Please check back for information about upcoming events in the spring 2019 semester!

Jane Harman
Monday, February 22, 2016
4:00pm to 5:30pm
As Americans select their next president, one of the country’s leading national security experts discusses the international threats that will confront the next occupant of the Oval Office. In conversation with Matsui Center Director Ethan Rarick, former Congresswoman Jane Harman will consider issues such as global...
Friday, February 19, 2016
4:00pm to 5:30pm
The winners of the Percy Grant and Synar Fellowship will be honored.
Why the right went wrong book cover
Thursday, February 4, 2016
3:00pm to 4:30pm
From one of the most engaging political reporters and the author of Why Americans Hate Politics ; the story of conservatism from the Goldwater 1960s to the present day Tea Party that has resulted in broken promises and an ideological purity that drives moderate Republicans away. Why the Right Went Wrong offers a historical...
When Europe Was a Prison Camp book cover
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
4:00pm to 5:30pm
In a compelling approach to storytelling, When Europe Was a Prison Camp weaves together two accounts of a family’s eventual escape from Occupied Europe. One, a memoir written by the father in 1941; the other, begun by the son in the 1980s, fills in the story of himself and his mother, supplemented by historical research...
Monday, November 2, 2015
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Event followed by a Q&A on broader regional issues. Dan Clune has been the U.S. Ambassador to Laos since 2013. Prior to this posting, he was the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs for the U.S. Department of State. His other overseas...
Friday, October 30, 2015
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Jean Monnet Chair Sergio Fabbrini will discuss his recent book Which European Union? Europe After the Euro Crisis. The book uses the 'most similar cases' strategy of comparative analysis to present a systematic comparison of the EU with the US and Swiss federal unions. It also addresses the future of Europe's integration...
Canada flag
Monday, October 19, 2015 6:00pm
Join the Canadian Studies Program and the Institute of Governmental Studies the evening of Monday October 19 to view election returns from Canada. Co-Sponsored by community partners Digital Moose Lounge and the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco. Food and Canadian wine, courtesy of the Canadian Consulate, to be...
cash
Monday, October 12, 2015
12:00pm to 1:00pm
In recent years as a result of severe economic conditions, a number of colleges and universities and state and local governments have significantly altered the manner in which their employee retirement programs are structured and funded. Changes have included moving from defined benefit to defined contribution programs and...
constitution
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
4:15pm to 7:00pm
The Baxter Liberty Initiative returns to campus this fall. This semester, we welcome Georgetown Law Professor Randy Barnett. The title of Professor Barnett's lecture is "Is the Constitution Libertarian?" He will be followed by a response from Professor Fred Smith, Jr. of Berkeley Law. The Baxter Liberty Initiative lecture...
Friday, May 8, 2015
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Please join the Anglo-American Studies Program for a UK Election Wrap-Up with Lord Patten of Barnes. The 2015 UK elections happen on May 7th, but most pundits think that no single party in the country will be able to form a government alone. On the day after the elections, Lord Patten of Barnes will help us sort the...
Lord Patten of Barnes
Thursday, May 7, 2015 4:00pm
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On the day of one of the UK's most highly anticipated elections, Lord Patten of Barnes will address the state of the US-UK relationship and what this relationship means for the world. Spanning his career as a leader of the Conservative Party, the Governor of Hong Kong, and now as Chancellor of Oxford University, Lord...
Lord Patten of Barnes
Thursday, May 7, 2015 4:00pm
Event has video
Event has audio
On the day of one of the UK's most highly anticipated elections, Lord Patten of Barnes will address the state of the US-UK relationship and what this relationship means for the world. Spanning his career as a leader of the Conservative Party, the Governor of Hong Kong, and now as Chancellor of Oxford University, Lord...
Monday, March 30, 2015
12:00pm to 1:30pm
The IGS student awards luncheon ceremony will take place on Monday, March 30, noon-1:30 pm, IGS Library (109 Moses Hall). 2015 Award Recipients David M. Howard Memorial Prize in American Politics : Sean Freeder Fred J. Martin, Jr. American Political History Award : Aaron R. Hall William K. (Sandy) Muir, Jr. Leadership...

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