A New Beginning
A talk by Northwestern’s Dr. John E. Rielly, assessing Obama’s first year in foreign policy as he returns from his debut trip to Asia.
Dr. Rielly, the author of American Public Opinion and US Foreign Policy and an Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Northwestern, has served for three decades as Executive Director and President of the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations.
The Chinese Democracy Movement and Tiananmen Square
Regarded by many as the father of the Chinese democracy movement, Mr. Wei shared his thoughts on the past, present and future of democracy in China and answered questions about his experiences as an international democracy activist.
Chicago Immigration Raids In The Era Of Obama
A panel discussion and open conversation surrounding Chicago workplace raids as well as how contemporary immigration policy plays out locally, nationally, legally, and internationally. Held in conjunction with NU Model U.N.
Professor Galya Ruffer, J.D., Ph.D., Director of the International Studies Program, Northwestern University
Maria Baldini-Potermin, Attorney, M. Baldini-Potermin & Associates
Diego Bonesatti, Director of Immigrant Community Development, Melrose Park
Professor Sioban Albiol, DePaul University School of Law