Ambassador’s Corner presents Ambassador William J. Burns

The School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs and the Charleston Library Society present The Ambassador’s Corner.

Ambassador William J. Burns in Conversation with Ambassador Jim Melville: The International Landscape and the State of American Diplomacy.
Ambassador Burns is president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He retired from the U.S. Foreign Service in 2014 after a thirty-three-year diplomatic career. He holds the highest rank in the Foreign Service, Career Ambassador, and is only the second serving career diplomat in history to become Deputy Secretary of State. Ambassador Burns is author of the bestselling book, The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for Its Renewal (Random House, 2019). The book was awarded the Douglas Dillon Book Award by the American Academy of Diplomacy. He is also a contributing writer at The Atlantic. Ambassador Burns speaks Russian, Arabic, and French, and has been the recipient of numerous prestigious honors and awards. He is author of Economic Aid and American Policy Toward Egypt, 1955-1981 (SUNY Press, 1985). He is a recipient of four honorary doctoral degrees and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

WHAT IS THE AMBASSADOR’S CORNER?
The Ambassador’s Corner, a partnership between the College of Charleston’s School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs and the Charleston Library Society, promotes informed dialogue about today’s pressing global interests. The program brings together accomplished, high-profile leaders from international affairs for a conversation led by the College of Charleston’s own Ambassador James D. Melville, Jr. As a veteran diplomat with over 30 years of experience in the Foreign Service, he is the perfect host for an evening of lively discussion with renowned leaders.
We invite you to join the conversation.
Listen, Discuss, Engage

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 6:00pm
Zoom Link: https://cofc.zoom.us/j/91973917741

LCWA World Affairs Colloquium presents Ambassador John Emerson

On Tuesday, November 3rd, LCWA held their 4th LCWA World Affairs Colloquium of the semester!

Ambassador John Emerson: “What Happened on November 3rd and What it Means for U.S. Leadership Abroad”

 

If you missed it don’t worry you can watch it here!

LCWA World Affairs Colloquium: Featuring Hon. Gil Kerlikowske

On Thursday, September 10th, LCWA held it’s first LCWA World Affairs Colloquium of the semester! It was held virtually using zoom and went great! They are excited to share the event with you if you missed out.

Ambassador’s Corner – Episode 3 Part A – Andrei S. Markovits

Click the link below to listen to the 3rd episode of Ambassador’s Corner! 
Episode 3 Part A: Andrei S. Markovits

Ambassador James Melville

Ambassador James Melville with Andrei S. Markovits

Ambassador’s Corner – Episode 2 – Madame Secretary James

Click the link below to listen to the 2nd episode of Ambassador’s Corner!
Episode  2: Madame Secretary Debra James