Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events

Events List Navigation

October 2015

FILM: “Resistencia: The Fight for The Aguan Valley”

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West End Cinema,
2301 M Street NW
Washington, DC United States
+ Google Map

DC Premiere of a groundbreaking documentary with the filmmaker in attendance about the 2009 coup d’état in Honduras sparking a landless farmers’ movement that took control of the plantations.

Find out more »

Film: This Changes Everything

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Angelika Pop-Up at Union Market,
550 Penn Street NE DC 20002 United States
+ Google Map

DC Premier screening of the new film by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein featuring seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines of an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change.

Find out more »

Author Event: Household Workers Unite!

October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 5th & K,
1025 5th Street NW
Washington, DC United States
+ Google Map
Household Workers Unite - book cover

Join us for an engaging conversation on black women and work in the U.S. as Premilla Nadasen discusses and signs her new book, telling the stories of African American domestic workers and the little-known history of the domestic worker movement.

Find out more »

Understanding ISIS Book Event & Author Talk with Phyllis Bennis

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Potter’s House,
1658 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC United States
+ Google Map
Understanding Isis

Hear about and discuss the current situation in Iraq, Syria and what we should know about the President’s recent announcement to extend the presence of U.S. troops ” in Afghanistan and beyond.

Find out more »
November 2015

Film: We Are Many

November 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Landmark E Street Cinema,
555 11th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC United States
+ Google Map
We Are Many image

You’re cordially invited to attend a DC screening featuring IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis followed by a Q&A with the film’s Director, Amir Amirani.

Find out more »

Cuba Speaks for Itself

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UDC David A. Clarke School of Law,
4340 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC United States
+ Google Map
Cuba Speaks for Itself graphic

The Institute for Policy Studies proudly joins endorsers of an historic visit and speaking engagement with Kenia Serrano Puig, President of the Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) and Parliamentarian in Cuba’s National Assembly.

Find out more »

10th Annual Columbia International Investment Conference

November 10 @ 8:30 am - November 11 @ 5:30 pm
Faculty House, Columbia University, New York,
64 Morningside Drive, East Campus
New York, NY 10027
+ Google Map
Manuel Perez-Rocha interview on telesur

IPS Fellow Manuel Pérez-Rocha will be a panelist for “Session VI: Moving forward with IIA Reform” in the conference on “Investment Treaty Reform: Reshaping Economic Governance in the Era of Sustainable Development.”

Find out more »

The Syrian Refugee Crisis & the U.S.: What is Our Responsibility?

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Busboys and Poets,
234 Carroll Street, NW
Washington DC, 20012 United States
+ Google Map
refugee child through fence

Three experts on the Syrian crisis will address the issues faced by refugees and what moral obligation we have to assist.

Find out more »

Book Event: Writing on the Wall; Selected Prison Writings of Mumia Abu-Jamal

November 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Busboys and Poets – Brookland,
625 Monroe Street NE
Washington, DC 20017
+ Google Map
Mumia-Writing on The Wall cover

A Politics and Prose DC book launch with a conversation between IPS’ and WPFW’s Netfa Freeman and the book’s editor and close friend of Mumia, Johanna Fernández who is a Baruch College Professor, former Fulbright Scholar, and a coordinator of the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home.

Find out more »

WEBINAR: “Understanding ISIS: Paris, Beirut, and U.S. Policy”

November 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Phyllis at winter rally

Terrorism survives wars, people don’t. Last week’s attacks in Paris left over 100 people dead. In Beirut, car bombs killed 43 people. Shortly before these attacks, President Obama defended his “war on terror” and said that ISIS was contained. As the civilian death toll rises and the refugee crisis grows, the U.S. global war on terror continues — and continues to fail, ultimately because you can’t bomb terrorism out of existence. In this 1-hour webinar, IPS Middle East expert Phyllis Bennis…

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events