Web Video Initiative

The Elliott School's Web Video Initiative capitalizes on our robust events program that brings hundreds of scholars, policymakers, diplomats, journalists, and other world leaders to the GW campus each year. Our goal is to share our extraordinary on-campus resources with the broader community to advance understanding of important international issues. To have an event recorded, please submit a request here.

The Legal Dimensions of the Arab Spring

April 17, 2012
April 17, 2012

Keynote Speaker:
M. Cherif Bassiouni, Emeritus Distinguished Research Professor of Law and President Emeritus, International Human Rights Law Institute, DePaul University

April 17, 2012

Ruti Teitel, Ernst C. Stiefel Professor of Comparative Law, New York Law School
Michael Hanna, Fellow, The Century Foundation

The Institute for Middle East Studies presents the 2012 Annual Conference: The Legal Dimensions of the Arab Spring. This interdisciplinary conference examines the importance of several key legal and constitutional issues in the dramatic events in the region over the last year.

Teaching the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

April 06, 2012
April 06, 2012

Moderator:  Chris Cahill, The George Washington University

  • Michael Rosenthal, Department of Homeland Security
  • Norman Wulf, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • Linda Gallini, Department of State

This event brings together many of the foremost scholars on the nuclear fuel cycle to discuss what policymakers, practitioners, and the public need to know. The event features a breakfast address by Assistant Secretary of Nuclear Energy Peter B. Lyons, panels on proliferation risk and fuel cycle choices and its impact on global security, a lunch address by former deputy director of the International Atomic Energy Agency,Olli Heinonen, and afternoon panels featuring Richard Garwin and Michael Rosenthal.

Douglas B. Shaw on the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit

March 20, 2012

Douglas B. Shaw, associate dean of the Elliott School, discusses the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit to be held in Seoul, South Korea on March 26-27, 2012.


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