The Dickey Center and the Dartmouth Political Union (DPU) student group hosted Iranian-American journalist and activist Masih Alinejad on February 8. She was the second speaker in our Dissent & Democracy series spotlighting international dissidents and the first guest of the DPUs Democracy Summit initiative. Arguing against Gender Apartheid in Iran, she made the case for an end to the oppression of women, and urged students to speak up for human rights. Learn more about her visit here.
Crisis Averted: Outbreak 2040
Our War & Peace Fellows, Great Issues Scholars, and Global Health Fellows joined forces for a full day resolving the “2040 Outbreak” in a pandemic simulation run by game designers from the Naval War College.
Postdoc Alumni Conference
Dickey postdoc alums (Alexandra Chinchilla, Megan Stewart, Jen Spindel, Mike Poznansky, Stephanie Freeman, Joshua Shifrinson, and Jennifer Erickson) to join current fellows (Polina Beliakova, Connor Mills, Erik Lin-Greenberg, A.J. Murphy, Caleb Pomeroy, and Abigail Post), and visiting scholars (Kai Kenkel and Stefano Recchia) joined faculty (William Wohlforth, Jennifer Miller, Jay Lyall, Jennifer Lind, Ben Valentino, Katy Powers, Nick Miller, Ed Miller, Tori Holt, and Daryl Press) for a weekend of brutally honest critical feedback and friendly banter.
In front of a packed audience of Dartmouth students and faculty at the Hanover Inn, Victoria Holt moderates a debate between Garry Kasparov and Evan Mawarire about the importance of dissent in a true democracy.
The Initiative for Global Security advances Dartmouth's contributions to international security through research designed to improve policymaking, promoting direct engagement with foreign policy-makers, and inspiring students to explore careers in international affairs.