October 23: Panel: United Nations peacekeeping. UNDay advisory 10-23-14. Speakers: Christopher O’Donnell, UN Department of Peacekeeping; Joseph Stephanides, Office of the UN Secretary General; and Mark Ungar, Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College. October 23, 6:30-8:30 Location: Long Island University, Flatbush and DeKalb Avenues
October 10: Council on Foreign Relations: On October 10, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., CFR will hold a special event at its New York headquarters for college and university professors and students teaching and studying international relations and related fields. Attendees will explore CFR’s most recent InfoGuide “The Sunni-Shia Divide,” and participate in a discussion on the Sunni-Shia sectarian rift, featuring Deborah Amos, foreign correspondent at National Public Radio, and Vali R. Nasr, dean of the Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, in conversation with CFR.org editor Robert McMahon. A networking reception where students can speak with department representatives about career and internship opportunities at CFR will follow. Please register here. You may also watch the panel discussion in real time from 1:15 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. at cfr.org/live.