Anniversary celebration in Monterey draws alumni from around the world and special guests including Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation Susan Burk, former CNN White House correspondent Frank Sesno, and Assemblyman Bill Monning.
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A public reading of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes’ new play about the 1986 Reagan-Gorbachev summit that nearly ended the nuclear arms race will be held Saturday at 2:00 in the Irvine Auditorium.
Video and audio of the November 12 lecture by Professor Ed Laurance celebrating his appointment as Gordon Paul Smith Chair in International Policy Studies is now available on YouTube and iTunesU.
“Communicating Change in a Complex World” will bring leading professional communicators and media managers to the Monterey Institute on November 20 to examine the emerging role of social media and digital organizing as vehicles for change.
World Trade Organization-sponsored conference in Beijing on November 19 features talks by President Sunder Ramaswamy, Dean Yuwei Shi, and Ambassador Alan Wolff.
Dr. J.D. Yuan’s essay for Asia Times Online analyzes current political conditions and prospects for bilateral relations with Japan, South Korea and China.
UN Assistant Secretary General visits Monterey to sign new agreement aimed at expanding career and training opportunities for the Institute’s translation and interpretation students.
An embassy publication cites the Monterey Institute as a “prestigious” school offering one of a handful of master’s degree programs in translation and interpretation in the world.
The participation of former and current arms control officials of both nations adds to the realism of the simulation led by CNS Director William Potter.
Gordon Paul Smith Chair in International Policy Studies Edward J. Laurance will present “The Global Scourge Of Armed Violence: Can Anything Be Done?” on November 12 in the Irvine Auditorium.