Events / Past Events

Front facade of the Nationa Archives building

February 21, 2024 11:00 AM

Preserving presidential records
  • Colleen Shogan

  • Russell Riley

  • Marc Selverstone

  • Barbara Perry (moderator)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

U.S., Russian, and Chinese flags on desktop swinging balls

Ambassador William C. Battle Symposium on American Diplomacy

February 16, 2024 08:30 AM

Reimagining nuclear deterrence
  • Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty

  • Rebeccah Heinrichs

  • John Hyten

  • Frank Miller

  • Keith Payne

  • Mara Rudman

  • Melanie Sisson

  • Becca Wasser

  • Philip B. K. Potter (moderator)

  • Charles Richard (moderator)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

Firing a 122 mm howitzer D-30 in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, March 2023

February 06, 2024 03:30 PM

Two years into the Ukraine War
  • William Antholis

  • Alexander Bick

  • Dale Copeland

  • Eric Edelman

  • Thomas Graham

  • Harry Harding

  • Syaru Shirley Lin

  • Scott C. Miller

  • Stephen D. Mull

  • John M. Owen IV

  • Philip B. K. Potter

  • Mara Rudman

  • Marc Selverstone

  • Allan C. Stam

  • James B. Steinberg

  • Yuri Urbanovich

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

aerial photograph of Shenzhen port

February 01, 2024 02:00 PM

'China's Law of the Sea'
  • Isaac Kardon

  • Delicia Gonzales Zimmerman

  • Aynne Kokas (moderator)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

White House at night

January 23, 2024 01:00 PM

'Year Zero: The Five-Year Presidency'
  • Martha Joynt Kumar

  • Chris Liddell

  • David Marchick

  • William Antholis (moderator)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

close-up photo of various flags of world nations

December 15, 2023 11:00 AM

'The Ecology of Nations'
  • Kristen Eichensehr

  • Aynne Kokas

  • John M. Owen IV

  • Eric Edelman (moderator)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

President William Howard Taft, signs New Mexico into statehood at the White House. The signing was witnessed by dignitaries on Jan. 6, 1912.

December 08, 2023 11:00 AM

'The Presidency and the American State'
  • Lindsay M. Chervinsky

  • Stephen Rockwell

  • Steven Gillon (moderator)

Location: ONLINE ONLY

US and China flags

November 28, 2023 10:30 AM

Future-oriented China-U.S. relations and cooperation
  • Stephen D. Mull

  • Xu Xueyuan

  • William Antholis (introduction)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

UVA student protest at Garrett Hall

Democracy Dialogues

November 09, 2023 01:00 PM

Free speech at universities
  • Jennifer Ruth

  • Jonathan Zimmerman

  • Jered Cooper (student speaker)

  • Leslie Kendrick (moderator)

  • Ian Baucom (introduction)

Location: UVA's Rotunda
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ONLINE

Fist on top of nuclear button with Russian flag superimposed

November 02, 2023 01:00 PM

Nuclear deterrence and the new geopolitics
  • Charles Richard

  • Philip B. K. Potter (moderator)

  • William Antholis (introduction)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

image of barbed wire in front of Israel and Palestine flags

November 02, 2023 09:00 AM

Colliding crises: The Israel–Hamas conflict, the war in Ukraine, and geopolitics
  • Spencer D. Bakich

  • Eric Edelman

  • James Gilmore III

  • Harry Harding

  • Aynne Kokas

  • Syaru Shirley Lin

  • Stephen D. Mull

  • John M. Owen IV

  • Philip B. K. Potter

  • Mara Rudman

  • Yuri Urbanovich

  • William Antholis (moderator)

Location: ONLINE ONLY

Sarah Huckabee Sanders giving press briefing in 2017

October 20, 2023 05:00 PM

Covering the White House
  • Laura Barrón-López

  • Elaina Plott Calabro

  • Mike Emanuel

  • Judy Woodruff (moderator)

  • William Antholis (introduction)

Location: The Paramount Theater
215 East Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902

conf

October 19, 2023 09:00 AM

Refuge camp in Syria's Idlib region

October 11, 2023 06:15 PM

How to stay optimistic in an age of crisis
  • David Miliband

  • David Leblang (moderator)

  • Harriet Kuhr (introduction)

Location: The Haven
112 West Market Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Uyghur protestors in Hong Kong, 2019

October 06, 2023 10:00 AM

Repression and political violence in China
  • Sheena Chestnut Greitens

  • Naima Green-Riley

  • Paul Heer

  • Chen Wang

  • Philip B. K. Potter (moderator)

Location: ONLINE ONLY

image of robot hand pointing to economic chart

Project on Democracy and Capitalism

October 04, 2023 01:00 PM

Will artificial intelligence change democratic capitalism?
  • Philip Bourne

  • Michael Lenox

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

Exterior of Supreme Court

September 15, 2023 11:00 AM

The evolution of affirmative action—and its uncertain future
  • Christa Davis Acampora

