Fall 2018 CFR Academic Conference Call

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)


Reuben E. Brigety II, dean of George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs and adjunct senior fellow for African peace and security issues at CFR, will discuss Africa’s new strategic partnerships and implications for U.S. approaches toward African countries.

Please call Ameerah Siddiqi at (212) 434 - 9678, and you will be sent the toll-free dial-in number and password in advance.  

Background Materials:

1) Reuben E. Brigety II, “A Post-American Africa: The U.S. Is Falling Behind,” ForeignAffairs.com, August 28, 2018.

2) Michelle D. Gavin, “Peace and Security in Africa: A Shared Transatlantic Goal,” Strength Through Peace, Blog, Council on Foreign Relations, August 8, 2018.

3) Landry Signé, “How Africa Is Bucking the Isolationist Trend: The Continent Is Promoting Free Trade and Free Movement,” ForeignAffairs.com, May 23, 2018.

4) Reuben E. Brigety II, “U.S. Interests in Africa,” Statement Before House Foreign Affairs Committee, May 18, 2017.

5) Africa in Transition, Blog, Council on Foreign Relations.

View the schedule of upcoming Academic Conference Calls.

To listen to previous Academic Conference Calls, find the audio and transcript of the discussions at CFR.org/conference-call-series/academic-conference-calls.

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Council on Foreign Relations, NY: Foreign Affairs Live and Graduate School Fair

Date:  Thursday, September 13, 2018

Time:  5:15 PM - 9:00 PM

Location:  58 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10065


Which World Are We Living In?


Tribal?  Amy Chua, Yale Law School

Liberal?  Daniel Deudney, Johns Hopkins University

Tech?  Kevin Drum, Mother Jones


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The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA),
and Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)
offer you a special invitation to pilot their FREE

Public and International Service Advisor Network Training

Thursday, July 19, 2018

11:30 am - 3:30 pm

1615 L Street, NW, Washington DC

The new Public and International Service Advisor Network will bring together undergraduate advisors across the US to advance understanding of the professions of international affairs, public policy, and public administration on their campuses.

Participants will explore

  • Career options in international affairs, public policy, and public administration 
  • The differences and similarities in professional degrees
  • Ways students can pay for graduate school and salary expectations afterwards

The Network will provide on-going support for and recognition of advisors as they help students consider careers in public and international service.

Please register by July 12.

A transportation stipend may be provided.

For more information, contact APSIA Executive Director Carmen Mezzera at                       (202) 559-5831 x1000 or apsia@apsia.org.

Humbolt Foundation: Fellowship

The application for the 2018 Humbolt Foundation Fellowship will open on March 15, 2018, and you can register to receive updates about the upcoming deadlines. Find out more about the requirements and benefits of the

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is searching for the leaders of tomorrow – from Brazil, China, India, Russia, and the USA. The German Chancellor Fellowship offers you an opportunity to take the next career step in Germany – irrespective of your field of work. In order to apply, develop your own project idea and find the host of your choice to mentor you. Once your host has confirmed, you can apply for a fellowship. The fellowship benefits include a monthly stipend, individual mentorship, travel expenses, and an extensive study tour with multiple site visits. 

Learn more here!