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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.

China's Resource Quest

CFR Senior Fellow Elizabeth Economy discusses how China's quest for natural resources is changing the world with professors and students, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

Speaker: Elizabeth C. Economy /

2014 Preventive Priorities

CFR Senior Fellow Paul Stares discusses preventive priorities in 2014 with professors and students, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

Speaker: Paul B. Stares /

Pandemic Preparedness

CFR Senior Fellow Laurie Garrett discusses pandemic preparedness on a global scale with professors and students, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

Speaker: Laurie Garrett /

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 /