Great Decisions News

Great Decisions: Bodine to Speak at UT about Yemen, Terror Threats

Barbara K. Bodine, a retired U.S. ambassador to Yemen — the reputed land of the Queen of Sheba, home of the three wisemen and burial spot of Cain and Abel — will discuss the future possibilities of the United State’s relationship with Yemen on April 28. Free and open to the public, the event will begin at 7 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.

Great Decisions: Expert to Visit UT to Talk about U.S.-China Relations

David Michael Lampton, dean of faculty and director of China studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, will speak about “U.S.-China Security Relations” on April 20 at UT Knoxville. Lampton’s talk, which begins at 7 p.m. in the Great Room of the International House, is part of the Great Decisions Program, coordinated by the Center for International Education and funded by the Ready for the World initiative.

Great Decisions: Fisman to Visit UT to Discuss Global Crime

Raymond Fisman, the Lambert Family Professor of Social Enterprise and research director of the Social Enterprise Program at Columbia (University) Business School, will be at UT Knoxville on April 6 to talk about global crime and address some of these questions.

Great Decisions: Marks Visits UT to Discuss Peace Building

John Marks, president and founder of Search for Common Ground in Washington, D.C., will speak about “Peace Building and Conflict Resolution” at UT Knoxville on March 16. Marks’ talk, which begins at 7 p.m. in the Great Room of the International House, is part of the Great Decisions Program, which brings speakers from around the country to UT this semester to address our nation’s most pressing foreign policy issues.

Great Decisions: Experts Visit UT to Discuss Foreign Policy Issues

The Great Decisions Program, coordinated by the Center for International Education and funded by the Ready for the World initiative, will bring five speakers from around the country to UT Knoxville this semester to address our nation’s most pressing foreign policy issues.