Calendar of Events


The following list of events has been scheduled. Dates, times, and locations of events will be announced as quickly as possible.
Please check the Law Weekly and the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute's website for updates.  Campus Map | Visitor Parking 


FALL 2017

Tuesdays at Noon

Languages at Lunch Program 

Join the Harris Institute on Tuesdays at Noon for conversation tables in French, German, and Spanish.  See program page for details.

September 27, 2017

The Role of the United Nations in Global Governance (CFR Academic Conference Call)
11 a.m., Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room 
Speaker: Samantha Power
Background Reading: Eric Rosand  | Mark P. Lagon and Ryan Kaminski  | The Role of the UN General Assembly  

October 11, 2017

U.S. – Latin America Relations (CFR Academic Conference Call)
11 a.m., Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room 
Speaker: Shannon K. O'Neil, Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Program, CFR
Background Reading: Shannon K. O'Neil  | Shannon K. O'Neil | Jose W. Fernandez  

October 25, 2017

Dashed Hopes of the Arab Spring (CFR Academic Conference Call)
11 a.m., Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room 
Speaker: Steven A. Cook, Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies, CFR
Optional Background Readings:  Steven A. Cook | Steven A. Cook | Steven A. Cook 

October 26-28, 2017

2017 ASIL Midyear Meeting
Multiple times, Anheuser Busch Hall 

Washington University School of Law is pleased to host the 2017 American Society of International Law Midyear Meeting which encompasses several events, including a Practioners Forum and a Research Forum. more 

November 8, 2017

Conflict Prevention and Mitigation (CFR Academic Conference Call)
11 a.m., Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Speaker: Paul B. Stares, Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director, Center for Preventive Action, CFR
Optional Background Readings: John Delury | Eugene B. Rumer | Paul B. Stares 

November 15, 2017

Revolutionary Movements and International Relations (CFR Academic Conference Call)
11 a.m., Seigle Hall 108E, Detjen Seminar Room
Speaker: Jack A. Goldstone, Virginia E. and John T. Hazel Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University
Optional Background Readings:  Walter Russell Mead | Jack A. Goldstone | Abraham F. Lowenthal 


PREVIOUS EVENTS


Fall 2017

Spring 2017

CFR Academic Conference Calls:

  • Germany and the Future of Europe (CFR Academic Conference Call) Speaker: Mary Elise Sarotte, Faculty Associate, Center For European Studies, Harvard University; Dean’s Professor of History and Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California 
  • The World in Disarray - Speaker: Richard N. Haass, President, CFR  
  • U.S.-Russia Relations - Speaker: Angela E. Stent, Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies and Professor of Government and Foreign Service, Georgetown University  

Fall 2016

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