Class of 1996 Session Overview

“I found the Seminar XXI experience to be intellectually stimulating, thought provoking, and extremely relevant. Many of the topics discussed in 1995–1996 are America’s challenges today. Seminar XXI helps me to meet those challenges today.”
Honorable Claude M. Bolton, Jr. Assist Sec Army (AT&L)

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Program Director and Staff

Program Director: Prof. Kenneth Oye, Prof. Barry Posen, Prof. Myron Weiner
Program Coordinator: Kelly M. Greenhill
Program Assistant: Lisa A. Claussen
Research Assistants: Brian Hanson, Jim Walsh
Senior Advisors: Jake Stewart, Mitzi Wertheim

Session Date Participating Faculty
September 11, 1995 Introduction Leslie H. Gelb
September 29, 1995 Ethnic Conflict Dr. Aleksa Djilas, Dr. Paul Goble, Prof. Donald Horowitz, Prof. Kathleen Newland, Prof. Robert Price, Dr. Shashi Tharoor
November 6, 1995 North Africa, the Middle East, and Islam Prof. Lisa Anderson, Dr. Olivier Roy
December 4, 1995 Democratization Prof. Terry Karl, Prof. Alexander S. Tsipko
January 8, 1996 The Future of European Security Prof. John Mearsheimer, Prof. Andrew Moravcsik
February 2, 1996 US National Security Policy Prof. Richard K. Betts, Prof. Thomas Christensen, Dr. Shai Feldman, Dr. Andrei Kortunov, Prof. Anne-Marie Slaughter, Prof. Jack Snyder, Prof. Stephen Van Evera, Prof. Stephen Walt
March 4, 1996 Nuclear Proliferation Prof. Scott Sagan, Prof. Kenneth Waltz
April 1, 1996 Economic Growth and Productivity Prof. F. Gerald Adams, Prof. William H. Branson, James Fallows
May 3, 1996 Regional Integration Prof. Suzanne Berger, Prof. Denise Dresser, Prof. Kimberly Elliott, Dr. Harry Harding, Prof. Miles Kahler, Shenzhi Li, Prof. Robert Pastor, Amb. Koji Watanabe


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2018–2019 SESSIONS

This year's sessions begin with an introduction from Professor Thomas Christensen and move into a range of topics that include Religion, Identity Politics and Civil Wars; Iran, Turkey, and Israel; Biosecurity and Cybersecurity; National Economies in a Globalized World; and more.

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