Post-US Elections: A Global Perspective on US Democracy...

Livestream on Thursday, November 5, 2020 / 6:30 – 8 pm. RSVP by following this link. The link to view the live stream event will be sent via email before the event.

Join us for an online panel discussion with Jackson School faculty on what the elections mean for global engagement and what a global perspective can teach us about the elections and American democracy. This event is part of the Autumn 2020 lecture series, Global Perspectives on US Democratic Citizenship and Policy.

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP required.

Panelists include:

Daniel Bessner, Joff Hanauer Honors Professorship in Western Civilization





Angelina Godoy, Director, Center for Human Rights and Helen H. Jackson Chair in Human Rights





Leela Fernandes (Moderator), Director and Stanley D. Golub Chair, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies





Additional speakers TBD

More events in Global Perspectives on US Democratic Citizenship and Policy lecture series:

A Conversation on Global Engagement with Leela Fernandes and Akhtar Badshah

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Students and researchers are partnering across traditional boundaries to create a more equitable world. Join new Jackson School Director Leela Fernandes and Akhtar Badshah, founder and chief catalyst of Catalytic Innovators Group, as they explore the essential role of area studies and international engagement in building a brighter future for all.

The event will be held online.

The Button: The New Nuclear Arms Race and Presidential Power from Truman to Trump

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, 5 – 6:30 p.m.

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense William J. Perry in conversation with Tom Z. Collina, the policy director at Ploughshares Fund, will discuss the terrifying history of nuclear launch authority and the new nuclear arms race that has begun, threatening us all.

Sponsored by the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and the Center for Global Studies at the University of Washington.