Nirupama Rao lectured on “How Far Have We Come, What Lies Ahead?” in the Dolezal Auditorium of Curtiss Hall on October 8, 2013. Meera and Vikram Grandhi Fellow in Residence at Brown University Former Ambassador of India to the United States Nirupama Rao served as a strong connecting link between India and the United States … Continue reading How Far Have We Come, What Lies Ahead?
François M. Delattre, ambassador of France to the U.S., and Peter Ammon, ambassador of Germany to the U.S., discussed the European crisis and how the two countries work on such issues during the Manatt-Phelps Lecture on Feb. 7, 2013 in their lecture “50 Years of French-German Friendship.” François M. Delattre Ambassador of France to the … Continue reading 50 Years of French-German Friendship
Lee H. Hamilton, the vice chairman of the nation’s 9/11 Commission and co-chair of the Iraq Study Group, presented his lecture, “American Foreign Policy after Iraq and Afghanistan,” on March 27, 2012, in the Memorial Union’s Great Hall. Hon. Lee H. Hamilton Director, The Center on Congress at Indiana University Member of Congress from Indiana … Continue reading American Foreign Policy after Iraq and Afghanistan
Kazuhide Ishikawa, longtime Japanese diplomat, was the featured speaker at the ninth annual Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Oct. 26, 2010. His lecture, “Whither the Global Economy?” was held in ISU’s Memorial Union Sun Room. Kazuhide Ishikawa Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan Ishikawa is Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, and Deputy Chief … Continue reading Whither the Global Economy?
Strengthening American diplomatic relations with long-time European allies was a priority of the Obama presidency. The ambassador of one of those close allies – Jorge Dezcallar, ambassador of Spain to the United States – presented the eighth annual Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Oct. 26, 2009. His lecture, “U.S.-Spanish Relations in the 21st Century,” … Continue reading U.S.-Spanish Relations in the 21st Century
The Honorable Lloyd Axworthy, former president and vice chancellor of The University of Winnipeg and former Canadian minister of foreign affairs, presented the seventh annual Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Oct. 30, 2008. Axworthy explored the United States presidential election and what it might mean to Canada in his lecture, titled “A Canadian Conversation … Continue reading A Canadian Conversation with the New U.S. President
The founder, president and CEO of the Federal Express Corp., Frederick Smith, presented the sixth annual Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Dec. 4, 2007. His lecture, “Trends and Issues in the World Marketplace,” was presented in the Sun Room, Memorial Union. Frederick W. Smith Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Corporation Frederick W. … Continue reading Trends and Issues in the World Marketplace
Joseph Biden, D-Del., presented the fifth annual Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Oct. 31, 2006.. His lecture, “Rethinking America’s Future Security,” was presented in the Sun Room of the Memorial Union. Joseph Biden 47th and current Vice President of the United States Former United States Senator (D-Delaware) Joseph “Joe” Biden Jr. is the 47th … Continue reading Rethinking America’s Future Security
U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., presented the fourth annual Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on October 30, 2005. His lecture, “A View from the Senate: Foreign Policy and Economic Issues,” was presented in the Memorial Union Sun Room. Chuck Hagel Former Secretary of Defense Former U.S. Senator (R-Nebraska) huck Hagel was the first enlisted combat … Continue reading A View from the Senate: Foreign Policy and Economic Issues
Jan Eliasson, former Swedish ambassador to the United States, presented the third Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on October 26, 2004. He spoke on the European Union and the global economy in the Sun Room, Memorial Union. Jan Eliasson Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Former Swedish ambassador to the United States Jan Eliasson is … Continue reading The European Union and the Global Economy