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 Neil MacFarquhar and James Fallows, economist Jeffrey Sachs, and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 31, 2013Shale Gas: From Poland to Pennsylvania
A conversation with freelance journalist, Dimiter Kenarov
January 14, 2013Social and Biological Impacts of Rising Seas and Reduced Lake Levels
An evening at the Shedd Aquarium with some of the world's experts on the effect of changing water levels on Chicago and the globe.
December 3, 2012CANCELED - Transatlantic Relationship after the US-Presidential Election: A New Path or Business as Usual?
Harald Leibrecht - Member of German Parliament and Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation in the Federal Foreign Office
October 23, 2012The Caucasus Region at the Geopolitical and Security Crossroads
Sergey Markedonov, visiting fellow in the Center for Strategic and International Studies Russia and Eurasia Program
October 17, 2012After Mandela: The Struggle for Freedom in Post-Apartheid South Africa
Douglas Foster, Associate Professor at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism
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