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The School of International Service strives to provide engaging and educational events that reflect the broad interdisciplinary interests of SIS students and faculty. Guest speakers include current and former government officials, civil society leaders, environmental stewards, human rights activists, social entrepreneurs, and more.

If you would like to request a disability-related accommodation or accessibility information, please contact SIS Events by emailing sisevents@american.edu or by calling (202) 885-1747. Requests should ideally be made at least two weeks in advance.

Upcoming Events:

International Day of Peace Event
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
The Quad, American University
We invite you to join us as we celebrate the progress of the International Day of Peace Competition winners! The AU-SIS Wage Peace DC Festival will bring together AU community members with more than 300 local middle and high school students for a celebration of peace on the AU Quad.

Book Launch: "The Politics of Staying Put: Condo Conversion and Tenant Right-to-Buy in Washington, DC"
Staying Put in a Gentrifying City: The Tenants Opportunity to Purchase Act
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Abramson Family Founders Room, School of International Service
Please join our esteemed panel for a discussion on The Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA) as examined through Carolyn Gallaher's new book,"The Politics of Staying Put: Condo Conversion and Tenant Right-to-Buy in Washington, DC". 

Book Launch with Professors Simon Nicholson and Paul Wapner
Global Environmental Politics: Hope on a Warming Planet
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Abramson Family Founders Room, School of International Service
Please join Profs. Simon Nicholson and Paul Wapner along with Senator Raskin for a conversation at the interface between policy and scholarship focused on building a socially just approach to climate change. 

Model G20 Initiative Inaugural Event
Contributions and challenges of the G20. A view from the OECD.
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Atrium, School of International Service
Please join us for the kick-off event of our new Model G20 Initiative. This innovative program has been designed to bring together students across the United States and abroad to advance the understanding of the G20 and international economic cooperation by fully simulating a G20 Leaders’ Summit.


 

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Coming Soon

  1. Information Table: Prepare for the Employer Exchange on 10/6

  2. Quantitative Analysis

  3. Kwaku Nuamah Office Hours

  4. SIS GID Movie Discussion Series

  5. Quantitative Analysis

  6. Model G20 Initiative Inaugural Event

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