• Amb. Dennis Ross: Israel at 70 - Opportunities and Challenges
  • Amb. Dennis Ross: Israel at 70 - Opportunities and Challenges
  • Monday, February 26th 12:00 -1:30 PM

    Perry World House, World Forum
    Penn Hillel and Perry World House Present:
    Ambassador Dennis Ross is counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. For more than twelve years, Ambassador Ross played a leading role in shaping U.S. involvement in the Middle East peace process and dealing directly with the parties in negotiations. Ambassador Ross was U.S. point man on the peace process in both the George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton administrations and served as special assistant to President Obama.Ross is the author of several influential books on the peace process, most recently Doomed to Succeed: The U.S.-Israel Relationship from Truman to Obama which won the 2015 National Jewish Book Award for history.
    Made possible by Ilan Heimlich Memorial Speaker and Film Series at Penn Hillel
    Co-sponsored by: ICC, International Relations Undergraduate Students Association (IRUSA), Political Science Department at Penn, The Middle East Center at Penn, Penn Students Supporting Israel, JStreet Upenn, PIPAC, Israel Learning Lab, Penn Jewish Association of MBAs, Wharton Israel Club, Grad Netowrk, Penn Law Students for Israel, IAC Philadelphia
    RSVP Required 
    Please note RSVP does not guarantee a spot, please arrive early to get your seat
    Lunch will be served

  • The World Today: Lessons from ISIL, for Jihadists and their Enemies
  • The World Today: Lessons from ISIL, for Jihadists and their Enemies

    The World Today Presents:

    Lessons from ISIL, for Jihadists and their Enemies with Visiting Fellow Graeme Wood

    Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 4:30-5:30PM

    Refreshments provided

    Register Here

    About the speaker:

    Graeme Wood is a correspondent for The Atlantic. He was the 2015-2016 Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and is a lecturer in political science at Yale University. He was formerly a contributing editor to The New Republic and books editor of Pacific Standard.

    He was a reporter at The Cambodia Daily in Phnom Penh in 1999, then lived and wrote in the Middle East from 2002 to 2006.  He has received fellowships from the Social Sciences Research Council (2002-2003), the South Asian Journalists Association (2009), the East-West Center (2009-2010), and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for the Prevention of Genocide (2013-2014).  He has appeared many times on television and radio (CNN, ABC, BBC, MSNBC, et al.), was the screenwriter of a Sundance Official Selection (2010, short film), and led a Nazi-hunting expedition to Paraguay for a History Channel special in 2009.

    Graeme attended Deep Springs College, Harvard, Indiana University, and the American University in Cairo.