Wed, Apr 22, 2020
Politics & Elections
When: Wed, April 22, 2020, 1:30 p.m.–2:15 p.m.
Political science fellow Mark P. Jones discussed state- and national-level electoral processes and concerns about the impact of the pandemic on the 2020 presidential race.
Wed, Mar 28, 2018
Where: James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University's Baker Institute – 6100 Main St, Houston, TX
When: Wed, March 28, 2018, 8:30 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
The Presidential Elections Program hosted its inaugural conference on the roles social media and changing demographics played in the 2016 election. The event featured expert panels and a moderated discussion with political strategists David Axelrod and Karl Rove.
Tue, Oct 18, 2016
Where: Annenberg Presidential Conference Center, 1002 George Bush Drive W., College Station, Texas
When: Tue, October 18, 2016, 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
This conference examined how a successful transfer of power from one president to the next shapes the new administration’s ability to respond to crises. It was held at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center at Texas A&M University in College Station.
Fri, Jan 11, 2013
When: Fri, January 11, 2013, 12 p.m.–2 p.m.
Sir Peter Westmacott, KCMG, LVO, is the British ambassador to the United States. Sir Peter has spent most of his career working in or on the non-Arab Middle East (Iran and Turkey), Western Europe and the Americas. He first joined …
Tue, Nov 6, 2012
When: Tue, November 6, 2012, 6 p.m.–9 p.m.
Grab your friends and root for your favorite candidate! Enjoy free food and watch election night coverage with the Baker Institute Student Forum. The viewing party will be held in Baker Hall's Doré Commons. No RSVP required.
Wed, Oct 3, 2012
Where: James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University, 6100 Main St., Houston, Texas
When: Wed, October 3, 2012, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Rice University's Hobby Center for the Study of Texas and the Baker Institute present a conference featuring the perspectives of budget professionals, the press, legislators, and education and business leaders on the 2013 Texas Legislature. Conference Agenda 9:15 am Session …
Thu, Jun 7, 2012
Where: McMurtry Auditorium, Duncan Hall
When: Thu, June 7, 2012, 4 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
His Excellency Paulo Portas was appointed minister of foreign affairs and minister of state for the Portuguese Republic in June 2011. He is also serving his sixth term as a member of the Portuguese Parliament, as well as his second …
Fri, Mar 16, 2012
When: Fri, March 16, 2012, 6 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
His Excellency Franￃﾧois Delattre was appointed ambassador of the French Republic to the United States in February 2011 following several North American postings. He previously served as ambassador to Canada (2008-2011), consul general in New York (2004-2008), and press and …
Thu, Jan 26, 2012
When: Thu, January 26, 2012, 6 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Guillaume Scheurer serves as the deputy chief of mission at the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, D.C. In addition to this role, he also leads the Political and Legal Section. Scheurer"s previous government service includes four years as deputy head …
Thu, Jan 19, 2012
When: Thu, January 19, 2012, 6 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Alex Whiting is the investigation coordinator in the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. In this position, he oversees and manages all of the OTP"s ongoing investigations. Before coming to the ICC, …