The NYU Center for Global Affairs at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies announces its April/May 2007 schedule of events and lectures, which includes Conversations with Clyde Haberman, NYC columnist for The New York Times; as well as the “Thursday Brown-bag Series,” Conflict, Security, and Development: Issues, Actors, and Approaches, which examines new research, creative policy approaches, and recent analytical and practical innovations in responding to challenges of security and development in conflict and post-conflict contexts.
All events are free and open to the public, and unless otherwise noted, take place at the Center’s location at the Woolworth Building, 4th Floor, 15 Barclay Street [between Broadway and Church Street]. By subway, take the R or W to City Hall; the 4, 5 or 6 to City Hall/Brooklyn Bridge; the 2 or 3 to Park Place; or the A or C to Chambers Street. Reservations are required. For more information, the public may call the Center at 212.992.8380 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
** “Thursday Brown-bag Series” Events: A Collaboration with the Office for International Programs at NYU Wagner (www.nyu.edu/wagner/international/). Note location: NYU Wagner at the Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street, Second Floor Conference Room (southeast corner of Lafayette and Houston). RSVP by visiting www.wagner.nyu.edu/events/conflictseries.php or by calling 212.992.8380.
Thursday, April 5, 12:30 p.m. Peace vs. Justice: Ending Conflicts at the Price of Impunity* Part of the Thursday brown bag series, Larry Johnson, assistant secretary-general for legal affairs, United Nations Office of the Legal Counsel; formerly chef de cabinet, Office of the President, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. Larry Johnson discusses the tension between peace and justice in post-conflict contexts. In the quest to end conflicts, can the international community achieve peace and justice without succumbing to impunity for war criminals? In Uganda, for example, should the International Criminal Court withdraw indictments against alleged war criminals in exchange for the surrender of weapons?
Wednesday, April 11 at 6.15 p.m. Worldly Conversations with Clyde Haberman, New York Times In this popular and candid series, Clyde Haberman, NYC columnist for the New York Times and veteran foreign correspondent, talks with renowned journalists. Avoiding sound-bites and the clichés of studio-bound pundits, this more leisurely approach consistently yields thoughtful conversation and insightful observations from many corners of the world. Haberman is joined by WARREN M. HOGE, United Nations Bureau Chief, The New York Times. Prior to his appointment as the Times’ UN bureau chief, Warren Hoge served as the Times’ London bureau chief beginning in 1996. He covered South and Central America as the paper’s Rio de Janeiro bureau chief from 1978 until 1983 when he returned to New York as the foreign editor. In 1987, he became the assistant managing editor for administration and personnel and in 1991 the editor of the New York Times Magazine.
Tuesday, April 17, 6-8 p.m. Graduate Information Session: M.S. in Global Affairs The Master of Science in Global Affairs provides an indispensable context for understanding critical issues in international politics, economics, dispute settlement, law, human rights, energy, environment, and related areas. Discover how the M.S. in Global Affairs can transform your future at this information session. Note location: Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, 4th floor.
Tuesday, May 22 at 6-8 p.m. Graduate Information Session: M.S. in Global Affairs The Master of Science in Global Affairs provides an indispensable context for understanding critical issues in international politics, economics, dispute settlement, law, human rights, energy, environment, and related areas. Discover how the M.S. in Global Affairs can transform your future at this information session. Note location: Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, 4th floor.
The new NYU Center for Global Affairs, within the University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies [www.scps.nyu.edu], is located in the School’s state-of-the-art facility in the Woolworth Building - one of downtown New York’s architectural treasures. The Center presents provocative and timely public events regarding the latest topics in world affairs (formerly held at the NYU Vernon Center for International Affairs), and houses a new graduate program in global studies and myriad non-degree courses in international affairs.