Join scholars, practitioners, and advocates virtually to take stock of the current legal and political landscape, preview the upcoming redistricting process in North Carolina and elsewhere, and discuss the path forward for redistricting reforms. This conference is an opportunity for Duke students, alumni, and other participants to get engaged in the fight for fairer maps in North Carolina and beyond.
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Duke students, are you interested in energy but don't know where to start? Duke University's Power Up series will introduce you to current issues and trends in this rapidly evolving sector.
Diplomacy is no longer confined to earthbound matters. Though space diplomacy is not new, the recent proliferation of countries and companies with access to low earth orbit (and beyond) has heightened the need for diplomacy that covers international programs and interactions beyond our atmosphere. Extraterrestrial issues that once encompassed an acute set of national security interests now extend to a multidisciplinary set of geopolitical and geoeconomics issues, all of which must be informed by sound science and technology analysis.
We invite you to join us May 6th, 4-5 pm (online) to discuss your ideas and interest in creating a new student risk group at Duke, with support from The Duke Center on Risk. The Zoom link will be: https://duke.zoom.us/j/94577974688.
We're asking students across campus - undergraduates, professional students, and graduate students - how we can create a collaborative group that lasts from year to year.
The film Beyond Zero chronicles the sustainability journey of industry pioneer Ray Anderson (CEO, Interface). After a life-changing epiphany in 1994, Anderson embarked on a high-stakes quest to eliminate all negative environmental impacts of the company he helmed-at a time when few companies had ever heard the term "sustainability." In the process, he ignited a new industrial revolution.
RSVP for this webinar on Mon. 4/19 (4-5 p.m. EDT) to fuel up on the context for the uphill climb of electric vehicles... and to get insights about where they're headed next.
Registration required: https://bit.ly/april19ev
Duke alumnus John D. Graham (O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University) will chat with Lori Snyder Bennear (Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University) about his latest book. Jonathan Wiener (Duke Law, Duke Center on Risk) will introduce Graham.
We Who Do Not Die: Outbreak Narrative's Limits and the Political Category of Survivor
Monday, April 12, 2021
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Meeting ID: 913 0584 3257
Despite federal laws requiring transparency, much political campaign spending is obscured by regulations that exempt advertising agencies, consultancies, and other sub-vendors from reporting their spending on behalf of political clients.
The Impressive rise in China's capabilities in science, technology and innovation (STI) raises important questions for the United States and other countries. Chinese progress is rightly seen as providing it with material and intellectual resources to challenge US economic and national security interests. But, after more than four decades of close US-China cooperation in science and technology, it also presents the US with a mixed set of opportunities as well as challenges.
Duke China-US Summit 2021 registration is OPEN NOW! Be an early RSVP to secure spots at our exclusive workshops and networking sessions: https://lnkd.in/gavNmbw
Themed "Rebuilding 2021: Shared Struggles in China-U.S. relations", Duke China-US Summit will take place on MAR 20 - MAR 21, consisting of 4 panels, featuring 15 distinguished speakers across industry and discipline:
Panel 1: Culture & Society, featuring Ian Johnson, Shaun Rein, Dr. Minghao Zhao, moderated by Dr. Ken Rogerson