Post Tagged with: "Madeleine Albright"

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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright signed copies of her new book, "Fascism: A Warning," at an event Wednesday.

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Warns of Rising ‘Fascism’ in New Book

Fascism is on the rise in the United States and could dismantle the nation’s democratic norms, former Secretary of State and Mortara Distinguished Professor of Diplomacy Madeleine Albright said at an event to discuss her new book, “Fascism: A Warning,” on Monday afternoon. Albright said the books intends to warn[Read More…]

by April 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright received an award for excellence in diplomacy in Gaston Hall on Monday afternoon.

Madeleine Albright, Former Secretary of State, Receives Georgetown Diplomacy Award

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, a distinguished professor of diplomacy at Georgetown University, received the 2018 Raymond “Jit” Trainor Award for Excellence in the Conduct of Diplomacy at a Gaston Hall ceremony Monday afternoon. The Jit Trainor Award, named after former registrar of the School of Foreign Service Raymond[Read More…]

by February 14, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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School of Foreign Service Dean Joel Hellman, left, moderated a panel comprising former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former president of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo and former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott.

Clinton Foreign Policy Partners Revisit the ‘Indispensable Nation’

“Hard-headedness and empathy” — this seemingly paradoxical combination of qualities informed the foreign policy of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) at a time when the United States was surging as a unilateral world power, argued foreign policy experts Monday in Copley Formal Lounge. The 1991 collapse of the Soviet[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Secretary of Staye Madeleine Albrights gave the keynote address at the 10th anniversary celebration for the Berkley Center.

Albright Talks Intersection of Religion, International Affairs

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright explored the integral role of religion in foreign affairs — both as a positive force for peace and as a contributor to violence around the world — in her keynote address at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Secretary of State and Georgetown professor Madeleine Albright participated in a discussion on the role of women in peacekeeping efforts.

Albright, Jahjaga Discuss Women’s Role in Peacekeeping

Former Secretary of State and Georgetown professor Madeleine Albright and President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga discussed the importance of women’s political participation in peacekeeping in Gaston Hall on Wednesday. The event, titled “Women Leading Peace,” was held by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Securities and coincides with the[Read More…]

by October 4, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Madeline Albright, fourth from right, was among among the dignitaries at the Václav Havel Place memorial dedication Wednesday.

Havel Memorial Dedicated

Dignitaries, faculty and students gathered in Gaston Hall and Alumni Square courtyard Wednesday to dedicate a memorial to former Czech President Václav Havel. Georgetown established the Václav Havel’s Place memorial in Alumni Square in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, the Václav Havel Library in Prague and the[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Albright’s “Prague Spring” a Memoir of Fate, Morality

Madeleine Albright, former secretary of state and Mortara distinguished professor in the study of diplomacy discussed the tumult of discovering her unknown heritage, as discussed in her memoir “Prague Winter,” to a sold-out crowd Feb. 25. Albright began by describing her upbringing in Belgrade, London, Prague and Colorado. “My mother[Read More…]

by March 19, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Political Professors Drawn to Hilltop

Political Professors Drawn to Hilltop

Georgetown’s faculty is replete with reputable figures across many fields, but the behind-the-scenes process of acquiring these high-profile professors could constitute a course in its own right. Many who come have experience with public policy, whether in government or the media. Edward Montgomery, dean of the Georgetown Public Policy Institute,[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments News

Funding Cuts Slash GU Language Programs in Half

The recent $50 million reduction in the funding for International Education and Foreign Language Studies  has almost halved funding for some Georgetown language programs, forcing several heavy hitters on the Hilltop to speak out against the cuts. For Georgetown’s National Resource Centers ─  the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, the[Read More…]

by July 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News