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Peace Works: America's Unifying Role in a Turbulent World

April 02, 2019
11:30 AM MDT - 1:30 PM MDT
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University Club Denver
1673 Sherman St
Denver, CO 80203
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You will have the opportunity to purchase a signed copy of Ambassador Barton's latest book: Peace Works: America's Unifying Role in a Turbulent World

The program will be in the form of a moderated discussion, with Dr. Marie Berry, Associate Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, taking on the role of interviewer. 

Event Details
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration and Book Signing
12:00 p.m. to 12:20 p.m. Lunch
12:20 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Presentation and Audience Q & A

Please note that ticket sales end at 8a the day before the event. There will be an additional $15 fee for onsite registration. Please register in advance, thank you.

About the Speaker:

Amb. Barton currently teaches at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, where he serves as the co-director of Princeton’s Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiatives and Ullman Fellowships. He has served as an American ambassador to the United Nations and the Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees at the U.N. and was the first Assistant Secretary of State for Conflict and Stabilization Operations under President Obama. He has led conflict management initiatives in crisis zones across the globe, in countries as diverse as Haiti, Iraq, Nigeria, and Turkey. Barton has published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Politico, The Boston Globe, and numerous other international outlets. He has been a frequent guest on news shows ranging from NPR to The O’Reilly Factor.

About the Moderator:

Dr. Marie Berry is an Assistant Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, where she is an affiliate of the Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy. She is a political sociologist, with a primary focus on violence, gender, and politics. Her first book, War, Women, and Power: From Violence to Mobilization in Rwanda and Bosnia-Herzegovina (Cambridge University Press 2018), examines the impact of war and genocide on women’s political mobilization in Rwanda and Bosnia. Her second book project explores women’s participation in mass movements for social change across the world. Together with Dr. Milli Lake (LSE), she runs the Women’s Rights After War Project. She is also the Director of the Inclusive Global Leadership Initiative (IGLI), an effort to catalyze research, education, and programming aimed at elevating and amplifying the work that women activists are doing at the grassroots to advance peace and security across the world. Dr. Berry’s work has been published in places like Gender & Society, Democratization, Signs, New Political Economy, Mobilization, Politics & Gender, Foreign Policy, The Society Pages, and Political Violence @ A Glance. She completed her Ph.D. in sociology at UCLA in 2015.  

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Parking Information

The University Club does not provide its own parking, however street parking is available in addition to a few paid lots in the area including Star Park public lot located at 16th and Sherman.


$45.00 WorldDenver Members

$0.00 Diplomats Council: Counselor

$0.00 Diplomats Council: Minister

$45.00 Member Guest

$95.00 Prospective Member