Welcome to this week's WorldBoston Recommends email, highlighting high-quality programming for the upcoming week, special opportunities, and event recordings, whether our own, from other World Affairs Councils, or other excellent venues.
With the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict, we are highlighting events and recordings to keep you informed on the developing situation.
We hope these recommendations help you stay internationally engaged, wherever you may be.
This recent event from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace features Aaron David Miller in conversation with former Israeli Prime MinisterEhud Barak on the Israel-Hamas war, the fate of the hostages, and America's involvement with next steps.
The Council on Foreign Relations hosted a discussion with four expert speakers to cover the more recent updates regarding the Israel-Hamas conflict as of Thursday, October 12th. Watch Steven A. Cook, Michael Froman, Farah Pandith, and Ray Takeyh cover these recent events with their informed perspectives.
How are Israelis dealing with the aftermath of the unprecedented recent events? Where do things stand on the humanitarian front? Watch this recent panel discussion from the Middle East Institute in which experts debate these critical issues and more.
Israel has declared war on Hamas and called hundreds of thousands of reservists to duty. Join the American Enterprise Institute for a conversation with Danielle Pletka, Kenneth M. Pollack, andBrian Katulis on the driving forces behind the Israel-Hamas war, its current status, and where the US and Israel should go from here.
Join WorldBoston for our 14th Annual Consuls Reception, featuring keynote remarks by Gina McCarthy, former U.S. EPA Administrator and first-ever White House National Climate Advisor. This annual highlight is a festive gathering that honors the Consular Corps serving Boston and New England, and celebrates WorldBoston’s mission. Ticket purchase closes by Monday, October 16th.
Join the Northeastern UniversityCenter for Emerging Markets for a fireside chat with Raj Subramaniam, President, CEO, and Director of FedEx Corporation, as he discusses how FedEx is making global supply chains smarter for everyone.
The Journal of Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs: This quarterly journal is accepting submissions of features and essays, as well as online exclusive submissions to appear on their website on a rolling basis. Submit your piece here.
Realist Review Article Submission: This policy publication is accepting submissions from anyone interested in writing a commentary or analysis piece that expresses a perspective on policies or developments in international affairs and diplomacy. Submit your work here.
Harvard Thrēo Magazine: Submit your written work, videography, photography, or other artwork to this independent, global, and interdisciplinary online quarterly magazine by October 31 for their Winter 2024 issue. Learn more here.
Join the World Affairs Council of America this November in Washington, DC, for the 2023 National Conference: Building the World of Tomorrow. In addition to speaking programs with world-class experts, the Conference is an excellent opportunity to network with board members, executives, staff members, and members affiliated with World Affairs Councils around the country. To redeem a registration discount for WorldBoston community members, please email Natalie Mase here.
The new U.S. Department of State ExchangeAlumni website offers alumni of U.S. government exchange programs, U.S. government staff, and partner organizations exclusive opportunities network, share highlights, post job listings, promote events, and more. Before accessing the website, ExchangeAlumni must register for an account with ECA's Office of Alumni Affairs.
The John Quincy Adams Society conducts regular reading groups on international affairs, during which participants dig into the ideas and history of U.S. foreign policy. Sessions are typically offered both in-person in the DC area and virtually. The upcoming reading group will focus on How States Think: The Rationality of Foreign Policy, by John J. Mearsheimer and Sebastian Rosato, and will occur in November.
The Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security is establishing a GenZer Program (“GenZep”) to welcome young girls of color from junior high through college into WCAPS membership. GenZep will host discussions on topics of peace and security, foreign policy, mentorship, and challenges unique to this time in their lives that benefit the group.
The International Affairs Fellowship (IAF) programs enable U.S. citizens who are mid-career professionals with a demonstrated interest in foreign policy to gain experience in a new environment in the United States, Canada, Europe, India, Indonesia, or Japan, or at an international organization.Applications are open through October 31, 2023.