. Lunch Provided.
Please register by Monday March 4th:

Dr. Larry DiamondDr. Larry Diamond
Wednesday April 17th, 2019
SIE Complex—5th Floor—Maglione Hall
University of Denver
2201 S. Gaylord Street
Denver, CO 80208

Dr. Larry Diamond is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. For more than six years, he directed FSI’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, where he now leads its Program on Arab Reform and Democracy and its Global Digital Policy Incubator. He is the founding co-editor of the Journal of Democracy and also serves as Senior Consultant at the International Forum for Democratic Studies of the National Endowment for Democracy. His research focuses on democratic trends and conditions around in the world, and on policies and reforms to defend and advance democracy.

This event is free and open to the public. Lunch Provided.
Please register by Monday April 15th:


The 2019 Sabel and Lee-Stahlgren Award Dinner
Tuesday April 30, 2019
at the Josef Korbel School of International Relations
SIE Complex—5th Floor—Maglione Hall– Room 5025
University of Denver
2201 S. Gaylord Street
Denver, CO 80208

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