Sunday, May 14, 2017

Monday in Washington, May 15, 2017

FRAGILE STATES INDEX LAUNCH EVENT 2017. 5/15, 2:00-4:00pm. Sponsor: The Fund for Peace. United Nations Foundation. Speaker: J.J. Messner, Executive Director, The Fund for Peace.

IS THE AGE OF WESTERN ECONOMIC DYNAMISM OVER? 5/15, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Speakers: Tyler Cowen, Holbert L. Harris Chair, Economics, George Mason University, Chairman and General Director, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; Fredrik Erixon, Director, European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE); James Pethokoukis, Columnist and Blogger, AEI; Stan Veuger, Resident Scholar, AEI; Björn Weigel, Member, Board of the European Centre for International Political Economy.

FUTURE OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMY AFTER THE FRENCH ELECTION. 5/15, 10:30am-1:30pm. Sponsor: Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE), Speakers: Olivier Blanchard, C. Fred Bergsten Senior Fellow, PIIE; Jérémie Cohen-Setton, research fellow, PIIE; Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Senior Fellow, PIIE; Adam S. Posen, President; Nicolas Véron, Visiting Fellow, PIIE; Jeromin Zettelmeyer, Senior Fellow, PIIE. Contact: . Webcast.

HEARTS, MINDS, VOICE: U.S. COLD WAR DIPLOMACY AND THE FORMATION OF THE THIRD WORD. 5/15, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speaker: Jason Parker, Associate Professor, History, Texas A&M University will discuss his new book Hearts, Minds, Voices: U.S. Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World (OUP, 2016) and of his next project, a comparative study of postwar federations in the Third World.

AMBASSADOR SERIES: PAKISTAN HIS EXCELLENCY AMBASSADOR AIZAZ AHMAD CHAUDHRY. 5/15, 6:00-8:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: World Affairs Council. Speaker: The Ambassador.

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