Public Policy Events at Duke

The Soviet Decline and Great Power Politics
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 4:00 PM // 5:30 PM
Sanford 223, Rhodes Conference Room
UCLA Professor Marc Trachtenberg is the author of "The Cold War and After: History, Theory and the Logic of International Politics." He will discuss the shifting role of Russia and the former Soviet Union states in world affairs in this lecture in the Sanford Series on History and Public Policy. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy.
Contact: Pfadt, Alexandra alex.pfadt@duke.edu
The Evolving Terrorist Threat -- What Should Be Done?
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 5:00 PM // 6:30 PM
Sanford Fleishman Commons
Two leading counterterrorism experts: Fran Townsend, former chair of the Homeland Security Council for the GW Bush administration and Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, principal counterterrorism advisor to Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, will discuss the changing terrorist threats. David Schanzer, director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security, will moderate the discussion. Free and open to the public.
Contact: Pfadt, Alexandra alex.pfadt@duke.edu
Foundation Impact Research Group (FIRG)
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 4:30 PM // 6:00 PM
Sanford 223, Rhodes Conference Room
FIRG seminars explore the relationship between strategic choice-making and impact measurement in foundations and not-for-profit organizations. Please RSVP to mary.grimm@duke.edu.
Contact: Grimm, Mary mary.grimm@duke.edu
"No Illusions: The Voices of Russia's Future Leaders" Book Event
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 5:00 PM // 6:30 PM
Sanford Fleishman Commons
Ellen Mickiewicz, James R. Shepley Emeritus Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science, will read short excerpts from her new book "No Illusions: The Voices of Russia's Future Leaders." There will be an introduction by Ambassador Jack F. Matlock, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia, 1981-1983 and the USSR, 1987-1991. A reception will follow during which copies of the book will be available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public.
Contact: Lindsley, Mary mary.lindsley@duke.edu
The Foundation Impact Research Group (FIRG) - Chris Nelson, Fisher Fund
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 4:30 PM // 6:00 PM
Sanford 223, Rhodes Conference Room
FIRG seminars explore the relationship between strategic choice-making and impact measurement in foundations and not-for-profit organizations. Please RSVP to mary.grimm@duke.edu.
Contact: Grimm, Mary mary.grimm@duke.edu

Class on the Sanford Building Lawn
Class on the Sanford Building Lawn