Past Events

16Apr, 2020

Coronavirus Conversations: Coronavirus and the Military

April 20 2020 - 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Recent reports have highlighted the unique challenges the pandemic poses for our nation’s military. News of infections on U.S. Navy ships and of a VA Healthcare System stretched even thinner raise concern for those in service to our country. How are military leaders protecting and supporting military personnel, veterans, and their families while preserving the […]

6Apr, 2020

Learning Health Systems Based Upon Outbreak Informatics

April 15 2020 - 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

This free WebEx presentation by Dr. Eric Perakslis is hosted by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center As the COVID-19 epidemic scales exponentially across the United States, calls for expended use of telehealth, innovative technology solutions and optimization of life-saving critical care hospital beds clearly highlight unmet needs in the American healthcare system. Dr. Perakslis will […]

13Apr, 2020

What Comes Next? Modernizing the Intelligence Community for a Post-COVID World

April 15 2020 - 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Please join the Intelligence Project for a webinar with the Honorable Susan M. Gordon, Belfer Center Senior Fellow and Former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence. In this session, Ms. Gordon will discuss the future of the intelligence community, and provide insights on how the USIC must modernize to meet the threats posed by our increasingly […]

30Mar, 2020

Sue Gordon: What is Happening in the U.S. Intelligence Community? Making Sense of the Behind-the-Scenes Upheaval

April 2 2020 - 5:00 p.m - 6:15 p.m.

Professor Peter Feaver and Sue Gordon, former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, will discuss the current state of the U.S. intelligence community. This discussion will take place via Zoom and is open to the Duke community. Please enter a few minutes early so that the event can begin at 5:00 pm. Join the event […]

30Jan, 2020

Judgment Calls: A Conversation with Hon. Dikgang Moseneke

February 26 2020 - 12:30 p.m.

David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, will be joined by Hon. Dikgang Moseneke, former deputy chief justice of the South Africa Constitutional Court and 2020 Bolch Prize recipient, for a discussion of his memoir My Own Liberator. In this memoir, Justice Moseneke traces his own liberation – from imprisonment on Robben Island […]

10Feb, 2020

2020 William P. Murphy Distinguished Lecture

February 18 2020 - 4:00 p.m.

Dikgang Moseneke, the former deputy chief justice of South Africa who earned two degrees while imprisoned for protesting apartheid, will deliver the 2020 William P. Murphy Distinguished Lecture at UNC School of Law on Wed., February 18 at 4:00 p.m. Moseneke is a Rubenstein Fellow in residence at Duke University this semester, where he is co-teaching “Legal […]

22Nov, 2019

My Own Liberator: A Conversation with Dikgang Moseneke

January 21 2020 - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Faculty, staff, students and the public are invited to this event welcoming new Rubenstein Fellow, Justice Dikgang Moseneke. Moseneke will reflect on his life experiences through an oral history interview conducted by Admay and professor Karin Shapiro of Duke’s African and African American Studies Department. The discussion will be followed by a reception and book […]

30Oct, 2019

The Impact of Climate Change on Financial Stability

October 29 2019 - Tuesday, October 29 - 12:30 p.m.

Join us as Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner, Rostin Behnam, and former Deputy Treasury Secretary, Sarah Bloom Raskin, discuss the risks that climate change poses to the stability of our financial system. Since joining the CFTC, Commissioner Behnam has advocated that the CFTC utilize its authority and expertise to ensure the derivatives markets innovate […]

10Apr, 2019

Tech Ethics and Governance: 2019 Conference on the Ethics of Emerging Tech

April 18 2019 - Friday, April 19 - 12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Emerging tech–including AI, algorithmic decision making, predictive analytics, cybersurveillance, and cyberwar–is forcing a re-evaluation of the relationship between the citizen, the state, and tech corporations. The shift of power invites a robust dialogue on the ethics of the deployment of these technologies and their impact. This conference, hosted by the Kenan Institute for Ethics, will […]

6Mar, 2019

Ten Years from the Bottom

March 20 2019 - 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

March 9th, 2009, marked the bottom of the worst stock market decline the United States has seen since the Great Depression. That night the Dow closed at 6,547.05, its lowest close in 12 years. The value of all U.S. stocks had dropped from a peak of $22 trillion to $9 trillion in just 17-months, a […]