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The Denver Council on Foreign Relations is committed to heightening public awareness and building understanding of contemporary and emerging international issues. In doing so, DCFR seeks a better informed Colorado regarding the global issues that impact us all. We do so by hosting a range of events, forums, and discussions, all open to the public and funded by our members designed to help the citizens of Colorado gain access to experts on national and international issues. Become a Member today! We look forward to seeing you at a DCFR event soon!
"Failed Global Leadership: the U.S.-China Rivalry During Covid-19"
Dr. Sam Zhao
Executive Director of the Center for China-U.S. Cooperation at University of Denver, Josef Korbel School
September 24, 2020 -- 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Dr. Suisheng (Sam) Zhao is Professor and Director of the Center for China-US Cooperation at Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver. A founding editor of the Journal of Contemporary China, he is a member of the Board of Governors of the US Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific, a member of National Committee on US-China Relations, a Research Associate at the Fairbanks Center for East Asian Research in Harvard University, and an honorary jianzhi professor at Beijing University, Renmin University, China University of International Relations, Fudan University and Shanghai Foreign Studies University. A Campbell National Fellow at Hoover Institution of Stanford University, he was Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Washington College in Maryland, Associate Professor of Government and East Asian Politics at Colby College in Maine and visiting assistant professor at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS) at University of California-San Diego.
He received his Ph.D. degree in Political Science from the University of California-San Diego, M.A. degree in Sociology from the University of Missouri and B.A. and M.A. degrees in Economics from Peking University. He is the author and editor of more than ten books [some of which can be found on the DCFR Bookshelf].
His articles have appeared in Political Science Quarterly, The Wilson Quarterly, Washington Quarterly, International Politik, The Hague Journal of Democracy, European Financial Review, The China Quarterly, World Affairs, Asian Survey, Asian Affairs, Journal of Democracy, Pacific Affairs, Communism and Post-Communism Studies, Problems of Post-Communism, and elsewhere.
Capacity is limited so please RSVP as soon as possible.
"Russia and The West: Mischief, Tension and Conflict in the 21st Century"
Chairman of the U.S. Russia Foundation & Former U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation and Belarus
October 08, 2020 -- 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
DCFR DISCUSSION: TBA
Vice President at Manchester Trade Ltd & Adjunct Professor School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University
October 20, 2020 -- 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
"U.S. & German / European Relations"
Senior Fellow in Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings Institution
November 11, 2020 -- 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
"Bosnia Wars: 25 Years Later"
Dr. Michael McNeal
Adjunct Instructor at Metro State University of Denver
December 09, 2020
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Dr. Kevin Archer
Associate Dean of Student Affairs & Director of International Programs at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies
"Critical Minerals & U.S. National Security"
Dr. Morgan Bazilian
Director of the Payne Institute and Professor of Public Policy at Colorado School of Mines
January 19, 2021 -- 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
"Rogue Diplomats: The Proud Tradition of Disobedience in American Foreign Policy"
Dr. Seth Jacobs
Professor of History at Boston College
February 03, 2021 -- 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
"Watching Climate Change from Space"
Dr. Waleed Abdalati
Director of Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at University of Colorado
February 23, 2021 -- 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
EVENT DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED
Event will be held in conjunction with the American Council on Germany
"U.S. National Security"
Dr. Lewis Griffith
Director of International Security at University of Denver, Josef Korbel School
April 14, 2021 -- 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.