“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.
International Policy Studies
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.
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.
In an op-ed piece published in the Los Angeles Times, Professor Moyara Ruehsen of the Graduate School of International Policy and Management offers a critical analysis of the effectiveness of the NATO allies’ efforts to discourage opium production in Afghanistan.
Middlebury College Physics professor Rich Wolfson will visit Monterey for a lecture delving into the complex arguments for and against the use of nuclear power for electricity generation.
Through the International Professional Service Semester program, Toyi Sogoyou interned for six months at the UN Department of Political Affairs in New York.
James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies Director William Potter is quoted in a Bloomberg News article assessing the timing and prospects for the proposed successor agreement to the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty between the United States and Russia.
A Saturday Los Angeles Times story on the disclosure this week of a secret Iranian nuclear facility quoted "nuclear weapons expert" and Deputy Director of the Institute's James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies Leonard S. Spector.