May 22, 2012

Food (In)Security) – Governance and Accountability

Julie Howard (Chief Scientist, USAID Bureau for Food Security)
Emily Alpert (Senior Policy Manager, ONE)

In the final event of the Food (In)Security series, we considered issues of governance and accountability with Julie Howard and Emily Alpert.

The Food (In)Security series explores the various dimensions of food security and its effects on local and global societies.


May 15, 2012

Food, Agriculture, and Development

Catherine Bertini (Professor of Public Administration and International Relations, Syracuse University)
Christopher Delgado (Strategy and Policy Adviser for Agriculture, World Bank)

A panel of scientist and practitioners consider agriculture, rural development, and sustainability as they relate to global food security.

The Food (In)Security series explores the various dimensions of food security and its effects on local and global societies.


May 9, 2012

The Challenges of Institutionalizing Food Sovereignty

Hannah Wittman (Assistant Professor of Sociology, Simon Fraser University)
Philip McMichael Professor of Development Sociology, Cornell University)
Rachel Bezner-Kerr (Assistant Professor of Geography, University of Western Ontario)

A panel discusses gaps between the framework of food security as defined by international organizations and the more challenging grass-roots notion of food sovereignty.

The Food (In)Security series explores the various dimensions of food security and its effects on local and global societies.


April 30, 2012

Hunger and Nutrition: Addressing Food Insecurity in the United States and Protecting Programs that Protect the Hungry

Craig Gundersen (Professor of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign)
Sophie Milam (Senior Policy Counsel, Feeding America)

A panel explores problems of access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food close to home in the United States.

The Food (In)Security series explores the various dimensions of food security and its effects on local and global societies.


April 19, 2012

Iran, the West and Israel – Moving Toward a Decision

Uzi Rabi (Director, Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University)

Uzi Rabi discusses Iran's efforts toward regional hegemony and provides insight into the various scenarios the Israeli government is considering in response.

The World Beyond the Headlines lecture series is a project of the University of Chicago Center for International Studies.


April 17, 2012

Your Food, Your Water, Your Money: Why The Farm Bill Matters

Ken Cook (President and Co-Founder, Environment Working Group)

Ken Cook discusses the enormous challenges as Congress begins work to reauthorize the omnibus Farm Bill.

The Food (In)Security series explores the various dimensions of food security and its effects on local and global societies.


February 29, 2012

No One’s World: The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn

Charles Kupchan (Professor of International Affairs, Georgetown University)

Charles Kupchan argues that the world is headed for political and ideological diversity.

The World Beyond the Headlines lecture series is a project of the University of Chicago Center for International Studies.


February 9, 2012

Latin Lessons: How South America Stopped Listening to the U.S. and Started Prospering

Hal Weitzman (Chicago and Midwest Bureau Chief, Financial Times)

Hal Weitzman discusses South America's increased independence from the United States and the region's economic future.

The World Beyond the Headlines lecture series is a project of the University of Chicago Center for International Studies.


January 12, 2012

All the Missing Souls: A Personal History of the War Crimes Tribunals

David Scheffer (Director, Center for International Human Rights at Northwestern University)

David Scheffer provides an insider’s account of the international gamble to prosecute those responsible for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, and to redress some of the bloodiest human rights atrocities in our time.

The World Beyond the Headlines lecture series is a project of the University of Chicago Center for International Studies.


November 3, 2011

Pirate State: Inside Somalia’s Terrorism at Sea

Peter Eichstaedt (Journalist and Author)

Peter Eichstaedt explores the links between the pirates, global financiers, and extremists who control southern Somalia and whose influence extends well beyond the country's borders.

The World Beyond the Headlines lecture series is a project of the University of Chicago Center for International Studies.