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April 22, 2014

Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East

Brookings Institution Fellow Shadi Hamid discusses his new book on current Middle Eastern politics

April 22, 2014

Food Patriots: Film Screening and Filmmaker Q&A

A film about people from all walks of life who are trying to change the way Americans eat and buy food.

April 25, 2014

Before the Arab Spring: Constitutionalist Reform in the Middle East

An Educator Workshop on Middle East Politics

April 29, 2014

Wind at the Margins of the State: Autonomy and Renewable Energy in Southern Mexico

Anthropologists Cymene Howe and Dominic Boyer speak on the local politics of wind farming in Mexico.

May 7, 2014

Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot - An Author Night with Masha Gessen

Author Masha Gessen discusses her acclaimed book on the Russian activist group Pussy Riot.

May 12, 2014

Towards a Theory of Energy Access

Acclaimed energy expert Daniel Kammen on technological innovations that can revolutionize sustainable energy access around the globe

May 21, 2014

Teacher Appreciation Night

An evening of fun at the Oriental Institute Museum to celebrate area teachers!

May 22, 2014

Smog, Natural Gas, Batteries: On the New Geopolitics of Energy

Journalist Steve LeVine examines the political repercussions of the emergent energy landscape