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The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall

SIR Professor Mary Elise Sarotte will speak about her amazing new book with Tom Brokaw, who was broadcasting live that night 25 years ago this November, when the Berlin Wall came down. This exciting event will be held at 92Y's Buttenwieser Hall on Lexington in NYC on November 11th, at 8:15pm. For tickets, click here. For more coverage, click here.

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Inaugural Lecture of J. Ann Tickner Book Prize Winner 

The School of International Relations would like to invite you to attend theinaugural lecture for the J. Ann Tickner Book Prize at 5pm on October 28th, 2015
Please RSVP to reserve your seat as soon as possible. Please feel free to forward to others, or to bring a guest. We hope to see you there.

Robinson’s application of a feminist ethics of care to human security is presented as a coherent ethical framework that speaks to the production of knowledge and policy solutions, the experiences of both men and women, and to structural sources of insecurity.  It is here that the ambitious and innovative work in Ethics of Care contributes to building practical knowledge and contributing to a more just and peaceful world.

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SIR is part of the Dana and David Dornsife College of  Letters, Arts and Sciences. Once of the most popular majors in the College, we currently serve more than 800 undergraduate majors.SIR was founded as an offshoot of the 1922 Pan-American Conference on Education that brought together chancellors and university presidents from 22 countries to discuss the importance of education and to foster international understanding.

Professor Robert English is currently the Director of the School. 


Spotlight On...Gaza
Spotlight On...Gaza
American Muslims in Public Service
Symposium: Locating Expressionism
USC Korean Film Festival
Ballet Memphis

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