Events Calendar

The Dickey Center hosts guest lectures, symposia, conferences and other events throughout the year providing opportunities for students, faculty, and the larger Dartmouth community to interact with leaders in a wide range of fields focused on international affairs.

February 3, 4:00pm

A Life in the Military

041 Haldeman Center

General Carter Ham, Former Commander, United States Africa Command.

February 5, 12:30pm
February 5, 4:30pm

From the Front Line to the Home Front

Filene Auditorium, Moore Building

American Troops and the Challenge of Post-Service Reintegration. Distinguished panel discusses the physical, psychological, emotional, and practical challenges our service people.

February 6, 4:00pm
February 17, 11:30am
February 20, 4:30pm
February 25, 4:30pm

Putin's Russia

Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)

Eugene Rumer, Director and Senior Associate, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

February 27, 4:00pm

Polar Vision: Seeing Beyond the Limits

031 Haldeman Center

Richard Smith T'11 talks about how his team set a world record for the first visually impaired person to trek from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole.

February 28, 3:30pm

The following is a sampling of the events the Dickey Center has hosted.

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

The former Secretary of State spent the day meeting with faculty, students, postdoctoral fellows and other Dartmouth administrators and participated in a discussion with Dickey Center Director Daniel Benjamin before a crowd of 900 at Spaulding Auditorium.

Benjamin and Albright

Climate Change and Polar Bears

An Arctic expert talks about the challenges facing one of the world's top predators due to climate change and melting sea ice. 

polar bear

Three Mile Island 35th Anniversary Symposium: The Past, Present and Future of Nuclear Energy

In lectures and panel discussions, a range of experts remembered the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear facility while discussing the past, present and future of nuclear energy. 

Nuclear Energy Symposium


The former Israeli Prime Minister met with Dickey Center student groups and spoke before an overflow audience in Cook Auditorium.

Ehud Olmert

General James Mattis, Former Commander US Central Command

While in-residence, the General delivered a public address, met with the Dickey Center’s War and Peace Fellows, Great Issues Scholars, postdoctoral fellows and other student groups, and was a guest lecturer in a number of classes.

General Mattis and Soldiers
The John Sloan Dickey Center