Dorothea Green Lecture Series: State of the World 2019

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STATE OF THE WORLD 2019
GLOBAL RELATIONS & U.S. FOREIGN POLICY

January 10, 2019 from 3:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
January 11, 2019 from 8:15 a.m. to 4:10 p.m.

FIU Graham Center Ballrooms
Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC)
11200 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199

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For a timely discussion with leading experts on some of the most pressing issues facing the globe, including threats to democracy, foreign policy in hotspots such as North Korea and Russia, immigration and U.S.-Cuba relations.

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Please note: Program subject to change

Thursday, January 10, 2019

3:30 – 4:00: Registration

4:00 – 4:15: Welcome

John F. Stack, Jr., Founding Dean, Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, FIU

4:15 – 5:15: Session I: Journalists’ Roundtable: From 2018 to 2019 - What To Look For

Moderator:

Boris Sanchez, U.S. Correspondent, CNN

Panelists:

Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent, New York Times

Susan Glasser, Washington Columnist, The New Yorker

David Ignatius, Associate Editor and Columnist, Washington Post

Edward Luce, Chief U.S. Commentator and Columnist, Financial Times

5:15 – 5:30: Pew Survey: How Americans view foreign policy and how the world views the United States

Laura Silver, Senior Researcher, Global Attitudes Research, Pew Research Center

5:30 - 6:30: Session II: FIU Cuba Poll: How Cuban Americans in Miami View U.S. Policies toward Cuba

Guillermo Grenier, Principal Investigator for Cuba Poll and Chair of the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies, FIU

Friday, January 11, 2019

8:15 – 8:30: Registration/coffee

8:30- 9:30: Session III: Hot Spots Around the Globe: Top Challenges for U.S. Foreign Policy in 2019

Moderator:

Matt Kaminski, Global Editor, Politico

Panelists:

Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Moises Naim, Distinguished Fellow, Carnegie Endowment

William Reinsch, Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Anne-Marie Slaughter, President, New America

Kurt Volker, Executive Director, McCain Institute for International Leadership, Arizona State University

9:40 – 10:40: Session IV: Immigration: Who’s In and Who’s Out?

Moderator:

Frank Mora, Director, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, FIU

Panelists:

Elisa Massimino, Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

Anne C. Richard, Centennial Fellow, Georgetown University

Peter Skerry, Professor of Political Science, Boston College and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera, Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, FIU

10:40 – 11:00: Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00: Session V: U.S. Foreign Policy After the Midterms: The View from Congress

12:15 – 12:45: Lunch

12:45 – 2:00: Session VI: The Mess in the Middle East

Moderator:

Brian Fonseca, Director, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, FIU

Panelists:

Michele Dunne, Director, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

David Ignatius, Associate Editor and Columnist, Washington Post

Stephen McInerney, Executive Director, Project on Middle East Democracy

Nancy Okail, Executive Director, The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy

2:00 – 3:00: Session VII: Threats to Democracy: Corruption, Authoritarianism, Ultra-Nationalism, Disinformation

Moderator:

Charles Davidson, Publisher, The American Interest

Panelists:

Nicole Bibbins-Sedaca, Professor in the practice of international relations, Georgetown University

Will Inboden, Executive Director, William P. Clements, Jr. Center for National Security, University of Texas-Austin

Martin Palous, Director of Vaclav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy, FIU

Daniel Twining, President, International Republican Institute

3:10 – 4:10: Session VIII: The Particular Problem of Putin’s Russia

Moderator:

Heather Conley, Senior Vice President for Europe, Eurasia and the Arctic; Director, Europe Program, Center for Strategic & International Studies

Panelists:

Nino Evgenidze, Executive Director, Economic Policy Research Center, Georgia

Daniel Fried, Distinguished Fellow, Atlantic Council

Vladimir Kara-Murza, Vice Chairman, Open Russia

Zygimantis Pavilionis, Member of Parliament, Republic of Lithuania

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