The Tenth Kenneth N. Waltz Lecture in International Relations: “The Balance of Global Public and Private Power: A Tale of Two Worlds” featuring John Ruggie, Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. (October 25, 2018)
Afghanistan, South Asia, and the West: A Conversation with Professor William Maley, Professor of Diplomacy at Australia National University’s Asia- Pacific College of Diplomacy. (September 15, 2017)
Conversation with LTG Cavoli Event (September 24, 2018) Robert Jervis, Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics
Panel Discussion: "#MeToo and the National Security Space, Intel, Cyber and Gov’t" featuring: Tara Heidger, SIPA '19 and GAAPP '19, Dipali Mukhopadhyay, Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Antonia Chayes, Professor of Practice of International Politics and Law, The Fletcher School of International Affairs, Tufts University, Rachael Sullivan, SIPA '18Nora Bensahel, Distinguished Scholar, American University and Mara Karlin, Associate Professor of the Practice of Strategic Studies, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Johns Hopkins University ( February 9, 2018)
The Tenth Kenneth N. Waltz Lecture in International Relations: “The Balance of Global Public and Private Power: A Tale of Two Worlds” featuring John Ruggie, Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. (October 25, 2018)
Film Screening: “The United Nations: Last Station Before Hell,” (December 2, 2015) V. Page Fortna, Harold Brown Professor of US Foreign and Security Policy, Department of Political Science
Conversation with LTG Christopher Cavoli Event (September 24, 2018). From Left, LTG Cavoli with Jason Healey, Senior Research Scholar and Adjunt Professor at SIPA
Panel Discussion: “The Iran Agreement: Good Deal, Bad Deal, or No Deal?” (September 10, 2015) From Left to Right: Richard Betts, Richard Nephew, Gary Sick, Robert Jervis, Stuart Gottlieb, and Danielle Pletka,
The Tenth Kenneth N. Waltz Lecture in International Relations: “The Balance of Global Public and Private Power: A Tale of Two Worlds”. (October 25, 2018) Jack L. Snyder, Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Relations in the political science department and the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies
Panel Discussion: "Media in the Age of Trump” (October 22, 2018) featuring: John Avlon (CNN), James Freeman (WSJ), Danielle Pletka (AEI), Jim Rutenberg (NYT), and Stuart Gottlieb, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs
Book Talk at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (January 10, 2018): Human Rights Futures (Cambridge University Press, 2017) co-edited by Jack L. Snyder, Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Relations in the political science department, Stephen Hopgood and Leslie Vinjamuri
Book Talk: "The Ideology of Failed States: Why Intervention Fails" by Susan Woodward, Professor at the Political Science Program at CUNY (October 17, 2017)
Columbia University SIPA Digital and Cyber Research Group 2016
Discussion Event: “From SIPA to Statecraft: The Journey of an American Diplomat” (March 1, 2016) featuring Ambassador Nancy McEldowney, Director, Foreign Service Institute and SIPA MIA’86
Chaos in the Liberal Order (Columbia University Press, 2018) Edited by Robert Jervis, Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics, Francis J. Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane N. Labrosse.
Virginia Gamba, United Nations Assistant Secretary General, “Reflections on Investigations into the Renewed Use of Chemical Weapons,” March 22, 2017
The Ninth Annual Kenneth N. Waltz Lecture in International Relations : “Revisiting Hiroshimain Iran: What the Public Really Thinks About Using Nuclear Weapons and Killing Non-Combatants” ( April 11, 2018) featuring Scott Sagan, Caroline S.G. Munro Professor of Political Science at Stanford University & Senior Fellow at Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation
Summer Workshop on the Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy (SWAMOS) Class of 2017
The Seventh Annual Kenneth N. Waltz Lecture in International Relations : Revisiting Nuclear Logic” (February 4, 2018) featuring Dr. Etel Solingen, Thomas T. and Elizabeth C. Tierney Chair in Peace Studies, School of Social Sciences, University of California, Irvine
Panel Discussion: “Managing Our Nation’s Cyber Risk” (October 7, 2015) featuring Alejandro Mayorkas, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
The Institute of War and Peace Studies was founded in 1951 under the sponsorship of Dwight D. Eisenhower during his tenure as president of Columbia University.
Panel Discussion: "Media in the Age of Trump” (October 22, 2018) featuring: John Avlon (CNN), James Freeman (WSJ), Danielle Pletka (AEI), Jim Rutenberg (NYT), and Stuart Gottlieb, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs

Upcoming Events

Of Interest: “Is Liberalism Making the World Less Fair?”

February 19, 2019 12:10 pm Add to calendar

105 Jerome Greene Hall, School of Law

Samuel Moyn, Professor of Law and History at Yale University; Author of “Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World”
Tonya Putnam, Associate Professor of Political Science at Columbia University; Member, SIWPS; Author of “Courts without Borders: Laws, Politics, and U.S. Extraterritoriality”
Todd N. Tucker, Political Scientist; Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute; Author of “Judge Knot: Politics and Development in International Investment Law”

 

A Colloquium on French-American Law Enforcement Cooperation

February 20, 2019 12:10 pm Add to calendar

1302 International Affairs

Commander Jean-Christoph Marten Perolin, New York City Region Senior Liaison Officer, French National Police
Tonya Putnam, Moderator; Associate Professor of Political Science; Member, Saltzman Institute of War & Peace Studies

Recent Events

Book Talk: “Building Militaries in Fragile States”

February 05, 2019 12:10 pm Add to calendar

1302 International Affairs

Mara Karlin, Author and Associate Professor of the Practice of Strategic Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University
Dipali Mukhopadhyay, Moderator; Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs
Steven Biddle, Discussant, Professor of International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs

“Is the ‘Liberal World Order’ Worth Defending?” A Panel Discussion

October 23, 2018 12:10 pm Add to calendar

Robert Jervis, Panelist, Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics
Jack Snyder, Panelist, Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Relations
Stuart Gottlieb, Panelist, International and Public Affairs Professor
Stephen Wertheim, Panelist, Visiting Scholar, SIWPS
Richard Betts, Moderator, Director, SIWPS

 

“Media in the Age of Trump”

October 22, 2018 6:00 pm Add to calendar

John Avlon, Panelist, Senior Policy Analyst, CNN
James Freeman, Panelist, Assistant Editorial Page Editor, Wall Street Journal
Danielle Pletka, Panelist, Senior Vice President for Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute
Jim Rutenberg,  Panelist, Media Columnist, New York Times
Stuart Gottlieb, Host and Moderator

 

“A Trumpian Arms Control Agenda: What Might It Be?”

October 03, 2018 12:10 pm Add to calendar

Henry Sokolski, Speaker, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center
Robert Jervis, Moderator; Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics, Department of Political Science

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The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies was founded in 1951 under the sponsorship of Dwight D. Eisenhower, during his tenure as president of Columbia University, in an effort to promote an understanding of “the disastrous consequences of war upon man’s spiritual, intellectual, and material progress.” Originally named the Institute of War and Peace Studies (IWPS), in March, 2003, the institute was renamed the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies (SIWPS), in honor of the late Arnold A. Saltzman. More…