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September 7, 2012

Education
Policy Initiative Spotlight: How to Work Your Way Through College

Before the Class of 2012 stepped off the dais and shed their caps and gowns, their prospects for a seamless transition into the American workforce looked poor. According to the Economic Policy Instit…

University students take their seats for a diploma ceremony (Brian Synder/Reuters).

April 11, 2018

Middle East and North Africa
Historical Perspectives on the Middle East

For this event, the panel discusses the past, present, and future of the Middle East. 

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February 7, 2018

Economics
Behavioral Economics in the Age of Big Data

The Robert B. Menschel Economics Symposium generates critical thinking about the consequences of herd mentality behavior in global economics. 

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Excerpt: South Korea at the Crossroads

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September 4, 2014

China
The East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM)

The Muslim separatist group, based in the Xinjiang province in northwest China, presents a heightening security challenge for Beijing.

Protesters hold an East Turkestan flag during a demonstration in Berlin to protest against deadly riots in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang, July 10, 2009.

May 24, 2017

Religion
China's Great Awakening

Elizabeth C. Economy, Ian Johnson, and Fenggang Yang discuss the current political climate in China, and the rise and role of religion in the country.

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December 7, 2016

Global
Securing Peace by Addressing Conflict-related Sexual Violence

This session examines the devastating use of sexual violence against civilians by armed factions and extremist groups.

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May 27, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of May 27, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Theresa Lou, Gabriella Meltzer, Pei-Yu Wei, and James West look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Obama offers subtle criticisms in Vietnam. Much of the coverag…

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June 9, 2016

Arctic
A Discussion on National Security Risks in the Changing Arctic

Experts discuss challenges for U.S. national security in the Arctic region.

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