First World Diaspora Undergraduate Conference, Saturday, April 6
The theme of this year’s conference will be “Social Movements and Activism throughout Diasporas of Color.” Register here for this free conference.
Distinguished Speaker Series presents Ambassador Dennis Ross, Tuesday, April 16
Former Ambassador Dennis Ross, who is now a counselor at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, will present a talk titled, “Challenges for American Foreign Policy in the Middle East.” For more information and online registration, click here.
A Passport to the Middle East: A Career of Revolution, Upheaval and Hope, Thursday, April 18
Deborah Amos, the 2013 James H. Ottaway Sr. Professor of Journalism, will discuss experiences from her more than 20 years of reporting from the Middle East and reflect on the Arab Spring and what it means. Event begins at 7 p.m. in the Coykendall Science Building auditorium. Free and open to the public.
Radical Readiness: Preparing for Dirty Bombs, Nuclear Disaster, and Other Radiation Emergencies, Friday, April 19
Presenters at the 10th annual Institute for Disaster Mental Health conference will include representatives from New York State agencies and other experts in radiological preparedness, who will present perspectives, recommendations, and updates from their respective fields. Registration form and instructions can be found here.