April 4, 2016
Film Screening

Poverty, Inc.

Featuring Mark Weber, Co‐​Producer, Poverty, Inc.; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
April 4, 2016
Book Forum

Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism

Featuring the authors John Mueller, Senior Research Scientist, Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Ohio State University, and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Mark G. Stewart, Professor of Civil Engineering, Director, Centre for Infrastructure Performance and Reliability, University of Newcastle in Australia; with comments by Rosa Brooks, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center; moderated by Christopher Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
March 31, 2016
Book Forum

100 Years of Democracy and Education: A Critical Examination

Featuring Henry T. Edmondson III, Carl Vinson Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, Georgia College, and author of John Dewey and the Decline of American Education; Leo Casey, Executive Director, Albert Shanker Institute; and Neal McCluskey, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Robert Pondiscio, Senior Fellow and Vice President for External Affairs, Thomas B. Fordham Institute.
March 30, 2016
Policy Forum

Colombia: Peace at Any Price?

Featuring José Miguel Vivanco, Executive Director, Americas Division, Human Rights Watch; and Adam Isacson, Senior Associate for Regional Security Policy, Washington Office on Latin America; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
March 29, 2016
Policy Forum

Japan’s Security Evolution

Featuring Jennifer Lind, Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College; with comments by Amy Searight, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs; and Emma Chanlett‐​Avery, Specialist in Asian Affairs, Congressional Research Service; moderated by Christopher A. Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy, Cato Institute.
March 21, 2016
Policy Forum

America’s Invisible Wars

Featuring Emma Ashford, Visiting Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Bronwyn Bruton, Deputy Director, Africa Center, Atlantic Council; Charles Schmitz, Professor, Towson University, and Vice President, the American Institute for Yemeni Studies; and Moeed Yusuf, Director, South Asia Programs, United States Institute of Peace; moderated by Mark Mazzetti, Correspondent, New York Times.
March 16, 2016
Debate

Was the “Libertarian Moment” Wishful Thinking? A Debate

Featuring David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute; and Matt Welch, Editor in Chief, Reason; vs. Ramesh Ponnuru, Columnist and Senior Editor, National Review; and Conor Friedersdorf, Staff Writer, The Atlantic; moderated by David Kirby, Vice President and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.
March 16, 2016
Book Forum

Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students’ First Amendment Rights

Featuring the author Catherine J. Ross, Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School; with comments by Sigal Ben‐​Porath, Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania; and Neal McCluskey, Director of the Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.