Lecture Series on World Affairs

The Hamilton Hall Ladies Committee is pleased to announce the speakers for its 73nd season of lectures on world affairs.

For further information about the Lecture Series or tickets, please contact Hamilton Hall at info@hamiltonhall.org or call 978-744-0805.

Stephen M. Walt

February 7, 2019

The Future of Geopolitics: How Did We Get Here?

Stephen M. Walt, Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Kennedy School, Harvard University

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February 14, 2019

Through the Looking Glass: Politics, Science, and Climate Control

Stacy VanDeveer, Professor and Graduate Program Director, Global Governance and Human Security, University of Massachusetts, Boston

John Kiriakou

February 21, 2019

How Our Government Silences Whistleblowers and How to Survive When It Happens to You

John Kiriakou, Former CIA Counterterrorism Officer and Former Senior Investigator, US Senate Foreign Relations Committee

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February 28, 2019

Latin America in the World Today

Paul Webster Hare, Former British Amassador to Cuba; Senior Lecturer of International Relations, Boston University; Former Fellow, Weather Center, Harvard University

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March 7, 2019

Haunted by Chaos: China’s Grand Strategy from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping

Sulmaan Khan, Assistant Professor of International History and Chinese Foreign Relations, The Fletcher School, Tufts University


March 14, 2019

Kleptocracy in America

Sarah Chayes, Former Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Former Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

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March 21, 2019

What Trump has Wrought

Andrew Bacevich, Professor Emeritus of International Relations, Pardee School, Boston University

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March 28, 2019

Middle East Mayhem

Geoffery Kemp, Director, Regional Security Programs, Center for the National Interest, Washington, D.C.