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  1. Week of October 30, 2014

    1. Thursday, October 30, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmAllen Isaacman; Regents Professor of History, University of Minnesota and Extraordinary Professor, University of the Western Cape
        CAS/MillerComm2015-Isaacman-CANCELLED
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street; Urbana IL
  2. Week of November 2, 2014

    1. Thursday, November 6, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Kirsten F. Laurin-Kovitz, PhD; Group Leader, Center for Strategic Security,
        Global Security Sciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory

        Dr. Kirsten Laurin-Kovitz has more than fifteen years experience in nuclear reactor analysis, nuclear nonproliferation, and nuclear material safeguards. Her experience ranges from developing computational methods to perform sensitivity analysis for reactor design to supporting nonproliferation program implementation in Ukraine, the Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia), and South America (Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru). Currently, Dr. Laurin-Kovitz leads the Nonproliferation Policy Support Program, managing a team which combines expertise in science and engineering with specialized knowledge of nonproliferation policies and international affairs to provide technical advisory services and conduct outreach for policy implementation such as training to export control enforcement personnel on strategic WMD-related commodities and to nuclear authorities on implementation of the international safeguards additional protocol. Dr. Laurin-Kovitz received her B.S. from the University of Illinois and her M.S. and Ph.D. from Northwestern University.

         


        Overview of Nuclear Proliferation and Nonproliferation Efforts
        356 Armory, 505 East Armory Avenue, 3rd Floor, North Corridor
  3. Week of November 9, 2014

    1. Monday, November 10, 2014

      1. 3:00 pmTimothy Snyder; Bird White Housum Professor of History, Yale University
        CAS/MillerComm2015-Snyder
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street; Urbana IL
    2. Wednesday, November 12, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmEmily Pope-Obeda, Graduate Student, Department of History
        CAS Initiative on Immigration - Pope-Obeda
        Center for Advanced Study, 912 W. Illinois Street, Urbana IL
  4. Week of November 16, 2014

    1. Monday, November 17, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmMusic, Jews and Globalization
        Center for Advanced Study, 912 W. Illinois Street, Urbana IL
    2. Tuesday, November 18, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmMusic, Jews and Globalization
        Center for Advanced Study, 912 W. Illinois Street, Urbana IL
      2. 7:30 pmCulture Talk - Fall 2014--CANCELLED
        Tyron Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

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