Recorded Events

Recorded Events

Missed a Program?

You can listen to audio or video recordings of most of our programs below.

Webinar | Britain & EU: The ‘new normal’ after Brexit

Program on October 15 with Dr. Christopher Burdett

Online Q&A | Britain & EU: The ‘new normal’ after Brexit

Digital teaser for an event to be held in October

Understanding Pakistan: Politics, Extremism, and Foreign Policy

Program on March 5, 2020 with Dr. Madiha Afzal

Venezuela after Chávez

Program on January 30, 2020 with David Smolansky and Michael Shifter

What Can We Learn From Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy?

Program on November 19, 2019 with Edward P. Joseph

U.S. Iran Relations: What’s Next?

Program on October 23, 2019 with Ambassador Thomas Pickering


You can listen to audio recordings of select Council programs below on VPM / WCVE Forum.


What Can We Learn From Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy?

Tuesday, November, 2019

Presented by:
Edward P. Joseph
Foreign Policy Professional 

 

Kashmir: History and Politics

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Presented by:
Dr. Chitralekha Zutshi
Professor of History at the The College of William & Mary

 

PEACE WORKS – U.S. Peacebuilding Initiatives

Monday, June 17, 2019

Q&A with:
Ambassador Frederick Barton
Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, and co-director of Princeton’s Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative and Ullman Fellowships

 

PUSHBACK – The Hardening U.S. Policy Against China’s Challenges: Status, Outlook and Implications

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Presented by:
Dr. Robert Sutter
Professor of Practice of International Affairs at the Elliott School of George Washington University

 

Ukraine, Russia and World Order

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Presented by:
Ambassador William Taylor
Executive Vice President at the U.S. Institute of Peace

America’s Changing Foreign Policy Debate and Syria

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Presented by:
Brian Katulis
Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress

 

The North Korea Dilemma

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Presented by:
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson
Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Government and Public Policy at the College of William & Mary
Dr. Todd Sechser
Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, Professor of Public Policy at the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

 

US-Iran Relations

Tuesday, April 19, 2018

Presented by:
Dr. Trita Parsi
Founder and President of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC)

 

U.S. Relations in the Middle East

Monday, January 30, 2017

Presented by:
Ambassador Thomas Pickering 
Retired United States Ambassador and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

 

Why did Britain vote for the Brexit?

Tuesday, August 8, 2016

Presented by:
Dr. Chris Bischof
Assistant Professor of History at the University of Richmond (NIAC)

 

Syria – An Analysis

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Presented by:
Ribal al-Assad
Founder and Director of the Organisation for Democracy and Freedom in Syria
First cousin to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

 

The Rise, Rule, and Future of the Islamic State

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Presented by:
Daveed Gartenstein-Ross
Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies

 

The Iran Nuclear Deal: Boon or Bane?
A Panel Discussion

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Presented by:
Sheila Carapico
Professor at the University of Richmond
Specialty: Politics and Diplomacy in the Middle East
Scott Harrop
Former Adjunct Professor at the University of Virginia
Specialty: Iran

Todd Sechser
Professor at the University of Virginia
Specialty: International Security, Strategic Effects of Nuclear Weapons

Lawrence Wilkerson
Distinguished Adjunct Professor at the College of William & Mary
Specialty: Government, Public Policy

 

Moderated by:
Peter Smallwood
Professor at the University of Richmond
Specialty: Science Diplomacy in the Middle East and North Africa