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For information on a specific event, call the Events Office at 617-576-5032.

For press inquiries, call the Communications Office at 617-576-5043.

May 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016  |  Register
House of the Academy, Cambridge, MA
Friday Forum

Why are Americans so Angry? The Politics of Economic Stagnation

Benjamin Friedman (Harvard University)
Tuesday, May 10, 2016  |  Register
The Quandrangle Club, Chicago, IL
Morton L. Mandel Public Lecture

Managing the Benefits and Risks of Nuclear, Biological, and Information Technologies

James M. Acton (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)
Elisa D. Harris (Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland)
Herbert Lin (Center for International Security and Cooperation, Hoover Institution, Stanford University)
Robert Rosner (University of Chicago)
Thursday, May 12, 2016
University of California, San Diego
Meeting organized by the San Diego Program Committee

At-Risk Global Heritage

Thomas Levy (University of California, San Diego)
Larry Smarr (University of California, San Diego)
Willeke Wendrich (University of California, Los Angeles)
Monday, May 16, 2016  |  Register
Century Association, New York, NY

Reception for New York Area Fellows and Guests

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Register for Daytime Program  |  Register for Evening Program
House of the Academy, Cambridge, MA

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at 20:
Prospects for Ratification and the Enduring Risks of Nuclear Testing

Daytime Program

Roundtable discussions
What Is Lost By Not Ratifying the CTBT? Can the CTBT Help in Preventing a Resurgent Arms Race?
Daryl Kimball (Arms Control Association)
Lessons Learned from the CTBT Verification System: How Multilateral Transparency and Cooperative Verification Can be Applied and Reproduced in Other Areas
R. Scott Kemp (MIT)
Lunch and Keynote Address
Nuclear Testing and Moratorium: What Role Will the CTBT Play in the Global Nuclear Order of the 21st Century?
Gary Samore (Harvard Kennedy School)
Youth Forum, facilitated by Rhode Island School of Design and N Square
Alexandra Bell (U.S. State Department)
Thomas Weis (Rhode Island School of Design)
Lassina Zerbo (Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization)

Evening Program
2016 Distinguished Morton L. Mandel Annual Public Lecture
The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at 20

Rose Gottemoeller (U.S. Department of State)
Siegfried Hecker (Stanford University)
Arun Rath (WGBH; NPR)
Robert Rosner (University of Chicago)
Lassina Zerbo (Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization)

June 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016  |  Register
House of the Academy, Cambridge, MA
Friday Forum
Anne Poulet (The Frick Collection)

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