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Academic Conference Calls

CFR's Academic Conference Call series provides students the opportunity to interact with a CFR fellow, Foreign Affairs author, or another expert in an hour long teleconferenced discussion. Calls take place every other week during each semester and are dedicated to different topics related to international affairs and U.S. foreign policy. Background readings are distributed prior to each call, and the audio recording is posted afterward below.

American Grand Strategy

CFR President Richard N. Haass discusses American grand strategy and U.S. foreign policy with professors and students, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

Speaker: Richard N. Haass /

Nontraditional Warfare

Max Boot, CFR's Jeane J. Kirkpatrick senior fellow for national security studies, discusses the history of nontraditional warfare and implications for policymakers, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

Speaker: Max Boot /

Challenges of Global Governance

Stewart M. Patrick, CFR's senior fellow and director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program, discusses the challenges of global governance with professors and students, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

Speaker: Stewart M. Patrick /

Immigration Reform

Edward Alden, CFR's Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow, leads a conversation with professors and students on U.S. immigration reform, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

Speaker: Edward Alden /

Foreign Policy Begins at Home

CFR President Richard N. Haass leads a conversation with professors and students on the themes outlined in his new book, Foreign Policy Begins at Home, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

Speaker: Richard N. Haass /

China, Cybersecurity, and Crisis Stability

Adam Segal, CFR's Maurice R. Greenberg senior fellow for China studies, leads a conversation on U.S.-China relations through the lens of cybersecurity issues, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

Speaker: Adam Segal /

U.S.-Mexico Relations

Shannon K. O'Neil, CFR's senior fellow for Latin America studies, discusses U.S.-Mexico relations from economic, security, and political perspectives, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

Speaker: Shannon K. O'Neil /

Business and Human Rights

Mark P. Lagon, CFR's adjunct senior fellow for human rights, leads a conversation on the role of business in international relations and upholding human rights obligations, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call Series.

Speaker: Mark P. Lagon /