  • Kevin K. Gaines

  • Eugene Hickok

  • Kimberly Jenkins Robinson

  • Barbara Perry (moderator)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

Truck with a sign for Trump-Desantis in 2024 presidential election

September 07, 2023 11:00 AM

Election 2024 and the future of the GOP
  • Mary Kate Cary

  • Barbara Comstock

  • Ron Christie (moderator)

  • William Antholis (introduction)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

Michael Luttig testifying to Jan. 6 committee

Henry J. Abraham Distinguished Lecture

May 16, 2023 11:00 AM

Judge J. Michael Luttig: Democracy in peril
  • J. Michael Luttig

  • Barbara Perry

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

David Brooks in 2022

James C. Lehrer Lecture

May 04, 2023 01:00 PM

David Brooks: The moral ecology of American democracy
  • David Brooks

  • William Antholis (moderator)

  • Stephen M. Burns (introduction)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

image of COVID and masked face

April 28, 2023 11:00 AM

'Lessons from the Covid War': The report from the Covid Crisis Group
  • Danielle Allen

  • Carter Mecher

  • Philip Zelikow

  • Guian McKee (moderator)

Location: ONLINE

China and US flags superimposed over cracked earth

William and Carol Stevenson Conference

April 21, 2023 09:00 AM

U.S.–China tech competition: Has democracy met its match?
  • Anna Ashton

  • Josh Chin

  • Martin Chorzempa

  • Kara Frederick

  • Angel Hsu

  • Shanthi Kalathil

  • Joanna Lewis

  • Sebastian Mallaby

  • Scott Moore

  • William Antholis (introduction)

  • Aynne Kokas (moderator)

  • Michael Lenox (moderator)

  • Syaru Shirley Lin (moderator)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
&
ONLINE

Nyaunghswe, Myanmar - 17 Feb 2021: Myanmar people took to the streets to protest against the military coup

Democracy Dialogues

April 14, 2023 01:00 PM

The worldwide struggle for democracy
  • Ian B. Baucom

  • Evan Mawarire

  • Srdja Popovic

  • Myo Yan Naung Thein

  • Jhanisse Vaca-Daza

  • Stephen D. Mull (moderator)

Location: UVA's Rotunda
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ONLINE

image of scales of justice and books

Project on Democracy and Capitalism

April 06, 2023 01:00 PM

'The world crisis and international law'
  • Paul Mahoney

  • Margaret Foster Riley

  • Paul B. Stephan

Location: ONLINE

Image of rubber stamp showing Federal Reserve System

Project on Democracy and Capitalism

March 31, 2023 11:00 AM

Banking system in crisis: The Fed and popular governance
  • Robert Bruner

  • Jon Moen

  • Mary Tone Rodgers

  • Scott C. Miller (moderator)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
&
ONLINE

Camp Taji, Iraq, US and Iraqi soldiers in joint training

March 28, 2023 11:00 AM

The U.S. invasion of Iraq: 20 years later
  • Eric Edelman

  • Melvyn Leffler

  • Philip Zelikow

  • Ashley Deeks (moderator)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
&
ONLINE

Ronald reagan's funeral procession in DC

March 24, 2023 11:00 AM

'Mourning the Presidents'
  • Lindsay M. Chervinsky

  • Matthew R. Costello

  • Andrew M. Davenport

  • Marc Selverstone (moderator)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
&
ONLINE

Washington, DC - January 6, 2021: Rioters clash with police trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors

March 20, 2023 03:00 PM

The legacy of January 6
  • Timothy J. Heaphy

  • William Antholis (moderator)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

Truck with a sign for Trump-Desantis in 2024 presidential election

March 17, 2023 11:00 AM

POSTPONED Election 2024 and the future of the GOP
  • Mary Kate Cary

  • Mollie Hemingway (via Zoom)

  • Ron Christie (moderator)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
&
ONLINE

Billboard that says "It's the American way"

Project on Democracy and Capitalism

March 07, 2023 04:30 PM

Can democracy and capitalism coexist?
  • William Antholis

  • Jamelle Bouie

  • Sidney Milkis

  • Scott C. Miller

  • Judy Woodruff (moderator)

Location: Online webinar

emergency room entrance with blurry human figures

March 02, 2023 11:00 AM

'Hospital City, Health Care Nation'
  • Guian McKee

  • Margaret Foster Riley (moderator)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE

photograph of Kiev after Russian bombing, February 2022

February 23, 2023 04:00 PM

'Ukraine: The Human Price of War'
  • Sarah Charles (via Zoom)

  • Tetiana Deshko (via Zoom)

  • Seth Jones

  • Justin Kenny

  • J. Stephen Morrison

  • William Antholis (moderator)

Location: The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
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ONLINE