Educators

September 1, 2009

In this issue:

Dear Educator:

Welcome back from what I hope was a terrific summer. I am pleased to share with you the Fall 2009 schedule for the CFR Academic Conference Call series--one of the many interactive resources for the academic community that CFR offers throughout the year. I hope you and your students will join others across the country and participate in this popular series this fall.

For more information on CFR's Academic Initiative, please visit www.cfr.org/educators.

Best regards,

Irina A. Faskianos
Vice President, National Program & Outreach

CFR ACADEMIC CONFERENCE CALL SERIES

CFR's Academic Conference Call series feature a short presentation by a CFR fellow or Foreign Affairs author followed by a question-and-answer session for students. The complete Fall 2009 schedule follows. To RSVP, please email educators@cfr.org.

SEPTEMBER 17: U.S. POLICY TOWARD AFGHANISTAN

Thursday, September 17, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: STEPHEN BIDDLE, Senior Fellow for Defense Policy, CFR

OCTOBER 1: STRENGTHENING THE NONPROLIFERATION REGIME

Thursday, October 1, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: CHARLES D. FERGUSON, Philip D. Reed Senior Fellow for Science and Technology, CFR; Director, CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy

OCTOBER 15: THE RISE OF THE NEW MUSLIM MIDDLE CLASS

Thursday, October 15, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: VALI R. NASR, Professor of International Politics, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; Author, Forces of Fortune: The Rise of the New Muslim Middle Class and What It Will Mean for Our World

NOVEMBER 5: FOREIGN AFFAIRS AUTHOR

Thursday, November 5, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: To Be Determined

NOVEMBER 19: ENHANCING PREVENTIVE ACTION

Thursday, November 19, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: PAUL B. STARES, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, CFR

DECEMBER 3: CLIMATE CHANGE AND COPENHAGEN

Thursday, December 3, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: MICHAEL A. LEVI, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change, CFR