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Kissinger Center Research Workshop on the Tricks of the Trade in Academic Publishing

The Kissinger Center launched the inaugural session of its new Research Workshop, entitled “Tricks of the Trade: Publishing.

Book Launch: Zbigniew Brezezinski: America’s Grand Strategist

Together with the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution and the Foreign Policy Institute at SAIS, the Kissinger Center hosted a launch for Justin Vaïsse's new book Zbigniew Brzezinski: America’s Grand Strategist.

Curricula for Statecraft Conference

As part of the International Policy Scholars Consortium and Network (IPSCON), the Kissinger Center helped to organize a two-day conference on "Curricula for Statecraft"

War on the Rocks Podcast

Hal Brands, Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor and Francis J. Gavin, Giovanni Agnelli Distinguished Professor and Director, recorded a podcast on Grand Strategy from Obama to Trump for War on the Rocks.

2017 IPSCON DC Policy Workshop

The Kissinger Center hosted the third annual IPSCON Workshop in DC. The workshop brought together PhD candidates from seven consortium universities – Duke, Johns Hopkins SAIS, Syracuse, MIT, Stanford, the University of Indiana, and the University of Virginia – to explore how the latest scholarship in political science and history can help address the pressing real-world challenges faced by policymakers in Washington.

A Conversation with Dr. John Lipsky

John Lipsky, Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Scholar at the Kissinger Center, met with students to discuss his career in international finance and banking, from his early experience as an economist with the International Monetary Fund in Chile to his current role as non-executive director on the board of HSBC. This was the second in a series on careers in public service and international affairs.

A Conversation with Dr. Sarah Sewall

Sarah Sewall, Speyer Family Foundation Distinguished Scholar at the Kissinger Center, met with students to discuss her experience working at the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Defense, and on Capitol Hill. She shared her perspective on each institutions’ mission, culture, challenges, and satisfactions. The talk was the first in a series that aims to help students successfully pursue careers in public service and international affairs.

A Conversation with Dr. Odd Arne Westad

September 8, 2017 – The Kissinger Center hosted historian Odd Arne Westad, S.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations at Harvard University, to discuss his new book, The Cold War: A World History.

NSRI 2017 Conference

The Kissinger Center’s Nuclear Studies Research Initiative partnered with the Nuclear Security Working Group at George Washington University to host a conference to explore the future of nuclear strategy, security, and statecraft. The meeting sought to develop an intellectual agenda and identify key issues, areas of agreement and disagreement, and strategies for moving forward with a rigorous, policy relevant, interdisciplinary scholarly agenda.

2017 IPSCON Minnowbrook Retreat

The Kissinger Center, in partnership with Syracuse University and the University of Virginia, hosted the IPSCON Summer Workshop at the Minnowbrook retreat center in New York. The workshop brought together current PhD students and a number of senior scholar-practitioners for three days.