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Announcing an International Conference on Gender and Politics
Fellow Marwa Shalaby serves on the advisory committee for an international conference on gender and politics that will be held Oct. 24-26, 2017, in Ouarzazate, Morocco. "Women and Politics in an Age of Uncertainty: The Road to Sustainable Democracy and Democratization" is hosted and organized by the polydisciplinary faculty of Ibn Zohr University in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For registration and other information, click here.
The Baker Institute March 3, 2017
HPV Vaccination: A Public Health Opportunity
In the United States, 79 million men and women each year are infected by human papillomavirus (HPV), accounting for more than 4,000 deaths from cervical cancer. This panel discussion will bring together leaders from academia, government and the media to discuss HPV, its impact on cancer and other diseases, and opportunities and challenges associated with prevention through vaccination programs.
November 4, 2014
Public Policy Conference Draws Students from Across the Nation
Undergraduate students from across the country competed in the Baker Institute Student Forum’s second annual public policy conference Sept. 19 and 20 at Baker Hall. Twelve teams of finalists presented their policy papers on how to best address existing problems or emerging opportunities in the U.S. energy sector to a panel of industry experts, academics and Baker Institute fellows. Each team discussed their work with fellows, toured the institute, and met with representatives from government, industry and the renewables sector.
September 23, 2014
Middle East is Focus of Founding Director's Lecture
At the inaugural Founding Director’s Lecture Series presentation on Sept. 16, Baker Institute founding director Ambassador Edward P. Djerejian gave his perspective on the current regional dynamics of the Middle East, focused on the turmoil taking place along the border between Iraq and Syria — particularly in regard to the group known variously as ISIS, ISIL, or the Islamic State — and the challenge to United States policy.
Edward P. Djerejian September 17, 2014
Latin America Initiative | Event
Politics and Foreign Investment in Latin America
How can governments in Latin America attract more foreign investment, and what are the main sources of political risk for investors? This Vecinos lecture brought together experts from the private sector and academia to help interpret the role of politics in foreign investment in Argentina and Venezuela.
July 16, 2014