Events

Event
Audiences
Narconomics: The Business of Cartels

Tom Wainwright, Author and Britain Editor, The Economist


Public
Doomed to Succeed? The US-Israel Relationship

Dennis Ross, Counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy


Public
Syria and the Global Refugee Crisis

Lina Sergie Attar, Co-founder and CEO, Karam Foundation; Cameron Hudson, Director, Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; Gregory Maniatis, Senior European Policy Fellow, Migration Policy Institute; Adviser to Peter Sutherland, UN Special Representative for Migration; ​Robert Pape, Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago


Public
David Ignatius on Syria's Lessons

David Ignatius, Journalist, Novelist, and Associate Editor and Columnist, the Washington Post


Public
Envoy: From Afghanistan to America, and Back

The Honorable Zalmay Khalilzad, Former US Ambassador to Iraq, Afghanistan, and the United Nations; President, Gryphon Partners. In conversation with Cécile Shea.


Public
The Iran Deal: A Reassessment

The Honorable Thomas Pickering, Vice Chairman, Hills & Company; Career Ambassador; The Honorable James F. Jeffrey, Philip Solondz Distinguished Fellow, The Washington Institute; Career Ambassador


Public
Cities Drive the World — What Drives the World's Cities?

Clive Christison, VP, Supply & Optimization for Fuels, BP North America; Sarah Herda, Artistic Director, Chicago Architecture Biennial; Director, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts; Brian Lee, Design Partner, Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill LLP; Andrés Mendoza Peña, Principal, Strategy, Marketing, and Sales Practice, A.T. Kearney, Inc. Moderated by Noah Toly.


Public
The Inclusive City

Elizabeth Dozier, Managing Director, Chicago Beyond; Former Principal, Christian Fenger High School, Chicago; Claudio Orrego, Governor, Metropolitan Region of Santiago, Chile; Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New America; ​Dorothee Stapelfeldt, Minister for Urban Development and Housing, Hamburg, Germany. Moderated by Edward Luce.


Public
Combating Violence and Building Unity

Christiane Hajj, Executive Director, Fundación Centro Histórico; Executive Director, Violence Prevention Program, Carlos Slim Foundation; Robert Muggah, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Cities; Michael A. Nutter, Distinguished Fellow, Global Cities; Abi Williams, President, The Hague Institute for Global Justice. Moderated by Edward Luce.


Public
Redesigning the Global City

Ricky Burdett, Director, LSE Cities; Peter Kudryavtsev, Founding Partner, Citymakers; LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, Executive Director, National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO); Helle Søholt, Founding Partner & CEO, Gehl Architects ApS. Moderated by Edwin Heathcote.


Public