Topic: foreign policy

Former Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, currently serves as the president of the Asia Society Policy Institute and co-chair of the China Global Affairs Council of the World Economic Forum.

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Former Australian prime minister talks China under Xi Jinping

April 24, 2018 0 comments

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd joked about interacting with many Chinese youth who seemed to prioritize materialism over Marxist ideals — just one of many examples of China’s multidimensionality — while discussing China’s future prospects.

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon discussed his work on the Sustainable Development Goals and the formation of U.N. Women.

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Ban Ki-moon reflects on time at UN

February 26, 2018 0 comments

Ban Ki-moon greeted the audience with a humble bow as he approached the podium in Salomon Hall.

Pulizer Prize-winning journalist Alissa Rubin ‘80 discussed the importance of context and history in foreign reporting, particulary in war zones.

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Rubin ’80 discusses morality, challenges of journalism

February 14, 2018 0 comments

When Alissa Rubin ’80 left Brown with a degree in renaissance studies and a hunger to travel, she did not foresee a future in journalism.

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Former ambassador talks faulty U.S. foreign policy

February 12, 2016 0 comments

Ambassador Chas Freeman Jr., senior fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, gave a talk on U.S. foreign policy Thursday.