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Monday, November 07, 2011
Lecture by Sisule Musungu, Access to Knowledge and the Global Intellectual Property Policy Debates
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Sisule Musungu is the president of IQ Sensato, not-for-profit research and communications organisation. They provide researchers from developing countries an international platform to inform and shape international policy-making on development-related issues. They undertake research, communicate results and stimulate debate through providing access to the work and perspectives of developing country researchers and experts in order to inform policy-making.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011
The Future of Europe
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM
Leszek Balcerowicz - Polish economist, former Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Poland, and former President of the National Bank of Poland
Leszek Balcerowicz

Leszek Balcerowicz graduated with distinction from the Foreign Trade Faculty at the Central School of Planning and Statistics in Warsaw, earned an M.B.A. at St. John's University in New York, and a Ph.D. in economics from the Warsaw School of Economics. Having served as both finance minister and deputy prime minister of Poland during key transitional years, as well as president of the Polish National Bank, he oversaw a sweeping program of economic reform as his country successfully transitioned to a market economy. In 2005, President Aleksander Kwaśniewski awarded Balcerowicz with the country's highest decoration, the Order of the White Eagle, for his contribution to Poland's economic transformation. He is currently a member of the group of trustees of the Institute of International Finance and professor of economics at the Warsaw School of Economics.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Robert B. Zoellick, President and CEO of The World Bank Group
3:00 PM -  4:30 PM
A 2011 Citigroup Foundation Lecture from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the International Policy Center
Robert B. Zoellick

About the speaker: Robert B. Zoellick became the 11th president of The World Bank Group on July 1, 2007. Prior to joining the Bank, Zoellick served as Vice Chairman, International of the Goldman Sachs Group. He served in the President's Cabinet as the 13th U.S. Trade Representative from 2001 to 2005 and as Deputy Secretary of State from 2005 to 2006. From 1985-1993, Zoellick served at the Treasury and State Departments, as well as briefly in the White House.

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Thursday, October 13, 2011
Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets: Managing and Financing Growth Strategies
5:00 PM -  6:00 PM

Emil Tedeschi is the founder and CEO of Atlantic Grupa, a Zagreb, Crotia-based company which has done the largest IPO of any private company in South East Europe. Mr. Tedeschi was named Manager of the Year by the Croatia Manager's Association and CEO of the year by the Croatian business paper Poslovni Vjesnik. He is also a member of the Parliamentary Committee overseeing Croatian negotiating processes with the EU and the Croatian Social and Economic Council.

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Thursday, October 06, 2011
Panel on the Palestinian Application for Statehood at the United Nations
7:00 PM

Professor Steven Ratner, School of Law
Professor Aaron Ahuvia, Marketing
Professor Hani Bawardi, Social Sciences and Center for Arab American Studies

This event is co-sponsored by Interfaith Council on Peace and Justice

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Managing a 21st Century Security Agenda: US Foreign Policy Beyond Iraq and Afghanistan Ambassador Christopher Hill
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

During his 33-year Foreign Service career Christopher Hill served as an ambassador to Macedonia, Poland, South Korea and, most recently, Iraq. Ambassador Hill was part of the team that negotiated the Bosnian Peace Settlement in 1995, headed the U.S. delegation to the six-party talks for resolving the 2005 North Korean nuclear crisis and delayed retirement in an effort to negotiate the formation of the Iraqi government in 2010.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Sultan Al Qassemi, scholar, columnist, and influential Twitter commentator
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM
A 2011 Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Sultan Al Qassemi

Sultan Al Qassemi is a 33-year-old scholar, columnist, and influential Twitter commentator. TIME magazine says he's 'shaping the conversation' on events unfolding in the Middle East. NPR says he 'wrote the first draft of Middle East history in short sentences tapped out on his computer and his cell phone.'

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Thursday, August 11, 2011
67th Annual Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance
All Day Event

The theme of the Congress is 'Rethinking the Role of the State: Responses to Recent Challenges.' The plenary lectures will focus on how the tools and methods of Public Economics and related disciplines can serve to understand the issues.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011
67th Annual Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance
All Day Event

The theme of the Congress is 'Rethinking the Role of the State: Responses to Recent Challenges.' The plenary lectures will focus on how the tools and methods of Public Economics and related disciplines can serve to understand the issues.

