Events Calendar

Spring 2019



Topic / Title

    Wednesday,   January 16 John Reitz, Edward Carmody Professor of Law; Director of Graduate Programs and Visiting Scholars, University of Iowa “The Chinese Model of Democracy is a Major Competitor of Liberal Democracy”
Wednesday, January 23 Dimy Doresca, Director, Institute for International Business, University of Iowa Tippie College of Business “Trade and Small Businesses in Africa”
Wednesday, January 30 Blake Rupe, Sustainable Water Development Program Coordinator, IIHR Hydroscience and Engineering, UI College of Engineering “Plastics in the Oceans”
Thursday, February 7 Jonathan Carlson, Professor of Law & International Studies; Victor & Carol Alvarez Fellow in Law, University of Iowa “The Undermining of International Environmental Agreements”
Thursday, February 14 T. Bram Elias &, Stella Elias, Professors, University of Iowa College of Law

“Updates for Immigration Issues”

Wednesday, February 20 Keith Sahm, Program Director, Co-Founder, Force Blue, Cayman Islands

“Saving the World’s Coral Reefs”

February 26, 27,




Thursday, March 7 Danielle Lussier, Associate Professor, Chair, Dept. of Russian, Central & East Europe Studies, Grinnell College “Russia’s Elite and Foreign Policy”
March 12, 13, 14 TBA TBA
Thursday, March 28 Edith Parker, Dean, University of Iowa College of Public Health TBA
Wednesday April 3 Dan Caplan, DDS, PhD, Dep’t Head, UI Preventive and Community Dentistry; Kayla Erps & Monika Bhuma, UI Dental Students “University of Iowa Dental Students’ Experiences with the International Observership Program in India”
Wednesday, April 10 Christopher Buresh, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACEP; Director, UIHC Emergency Medicine; Director, International Emergency Medicine Fellowship “Update for Current Conditions in Haiti”
April 16, 17, 18 TBA


April 23, 24, 25 TBA


April 30/May 1, 2 TBA TBA
May 7, 8, 9 TBA