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The Future of Constitutional Government in …

October 28, 2005

Noah Feldman, professor of law at New York University Law School, presents a lecture, "The Future of …

Suicide Attacks: Martyrdom Operations in the …

October 19, 2005

David Cook is assistant professor of religious studies at Rice University specializing in Islam. He areas of …

Commission on Federal Election Reform Hearings

June 30, 2005

Former President Jimmy Carter and former Secretary of State James A. Baker III co-chaired the second hearing …

Gender & Energy for Sustainable Development: …

March 31, 2005

As part of the Gender, Development, and Energy lecture series sponsored by the Baker Institute Energy Forum, …

Globalization in Democracy

November 11, 2003

Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen addresses the relationship between globalism and democracy. He asks three questions about …

The Ideas That Conquered the World: …

January 24, 2003

Michael Mandelbaum discusses his book The Ideas That Conquered the World: Peace, Democracy, and Free Markets (Public …

Is America Still Unprepared and in …

November 6, 2002

Stephen Flynn presents the findings and recommendations of a recently published report by the Council on Foreign …

Political Islam and the Jihad Against …

October 17, 2002

Dr. Allen Matusow, Associate Director for Academic Programs at the Baker Institute, in a special briefing to …

Qatar's Role in the Oil and …

June 21, 2002

His Excellency Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah addresses Qatar's role in the gas and petroleum industry. 
Al-Attiyah serves …

Shell Distinguished Lecture Series - Peace …

May 9, 2002

King Abdullah II of Jordan addresses the Palestinian- Israeli conflict and proposes the creation of a Peace …

The Years of Lyndon Johnson: Master …

May 9, 2002

Lyndon Baines Johnson biographer, Robert Caro, chronicles LBJ's U.S. Senate years (1950-1960) in this, the third volume …

Moving Beyond the "War on Drugs"

April 10, 2002

A two-day conference at the Baker Institute for Public Policy brings together experts from multiple sides of …

Predictions of Future Climate Change

March 20, 2002

In a thought-provoking lecture, one of the foremost researchers of global climate change challenged an audience of …

Understanding Global Climate Change: Perspective from …

January 24, 2002

The results of more than 20 years of research show that many of the glaciers and ice …

The Houston Task Force on Terrorism

October 3, 2001

Presentations and a frank discussion by members of the Rice faculty on the situation that exists between …