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Tuesday, August 09, 2011
67th Annual Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance
All Day Event

The theme of the Congress is 'Rethinking the Role of the State: Responses to Recent Challenges.' The plenary lectures will focus on how the tools and methods of Public Economics and related disciplines can serve to understand the issues.

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Monday, August 08, 2011
67th Annual Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance
All Day Event

The theme of the Congress is 'Rethinking the Role of the State: Responses to Recent Challenges.' The plenary lectures will focus on how the tools and methods of Public Economics and related disciplines can serve to understand the issues.

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Saturday, June 18, 2011
4th Annual Political Networks Conference and Workshops
All Day Event

The University of Michigan is proud to welcome the political networks community to Ann Arbor for the 4th Annual Political Networks Conference and Workshops. The study of political networks serves a key role in understanding governance, as politics is largely driven by relationships between actors, agencies, and institutions.

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Friday, June 17, 2011
4th Annual Political Networks Conference and Workshops
All Day Event

The University of Michigan is proud to welcome the political networks community to Ann Arbor for the 4th Annual Political Networks Conference and Workshops. The study of political networks serves a key role in understanding governance, as politics is largely driven by relationships between actors, agencies, and institutions.

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Thursday, June 16, 2011
4th Annual Political Networks Conference and Workshops
All Day Event

The University of Michigan is proud to welcome the political networks community to Ann Arbor for the 4th Annual Political Networks Conference and Workshops. The study of political networks serves a key role in understanding governance, as politics is largely driven by relationships between actors, agencies, and institutions.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011
4th Annual Political Networks Conference and Workshops
All Day Event

The University of Michigan is proud to welcome the political networks community to Ann Arbor for the 4th Annual Political Networks Conference and Workshops. The study of political networks serves a key role in understanding governance, as politics is largely driven by relationships between actors, agencies, and institutions.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011
4th Annual Political Networks Conference and Workshops
All Day Event

The University of Michigan is proud to welcome the political networks community to Ann Arbor for the 4th Annual Political Networks Conference and Workshops. The study of political networks serves a key role in understanding governance, as politics is largely driven by relationships between actors, agencies, and institutions.

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Friday, April 15, 2011
Understanding the Colors of Thai Politics Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker
12:00 PM -  1:30 PM

Thai politics has been in turmoil for five years. Politics has overflowed into the streets. Violence has increased. The army has regained a position of dominance. In this talk, Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker set these events into a context of long-run changes in Thai society.

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Friday, March 18, 2011
Economic Leadership for Sustainable Growth
5:30 PM -  7:00 PM
Roy B. Norton, Consul General of Canada in Detroit
Roy B. Norton

This event is the public keynote lecture for a student-led, invitation-only conference organized by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the University of Toronto's School of Public Policy and Governance.

The U.S.-Canada Conference 2011, 'Looking to 2020: Eroding North America's Borders,' will bring together future policy leaders from Canada and the United States to encourage open dialogue on the similarities and differences among public policy in these bordering nations. Conference attendance is limited to members of the Ford School community and application is required.

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Global Policy Perspectives Symposium The Middle East: U.S. Interests and Policies
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

This panel discussion focuses on how politics, conflict and oil affect U.S. interests and policies in the greater Middle East region. Current developments in Iraq, Iran and in the Israel-Palestinian peace process will be examined by present and former policy-level officials who have studied and dealt with these issues in both the U.S. Government and in academia.

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Thursday, January 27, 2011
Global Policy Perspectives Symposium
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM
Understanding International Terrorism: Root Causes and Policy Responses

Terrorism is an inherently social phenomenon. While it is commonly assumed that terrorists kill and die for a cause, they are motivated and strengthened by social connections. This colloquium brings together researchers in this area to discuss terrorism's root causes in the interpersonal relationships between terrorists, competition between terrorist groups within societies, and strategic alliances between organizations.

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