The World Beyond the Headlines
Speakers at past World Beyond the Headlines events include former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, 2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai, journalists William Langewiesche and James Fallows, economist Jeffrey Sachs, and South African AIDS activist Zackie Achmat.
The current schedule is posted quarterly here on the CIS website. Registration is recommended to ensure seating. Questions, comments, or suggestions for future World Beyond the Headlines events can be sent to email@example.com.
October 9, 2012The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age
Martha Nussbaum, Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at The University of Chicago
May 22, 2012Food (In)Security - Governance and Accountability
Transparency and Accountability: Have the G8 achieved it?
May 15, 2012Food (In)Security - Food, Agriculture, and Development
Improving food security through empowering women and changing global food supply.
May 9, 2012Food (In)Security - Food Security and Food Sovereignty
The challenges of institutionalizing food sovereignty.
April 30, 2012Food (In)Security - Hunger and Nutrition
Addressing Food Insecurity in the United States/Protecting the Programs that Protect the Hungry
April 17, 2012 - May 22, 2012Food (In)Security: Access, Equity, Frameworks
A CIS Spring Quarter series addressing the increasingly serious problem of global food insecurity.
April 17, 2012The 2012 Farm Bill – Your Food, Your Water, Your Money: Why The Farm Bill Matters
In the first event of the Food (In)Security series, Ken Cook discusses the enormous challenges as Congress begins work to reauthorize the omnibus Farm Bill.
April 9, 2012Iran, the West and Israel - Moving Toward a Decision
Tel Aviv University Professor Uzi Rabi discussed Iran's efforts toward regional hegemony and provided insight into the various scenarios the Israeli government is considering in response.
February 29, 2012No One’s World: The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn
Charles Kupchan predicts the twenty-first century will not belong to America, China, Asia, or anyone else...
February 9, 2012Latin Lessons: How South America Stopped Listening to the U.S. and Started Prospering
Journalist Hal Weitzman will discuss South America's increased independence from the United States & the region's economic future.