AFLSE DC February Events - IPE Lectures and Happy Hour

We are pleased to invite you to two exciting lectures and a happy hour.

Speaker, Parag Khanna, is Director of the Global Governance Initiative and Senior Research Fellow in the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation.

The IPE series features numerous prominent LSE alumni in the Washington, DC area.

Event Date: Wednesday, February 11th, 2009 at 6:30pm

 
Parag Khanna

 

Lecture Title: "The Second World: How Emerging Powers are Redefining Global Competition in the 21st Century"

Location: Mortara Center for International Studies located at 1248 36th Street, NW Washington, DC, the corner of 36th and N Streets. The event is being held in the conference room on the main floor (it can been seen as you enter through the main door).

The event is co-sponsored by the Mortara Center at Georgetown University.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009 at 6:30pm to last until 8:00pm

A wine and cheese reception will follow the lecture.

Cost: Free for AFLSE Members and Guests of AFLSE Members. $10 for non-members.

Please click here for online RSVP and payment.

Advance RSVP is required.

The International Policy & Economics Lecture Series (IPE) features numerous prominent LSE alumni in the Washington, DC area.

For questions, please contact: Pietro DiSciascio pietrodisc@gmail.com

 
About Parag Khanna:

Parag Khanna is Director of the Global Governance Initiative and Senior Research Fellow in the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation. He is author of The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order (Random House, 2008), which has been translated into over ten languages.

During 2007 Mr. Khanna was a senior geopolitical advisor to United States Special Operations Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. From 2002-5, he was the Global Governance Fellow at the Brookings Institution, managing the World Economic Forum's Global Governance Initiative. From 2000-2002 he worked at the Forum in Geneva, where he specialized in scenario and risk planning for Forum member companies and emerging markets. From 1999-2000, Parag was a Research Associate at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, conducting research projects on terrorism, conflict resolution in Central Asia, U.S. policy towards South Asia and defense policy. He served in the foreign policy advisory group to the Barack Obama presidential campaign. He is also on the Executive Committee of the Young Lions of New York Public Library.

Mr.
Khanna holds a Bachelor of Science in International Affairs and a minor in Philosophy from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, a Masters Degree from Georgetown's Security Studies Program, and is earning a PhD in International Relations at the London School of Economics. Having traveled in close to 100 countries, Parag is a member of the Explorers Club and a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Speaker Robert Vickers will present a lecture entitled "US Policy towards Latin America: an intelligence perspective."


Event Date: Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 at 6:30pm

  

Location: Mortara Center for International Studies located at 1248 36th Street, NW Washington, DC, the corner of 36th and N Streets. The event is being held in the conference room on the main floor (it can been seen as you enter through the main door).

The event is co-sponsored by the Mortara Center at Georgetown University.

W
ednesday, February 25th at 6:30pm to last until 8:00pm

A wine and cheese reception will follow the lecture.

Free for AFLSE Members and Guests of AFLSE Members/$10 for non-members and other guests.

Please click here for online RSVP and payment.

Advance RSVP is required.

The International Policy & Economics Lecture Series (IPE) features numerous prominent LSE alumni in the Washington, DC area.

For questions, please contact: Pietro DiSciascio pietrodisc@gmail.com



Robert D. Vickers Jr.:

Mr. Vickers joined the office of the Director of National Intelligence, Cuba Venezuela Mission Manager office as senior advisor in early 2006.


Mr. Vickers is a former member of CIA's Senior Intelligence Service who retired in early 2007. His final assignment was a two year tour as an Officer in residence at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology, where he taught courses on Intelligence and National Security. Mr. Vickers began his intelligence career in 1965 as an officer in the US Army, and his tour of duty included a year in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Joint Services Commendation Medal.

He joined the CIA in 1969 as a strategic military analyst, and subsequently served as an editor and presenter of the President's Daily Brief. In 1984, Mr. Vickers was appointed as the National Intelligence Officer for Latin America on the National Intelligence Council, and he returned to the Council in 1996 as the National Intelligence Officer for Warning. He also served as Director of the Office of Imagery Analysis at CIA and Chief of the Imagery Analysis Group at the National Photographic Interpretation Center.

Mr. Vickers holds degrees in International Relations from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and from the London School of Economics and Political Science. he also attended the Armed Forces Joint Staff College in Norfolk and the Royal College of Defense Studies in London.



AFLSE Washington, DC: Speaker Series
Wednesday, 02/11/09 at 6:30pm

Speaker, Parag Khanna, is Director of the Global Governance Initiative and Senior Research Fellow in the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation.

The IPE series features numerous prominent LSE alumni in the Washington, DC area.

[go to article]
AFLSE Washington, DC: Speaker Series - Robert D. Vickers Jr.
Wednesday, 02/25/09 at 6:30pm

The topic will be "US Policy towards Latin America: an intelligence perspective."

The IPE series features numerous prominent LSE alumni in the Washington, DC area.

[go to article]
AFLSE Washington, DC: Happy Hour
Wednesday, 02/18/09 at 6:30pm

Please join fellow LSE alumni for this year's first monthly happy hour for the DC chapter.

Friends are always welcome..

[go to article]




----------------------------------
The Alumni and Friends of The London School of Economics in The U.S. respects your privacy!
To make sure these communications are not mistakenly blocked in the future by your spam-blocker, please add 'email_watch@omnimagnet.net' and 'webmaster@aflse.org' to your approved-senders-list. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence of this kind from the Alumni and Friends of The London School of Economics in The U.S. please follow this unsubscribe link: http://www.aflse.org/unsubscribe.html?email=[email]. You will be removed from receiving any further e-mails at that point. Please allow up to 72 hours to process.