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2/22 Alumni Panel at Northwestern University: The Value of Foreign Languages in the Working World

Voices of Experience: The Value of Foreign Languages in the Working World

An Alumni Panel Discussion

Six Northwestern alumni will speak on how their foreign languages skills and interest in other cultures influenced their undergraduate and graduate studies and professional careers.

Voices of Experience: Our Panelists

5/14 Barry Farrell Lecture at Northwestern University: Georgia On the Front Lines with Russia

Ambassadors Ian Kelly and David Bakradze discuss their diplomatic collaborations between the US and Georgia. A short commentary video on the topic from Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota will also be shown.

Ian Kelly is the Ambassador of the United States to Georgia; former spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State and Director of the Office of Russian Affairs in Washington, D.C.

David Bakradze, Ambassador of Georgia to the United States and former State Minister of Georgia for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration.

Mon, May 14, 2018

2/20 Yenikapi Byzantine Shipwrecks, Istanbul, Turkey: Excavation, Documentation, Conservation, and Reconstruction

Yenikapi Byzantine Shipwrecks, Istanbul, Turkey: Excavation, Documentation, Conservation, and Reconstruction

Dr. Ufuk Kocabaş
Istanbul University, Department of Conservation of Marine Archaeological Objects

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
4:00–6:00 PM
Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute

2/26 Institute of Politics: Inside Russia with Nick Schifrin

Mon, February 26, 2018

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM CST

Institute of Politics

5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Chicago, IL 60637

Chicago Council on Global Affairs 2018 Chicago Forum on Global Cities

Chicago Council on Global Affairs 2018 Chicago Forum on Global Cities

Solving the world's biggest challenges takes time. Start with three days in Chicago.

Registration is now open for the 2018 Chicago Forum on Global Cities. Hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Financial Times, this three-day international conference raises provocative questions about the influence of global cities and how they can solve pressing global challenges.

YOUNG MARX - Gene Siskel Film Center Live Performance

FEBRUARY 3

YOUNG MARX
2017, Nicholas Hytner, UK, 162 min.
With Rory Kinnear, Oliver Chris.
A new comedy by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman of One Man, Two Guvnors. The year is 1850, and the 32-year-old revolutionary (Kinnear) is hiding in London's Dean Street, broke, restless, and horny, his writing blocked, his marriage dying, his friend Engels (Chris) in despair at his wasted genius.

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