Past Events Archives


One Day University: America 2019: Where are We Now? (And Where are We Going?)

Saturday, June 8, 2019
William Burke-White, Richard Perry Professor and Inaugural Director, Perry World House, University of Pennsylvania
Wendy Schiller, Chair of the Political Science Department, Brown University
Jeremi Suri, Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs, University of Texas at Austin

Georgia’s Success Story: A Land of Opportunity Where East Meets West

Friday, June 14, 2019
His Excellency Mamuka Bakhtadze, Prime Minister, Georgia

Moscow Rules & the Master of Disguise

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Jonna Mendez, Former Chief of Disguise, CIA
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U.S. Policy in the Middle East

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Paul Salem, President, Middle East Institute

Brexit and the Future of British Politics

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Madsen Pirie, President, Adam Smith Institute
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Salam Documentary Screening

Saturday, May 18, 2019
DFW South Asian Film Festival

Global Tipping Points: Press & Diplomacy in Afghanistan

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Katherine Brown, CEO, Global Ties U.S.

Global Security: Reinvented

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Farah Pandith, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Press Pass: All Access to the White House Press Corp

Friday, May 3, 2019
Nancy Benac, White House News Editor, Associated Press
Major Garrett, Chief Washington Correspondent, CBS News

April 2019

Council Conversations: Trade Policy 101

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Matthew Rooney, Managing Director, Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative
Robert D. Manogue, Director of the Office of Bilateral Trade Affairs, U.S. Department of State

The Second Mountain

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
David Brooks, Best-Selling Author & Op-ed Columnist, The New York Times

Leadership, the Art of Getting Things Done

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Allan Stam, Dean, Professor of Public Policy and Politics, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, University of Virginia
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Withdrawal: What Is Our Word Worth?

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Jeremi Suri, Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership, Global Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
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American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Douglas Brinkley, Professor of History, Rice University, CNN Presidential Historian, and a Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair and Audubo
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March 2019

2019 International Educator of the Year Luncheon

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Love your Enemies: Civility in Uncivil Times
Arthur Brooks, President, American Enterprise Institute
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First: Sandra Day O’Connor

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Evan Thomas, Journalist, Historian, and Author

Donald Trump: The Interrupter

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Corey R. Lewandowski, CEO, Lewandowski Strategic Advisors, LLC
David N. Bossie, President, Citizens United

Leading Through Change

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Brent Gleeson, Navy Seal Combat Veteran
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Beirut Rules: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief and Hezbollah's War Against America

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Fred Burton, Chief Security Officer, Stratfor

February 2019

Ambassador Thomas Pickering

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Vice Chairman, Hills & Company; holds the personal rank of Career Ambassador

Impeachment: An American History

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Jon Meacham, Jeffrey Engel, Timothy Naftali, and Peter Baker

America's Abdication of Global Leadership

Tuesday, February 19, 201
Jim Lindsay, Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, Council on Foreign Relations
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2019 IPS: U. S. Relations with its Neighbors: What do They Think of Us?

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Dr. Laura Dawson, Director, Canada Institute, Wilson Center
Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan, Nonresident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution; Former Ambassador of Mexico to the U.S.
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Fascism: A Warning

Sunday, February 10, 2019
Madeleine K. Albright, 64th U.S. Secretary of State; Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group

January 2019


Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Alberto de la Peña, Partner, Co-chair - International Practice Group, Haynes and Boone, LLP
George Y. Gonzalez, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Edward M. Lebow, Counsel, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Larry B. Pascal, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP

Plagues and the Paradox of Progress: Why the World is Getting Healthier in Worrisome Ways

Friday, January 25, 2019
Thomas J. Bollyky, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics, and Development and Director of the Global Health Program, Council on Foreign Relations

Reflecting on Charles Krauthammer’s The Point of It All

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Daniel Krauthammer

2019 IPS: Iran & the Gulf: Is There an Achievable Balance?

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Allen Keiswetter, Scholar, Middle East Institute

The Monk of Mokha

Friday, January 11, 2019
Dave Eggers, bestselling author
Mokhtar Alkanshali, Founder & CEO, Port of Mokha

Putin & Russia: America’s Most Dangerous Threat Today

Thursday, January 10, 2019
The Inaugural Mel Kusin National Security Lecture
Ambassador Michael McFaul, Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Towards an Enduring Peace: American-Style Higher Education in Iraq

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Dr. Bruce Ferguson, President, American University of Iraq, Sulaimani
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CC Dinner with James Lindsay

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, Council on Foreign Relations

Reflecting on Charles Krauthammer’s The Point of It All

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Daniel Krauthammer

Global Forum: AMLO’s First 100 Days

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
The Honorable Antonio Garza

A Global Forum Member Tour of the Berthe Morisot Woman Impressionist Exhibit

Monday, March 25, 2019

The Lessons of Tragedy: Statecraft and World Order

Monday, February 25, 2019
Dr. Charlie Edel, National Security Correspondent, The New York Times

Walking with Destiny

Monday, February 18, 2019
Andrew Roberts, author and historian

Reflecting on Charles Krauthammer’s The Point of It All

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Daniel Krauthammer

Protecting the Top: Lessons from a Life in Diplomatic Security

Friday, February 15, 2019Steven Antoine, Director, Global Assets Protection, Yum! Brands

Chinese New Year Social

Thursday, January 31, 2018


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