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Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic of France, to Visit GW, April 25

April 18, 2018

Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic of France, will host a town hall with George Washington University students on Wednesday, April 25, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Charles E. Smith Center.

New Director of Elliott School's Institute for African Studies Named

March 19, 2018

The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs announced the selection of Jennifer Cooke as the new director to lead the Elliott School’s Institute for African Studies.

2018 Elliott School Graduation Celebration Speaker David Miliband

March 19, 2018

David Miliband is President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), where he oversees the agency’s humanitarian relief operations in more than 40 war-affected countries and its refugee resettlement and assistance programs in 28 United States cities.

The KAKEHASHI Project: Elliott Students Build Bridges with Japan

March 06, 2018

To better understand Japan’s culture, business, and trade relationships with the U.S., a group of nine Elliott School graduate students selected through a competitive process are headed to Japan to participate in a people-to-people exchange program over spring break from March 10-17.

David Shambaugh Speaks Out On China

March 06, 2018

Professor David Shambaugh is an internationally recognized authority on contemporary China and the international relations of Asia, with a strong interest in the European Union and transatlantic issues. He is also a prolific author, having published more than 30 books and 300 articles. We asked him to share his insights on the recent significant political developments in China.

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2017 State of the School

October 05, 2017

In the second annual State of the School address, Dean Reuben E.