Upcoming Programs

February Events

Scroll below to each program’s Eventbrite page to learn more about the speaker(s) and schedule. If you have any questions about a program or are unable to RSVP, email globalpolicyinstituteusc@gmail.com.

March 2021

March 2021
Returning Human Rights to the Center of U.S. Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
The USC Global Policy Institute is excited to welcome Bennett Freeman, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights at the U.S. Department of State. Students, faculty, and members of the community are invited to join us in conversation for “The Challenge of Returning Human Rights to the Center of U.S. Foreign Policy and Diplomacy” on Wednesday, March 3 from 2:00-3:00 P.M. PST.

At the State Department, Mr. Freeman served as U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (1999- 2001); Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs (1997-99); and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs and chief speechwriter for Secretary of State Warren Christopher (1993-97).
2:00 to 3:30RSVP HERE
Dissent in Delhi, and Beyond: A Panel Discussion in India’s Farmer ProtestsThe USC Global Policy Institute is excited to welcome three distinguished speakers for a panel on India’s mass farmer protests.

Join GPI in welcoming William Patterson University Professor Navyug Gill, Art of Citizenry Founder Manpreet Kalra and Ensaaf Co-Founder and Co-Director Sukhman Dhami in a discussion on the protests, their significance, social change in India and what comes next. Read more about our panelists below.
6:00 to 7:00 PMRSVP HERE

February 2021

Graduating with an IR Degree from USC: Recent Grad PanelJoin the USC Global Policy Institute for an exciting opportunity to network with recent Dept. of Political Science and International Relations graduates.

GPI invites students for a virtual panel on Wednesday, February 10 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. PST. The panel invites the alums to share their post-grad experiences and invites current students to ask questions during a Q&A portion at the end. This is a great way for students to network with recent graduates and to learn about career paths after receiving an international relations degree from USC.
6:00 to 7:00 PMRSVP HERE
A Conversation with Sally Roever | International Week of Social JusticeGPI cordially invites all students to join us in virtually celebrating the International Week of Social Justice with keynote speaker Sally Roever.

Sally Roever is the international coordinator for WIEGO — Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing. WIEGO is a global research, policy and advocacy network focused on empowering the working poor, especially women, who are securing their livelihoods in informal economies around the world. 
5:00 to 6:00 PMRSVP HERE
Feminism in International Relations: Peace, Action and U.S.-Iran Relations
The USC Global Policy Institute is excited to welcome Valentine M. Moghadam, professor of sociology and international affairs at Northeastern University. Professor Moghadam will be discussing feminist foreign policy approaches to the U.S.-Iranian relationship with GPI.

In addition to her academic career, Prof. Moghadam has been Coordinator of the Research Program on Women and Development at the UNU’s WIDER Institute (Helsinki, 1990-1995) and a section chief on gender equality and development, at UNESCO’s Social and Human Sciences Sector (Paris, 2004-2006).
5:00 to 6:00 PMRSVP HERE