Past Events Archives

May 2017

The Importance of Cultural and Religious Literacy: The Case of Islam

May 11, 2017
Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Harvard University

In-Country Business Insights: the Arabian Peninsula, Reflections from Business, Government and Legal Perspectives

May 9, 2017

The Relentless Invention of Modern India - Frisco

May 3, 2017
Adam Roberts, European Business and Finance Correspondent and former South Asia Correspondent, The Economist

Contributors' Circle Dinner: The Next Chapter in U.S.-Mexico Relations under the Trump Administration

May 2, 2017
Ambassador Antonio Garza, Counsel in the Mexico City office of White & Case LLP; Chairman, Vianovo Ventures; U.S. Ambassador to Mexico (2002-2009)

The Relentless Invention of Modern India

May 2, 2017
Adam Roberts, European Business and Finance Correspondent and former South Asia Correspondent, The Economist

Meridians YP: The Next Chapter in U.S./Mexico Relations: A Conversation with Amb. Antonio "Tony" Garza

May 2, 2017
Ambassador Antonio Garza, Counsel in the Mexico City office of White & Case LLP; Chairman, Vianovo Ventures; U.S. Ambassador to Mexico (2002-2009)

April 2017

The American Dream in the Age of Trump: 100 Days In

April 29, 2017
Cal Jillson, Professor of Political Science, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, SMU

IPS: Cuba-U.S. Relations - What Are They Now?

April 28, 2017
Carla Anne Robbins, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Global Forum: George Friedman - The Next Four Years: The Role of the US in the World

April 26, 2017
Geopolitical Forecaster; Best-selling Author

The Next Four Years: The Role of the US in the World - Frisco

April 26, 2017
George Friedman, Geopolitical Forecaster; Best-selling Author

What ISIS Really Wants

April 25, 2017
Graeme Wood, National Correspondent, The Atlantic

Global Forum: AT&T Stadium Art Tour

April 21, 2017

How the Muslim Brotherhood Won and Lost Egypt in 891 Days and the Future of Egypt Now

April 20, 2017
Eric Trager, Esther K. Wagner Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

The Home That was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria

April 18, 2017
Alia Malek, Journalist and Civil Rights Lawyer

In the White House with George H.W. Bush

April 12, 2017
Ambassador Chase Untermeyer, Chairman of the Texas Ethics Commission; U.S. Ambassador to Qatar (2004 – 2007)

Meridian: How Important People Act

April 11, 2017
Ambassador Chase Untermeyer, Chairman of the Texas Ethics Commission; U.S. Ambassador to Qatar (2004 – 2007)

Helene Cooper: A Reporter's Global View

April 10, 2017
Pentagon Correspondent of The New York Times, Pulitzer Prize-winner for Ebola Coverage, Best-selling Author

Contributors' Circle and Global Forum: His Excellency Gerónimo Gutiérrez

April 7, 2017
Ambassador of Mexico to the U.S.

IPS: Power Without Borders - What is the Influence of Non-State Actors?

April 4, 2017
Harold Trinkunas, Senior Fellow, Latin America Initiative in the Foreign Policy Program at the Brookings Institution

DIFF - Forever Pure

April 3, 2017

Western Political Constructs and Middle Eastern Realities

April 3, 2017
Dr. Roby C. Barrett Scholar, Public Policy Center, Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C.

DIFF - Forever Pure

April 2, 2017

DIFF - City of Ghosts

April 1, 2017

Technology in 2050

April 1, 2017
Daniel Franklin, Executive Editor, The Economist; Editor, The Economist’s annual publication The World In...

March 2017

DIFF - City of Ghosts

March 31, 2017

Security Challenge: Sweden, U.S. Team in Baltic Region

March 31, 2017
General Hans Ilis-Alm, Senior National Representative, US CENTCOM; Brigadier General, Swedish Armed Forces

Global Forum: German Cooking Class

March 30, 2017

The Role of U.S. Territories and Outposts - McKinney

March 28, 2017
Doug Mack, Author, Europe on Five Wrong Turns a Day; Writer, Travel + Leisure & National Geographic Traveler

The Role of U.S. Territories and Outposts - Dallas

March 28, 2017
Doug Mack, Author, Europe on Five Wrong Turns a Day; Writer, Travel + Leisure & National Geographic Traveler

Meridian and Global Forum: Meet Congressman Joaquin Castro

March 24, 2017

Meridian: Thrill in Brazil

March 16, 2017
A Brazilian Inspired Dinner Party Hosted by Joyce & Gigi's

Sandeep Das and the HUM Ensemble

March 11, 2017

The History of Allen Dulles and the German Resistance in World War II

March 9, 2017
Scott Miller, Author and Former Foreign Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal

The Journey Within

March 5, 2017
DFW South Asian Film Festival – Film and Discussion

A Billion Colour Story

March 3, 2017
DFW South Asian Film Festival – Film and Discussion

IPS: U.S. Military Sales - Are We Getting Our Money’s Worth?

March 3, 2017
Stephen Biddle, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Defense Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations

February 2017

Syria: Dark at the Crossing - Dallas

February 24, 2017
Elliot Ackerman, Author and Journalist

Syria: Dark at the Crossing - McKinney

February 24, 2017
Elliot Ackerman, Author and Journalist

Rebirth of the Shi'a-Sunni Divide

February 21, 2017
Geneive Abdo, Senior Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Atlantic Council

Japan Update Symposium

February 17, 2017
Joseph M. Young, Director for Japanese Affairs, East Asia/Pacific Affairs Bureau, U.S. Department of State and Dr. Haruo Iguchi, Professor of International Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University

A World in Disarray

February 16, 2017
Richard Haass, American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order

Learning to Lead in the New Washington and International Educator of the Year Luncheon

February 14, 2017
Robert Gates, 22nd Secretary of Defense

Global Forum: Ned Price

February 13, 2017
The Obama White House: Successes and Challenges

Meridian: Leadership Lessons

February 8, 2017
Robert S. Kaplan, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President and CEO

IPS - Charles Kupchan: President Trump & Foreign Policy

February 2, 2017
What Are The Challenges?

Investing Under Uncertainty - Frisco

February 1, 2017
Abdulaziz A. Alnaim, CFA, Managing Partner and Founder, Mayar Capital Group

January 2017

Investing Under Uncertainty

January 31, 2017
Abdulaziz A. Alnaim, CFA, Managing Partner and Founder, Mayar Capital Group

The Federal Reserve in the Trump Era: Lessons From the Life of Alan Greenspan

January 30, 2017
Sebastian Mallaby, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

Global Forum with Sebastian Mallaby

January 28, 2017

Global Forum: German Cooking Class

January 26, 2017

Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America

January 25, 2017
T.J. Stiles, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the National Book Award for Nonfiction

A Journey to the Heart of the Quran

January 23, 2017
Carla Power, Journalist, 2016 Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in General Non-Fiction

Arts & Letters Live: Levison Wood - Walking the Nile

January 22, 2017
Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society; International Fellow of the Explorers Club

Meridian: Interactive Art Tour

January 19, 2017
Clay Between Two Seas

The Great Equalizer: How Main Street Capitalism Can Create an Economy for Everyone

January 19, 2017
David Smick, Chairman & CEO, Johnson Smick International; Publisher, International Economy

The Great Equalizer: How Main Street Capitalism Can Create an Economy for Everyone - Frisco

January 18, 2017
David Smick, Chairman & CEO, Johnson Smick International; Publisher, International Economy