Noted political scientist and economist Dr. Francis Fukuyama will give a public lecture in the Monterey Institute’s Irvine Auditorium on Friday, April 18 to discuss “Economic Diplomacy and Global Governance in a Multi-polar World.”
Fifteen Monterey Institute students had the opportunity to experience the real-world issues, impacts and policy implications of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone during a specially designed immersive learning course that one described as “life-changing.”
April at the Monterey Institute is packed with conferences on international trade, human rights, and cyber security, lectures by world-renowned speakers, and celebrations of culture, ideas, and the environment.
Steven Pifer of the Brookings Institute, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, will give a free public lecture at the Monterey Institute of International Studies on "Russian Power Diplomacy and Eurasian Integration" as part of the Spring 2014 Monterey Institute Colloquium.
The Monterey Institute celebrated another great year in 2013, highlighted by wonderful student achievements, strong employment numbers for graduates, and visits by the UN Secretary-General and the former president of Kyrgyzstan.
“Make the most of every opportunity,” is the advice recent Monterey Institute alumna Nathalie Marin-Gest gives current students. She used her connections from a summer internship at Fair Trade USA to land a full-time position in her chosen field by the time she graduated.
“Trade and Conflict” will be the focus of the sixth annual student-organized Trade Conference at the Monterey Institute on March 2, which will open with a lively student debate, followed by discussion panels and keynote speaker Gary Horlick.
Monterey Institute alumni Garvey McIntosh (MAIPS ’03) and Kirsten Bauman (MAIPS ’99) found it especially easy to establish professional rapport when they represented NASA and the State Department in discussions to further cooperation between South Korea and the US in the field of aeronautics.