Monday, April 24, 2017 - 9:06am
April 12, 2017 | The Lancet
Writing in The Lancet, one of the oldest and best known medical journals, Editor-in-Chief Richard Horton gives a detailed analysis of the recent Dartmouth and Dickey Center symposium on global health, held on April 12, 2017.
At an inspiringly timed conference held last week—Global Health in the Era of De-Globalisation—Dartmouth academics and alumni gathered to discuss what Ambassador Daniel Benjamin called “the great unravelling."
...Dartmouth is on the front lines of what might turn out to be one of the greatest acts of civil protest... Read more.
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 10:33am
April 17, 2017
Join a week-long game jam with Dartmouth's Tiltfactor Lab. Never made a game before? Tiltfactor can help. They will provide participants with the tools and resources mneeded. Don't have friends to form a team? They'll have people at Tiltfactor who can be your friends! W
When and where will Tilfactor be jamming? Kickoff April 18th @5pm at the Tiltfactor Lab.,2nd floor BVAC. Participants disperse after the kickoff to make games. The jam won't stop until they reconvene on April 25th. Be there. Do good. Bring your A-game.
For more information: Game Jam and... Read more.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 15, 2016 | Bloomberg News
Dickey Center Director Daniel Benjamin talks to Vonnie Quinn and Shery Ahn of "Bloomberg Markets" about the terror attack in Nice, France, in which a man used a truck to kill over 80 people.
Benjamin explains his reference to the "democratization of violence" in which people can carry out attacks without complicated planning. The changing form of violence can be perpetrated by a single attacker, including what he refers to as a "stabbing intifada" in Israel and use of assault weapons in the US. "This is going to really test law enforcement and... Read more.
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 10:38am
February 18, 2016
To mark the mid-point of the Fulbright Arctic Initiative, Arctic Scholars convened in Oulu, Finland, for a week-long plenary meeting and an Arctic Symposium to share updates on their research projects, discuss research challenges, and receive input for moving forward.
Click here for a video link to the entire public program.
Fulbright Arctic Scholar Dr. Ross Virginia, Director of the Institute of Arctic Studies at the Dickey Center at Dartmouth, said, “At our inaugural meeting in Iqaluit, we came as individual scholars from the eight Arctic Council... Read more.
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 9:14pm
Watch events from the Nepal Earthquake Summit livestreamed here.
Video of Nepal Earthquake Summit: TOWN HALL
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 2:19pm
October 5, 2015
The Honorable Aharon Barak is the retired President of the Supreme Court of Israel. He has been described by Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan as "the judge or justice in my lifetime whom, I think, best represents and has best advanced the values of democracy and human rights, of the rule of law and of justice.”
Justice Barak discussed “Human Dignity: A Constitutional Value and Constitutional Right" in a lecture on September 28, 2015, hosted by the Dickey Center for International Understanding. He spoke as the Rabbi Marshall Meyer Great Issues Lecture on... Read more.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 4:39pm
On September 29th Dickey Center Director Daniel Benjamin provided testimony to the U.S. House of Representative's Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade. The topic of the hearing was: "U.S. Counterterrorism Efforts in Syria: A Winning Strategy?" In testimony he submitted, Benjamin wrote:
In Syria today, there is no shortage of reasons to be dispirited. But I am persuaded that what we require above all is strategic patience and perseverance. We learned all too painfully in Iraq the costs of haste. I strongly believe that we have the time and tools to reduce the... Read more.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 9:03am
Daniel Benjamin, Director of the Dickey Center, answered questions from CNN and PBS this month about the expansion of ISIS.
Prior to the July 4th holiday, Benjamin was asked by the PBS Newshour about the threat in the US from ISIS. He confirmed there had been an alert to authorities to be vigilant, but they "have no credible intelligence on plotting by ISIS in particular in the US." But there is a greater concern because of the "lone wolf" attacks that have occurred, he said.
When asked by CNN about the degree to which the Islamic State is transforming itself into a credible... Read more.
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 11:44am
February 6, 2015 Dartmouth Now
Two Montgomery Fellows—a diplomat and a scientist—will be on campus this term to talk about the theme of “Climate Change and Society.” U.S. Ambassador to Sweden Mark Brzezinski ’87 will be in residence Feb. 14- 17. His public lecture, “#OurSharedArctic: U.S. Embassy Sweden and Modern Diplomacy,” is at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 16, in Filene Auditorium. His wife, the blogger Natalia Brzezinski, who writes on women’s issues, will also be on campus and is scheduled to meet with students during the residency.
Brzezinski has served as ambassador... Read more.
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 11:03am
January 26, 2015
Kerri-Ann Jones, Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environment and Scientific Affairs, spoke on January 13, 2015, about the process of negotiating international environmental and climate issues to 120 students, faculty, and community members.