A listing of lectures sponsored by Fordham IPED and other interesting events around the New York metro area. A service provided by the Fordham IPED Lecture Series.
Thanks for a wonderful year: The IPED lectures digest will return in September. Have a great summer!
This summer at Fordham:

Executive Leadership Series: SharkTank
Thursday, May 26th 6:30 PM
Steelcase, 4 Columbus Circle

Join fellow young alumni and members of the President's Council for this unique mentoring event modeled after TV's Shark Tank. Young Alumni entrepreneurs will present their businesses to a panel of established alumni professionals who will offer advice, insights, and critiques, ultimately deciding who will win their buy-in. Featuring IPED alum, Andra Tomsa! Click here to learn more

Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State
Wednesday, June 1st 6PM
Fordham Law School

A discussion with Karen J. Greenberg, author of "Rogue State," on how America's War on Terror has weakened rule of law, the court system, and the constitution in the name of national security. Click here to learn more.

"What this Journey Breeds": Art Exhibit
Opening Reception: June 10th 6PM
Idiko Gallery, 113 W. 60th St.

As part of the "Challenges & Opportunities: Global Migration in the 21st Century" event series, Fordham's Institute of International Humanitarian Actions an exhibit by student artists of works that explore the complex process of seeking asylum, and the immense trauma and perseverance that it entails. The exhibit will run at the Idiko Gallery until September 20th.
Other events of interest!
Featured Event

The Needs of Refugee Women and Children
June 21st, 6PM
Carnegie Council

Lost in the rhetoric and the xenophobia that has arisen due to the ongoing refugee crisis are the stories of millions of women and children fleeing war and persecution for an uncertain future. Sarah Costa, director of the Women's Refugee Commission, will discuss strategies for improving the lives and protecting the rights of refugee and internally displaced women, children, and young people to bring about about lasting, measurable change. Click here for more.
More Upcoming Events:
The Next Pandemic, 5/25, Carnegie Council
     How can we prepare for the next global pandemic? (More)
Brazilian Democracy, 5/25, Bildner Center, CUNY
     The impeachment process and government transition in Brazil (More)
Changing the Cuban Economy, 5/31, Bildner Center, CUNY
     A one-day colloquium on Cuba's reform process (More)
Shaping Smart Cities, 5/31, New School
     Data systems and sustainable infrastructure for urban development (More)
Cyprus Today, 6/2, Foreign Policy Association
     Challenges facing the island state of Cyprus (More)
The Invention of Russia, 6/9, Carnegie Council
     A lecture on the journey from Gorbachev's freedom to Putin's war (More)
Five Easy Theses, 6/9, CUNY
     How to rein in the deficit, shore up Social Security, and more (More)
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