Educators

March 8, 2010

In this issue:

CFR IN THE CLASSROOM: PROFESSOR COLETTE MAZZUCELLI


Professor Colette Mazzucelli of New York University's Center for Global Affairs features CFR's Academic Conference Call series in her course syllabus for Ethnic Conflicts and Civil Wars at the Millennium. Graduate students enrolled in this innovative course analyze the influence of culture, history, identity, leadership, and nationalism on ethnic conflicts and civil wars. To supplement their learning, Professor Mazzucelli and her class participate in interactive discussions with CFR experts.


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OCEANS GOVERNANCE


Global Governance Monitor: Oceans


This latest component of CFR's interactive Global Governance Monitor examines the current architecture of oceans governance and explains how countries can institute more effective multilateral tools to govern the economic, security, and environmental aspects of one of the world’s most important resources.


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BUILDING LASTING PEACE AMONG NATIONS


How Enemies Become Friends: The Sources of Stable Peace


In his new book, CFR's Charles A. Kupchan explores how adversaries can transform enmity into amity, and exposes prevalent myths about the causes of peace, using analysis and historical examples that span the globe and range from the thirteenth century to the present.


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INDIA-PAKISTAN RELATIONS


Terrorism and Indo-Pakistani Escalation


This CFR Center for Preventive Action Contingency Planning Memorandum by CFR's Daniel Markey examines the factors that would condition India’s response to another potential terrorist attack by Pakistan-based terrorist organizations in the near future. The report analyzes the consequences of Indian military retaliation and Pakistani counterretaliation for the United States, and Washington's policy options for preventing and containing the crisis.


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Listen to CFR's Evan A. Feigenbaum and Daniel Markey discuss India-Pakistan relations with students during a recent CFR Academic Conference Call by clicking here.

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 remaining calls in the winter/spring 2010 schedule follow. To RSVP, please email educators@cfr.org.

MARCH 25: EMPTY PROMISES? HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION


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


Speaker: KENNETH ROTH, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch

Author, "Empty Promises?" Foreign Affairs, March/April 2010

APRIL 7: DETERRING A NUCLEAR IRAN


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


Speakers: JAMES M. LINDSAY, CFR senior vice president, director of studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg chair; RAY TAKEYH, CFR senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies

Coauthors, "After Iran Gets the Bomb," Foreign Affairs, March/April 2010