Educators

December 7, 2009

In this issue:

Dear Educator:


As you prepare your syllabus for the winter/spring semester, I hope you will draw upon the wealth of CFR resources available for the academic community. Our popular Academic Conference Call series, part of CFR's Academic Initiative, will resume in January 2010; the complete schedule follows below. Please note that calls this semester will alternate between Wednesdays and Thursdays in order to better accommodate the schedules of different schools.


We hope you and your students will participate. For more information on our events and resources, please email educators@cfr.org.


Best regards,


Irina A. Faskianos
Vice President, National Program & Outreach
Council on Foreign Relations

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 winter/spring 2010 schedule follows. To RSVP, please email educators@cfr.org.

JANUARY 27: INDIA-PAKISTAN RELATIONS

Wednesday, January 27, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speakers: EVAN A. FEIGENBAUM, Senior Fellow for East, Central, and South Asia, CFR; DANIEL MARKEY, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, CFR

FEBRUARY 11: CUBA ON THE WORLD STAGE

Thursday, February 11, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: JULIA E. SWEIG, Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow and Director of Latin America Studies, CFR; Author, Cuba: What Everyone Needs to Know

FEBRUARY 24: COMBATING MASS ATROCITIES

Wednesday, February 24, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: MATTHEW C. WAXMAN, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Law and Foreign Policy, CFR; Author, Intervention to Stop Genocide and Mass Atrocities

MARCH 4: BUILDING LASTING PEACE AMONG NATIONS

Thursday, March 4, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: CHARLES A. KUPCHAN, Senior Fellow for Europe Studies, CFR; Author, How Enemies Become Friends: The Sources of Stable Peace

MARCH 25: FOREIGN AFFAIRS AUTHOR

Thursday, March 25, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: To Be Determined.

APRIL 7: DETERRING A NUCLEAR IRAN

Wednesday, April 7, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speakers: JAMES M. LINDSAY, Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, CFR; RAY TAKEYH, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, CFR