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Global Politics & International Relations

The Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO

Please join the Australian Ambassador to the United States, H.E. the Honorable Arthur Sinodinos AO, as he reflects on his decades-long career in public service and the private sector.

Nigeria’s grassroots #EndSARS campaign

Six 2021 Mandela Washington Fellows will present on and facilitate a virtual discussion around the focus, structure and impact of Nigeria’s grassroots #EndSARS campaign, which targets a special police unit implicated in widespread human rights violations but has catalyzed a broader call for social justice among African youth across the continent.

The Lessons of War: The United States, Afghanistan & Iraq since 9/11

UVA’s Governing America in a Global Era and the Jefferson Scholars Foundation host a dinner and panel discussion featuring experts including Batten Professor Kirsten Gelsdorf.


Batten School Professor of Public Policy and Politics Allan Stam leads a discussion on the crisis in Afghanistan with Batten alum Saha Khaterzai (MPP '14) and Anne Richard, Distinguished Fellow and Afghanistan Coordination Lead at Freedom House.

Peter Johannessen

Peter Johannessen’s research explores how popular participation shapes the local policy-making process, including projects that focus on local electoral responsiveness and the design of participatory governance institutions in Brazil.

David Leblang

David Leblang is the Ambassador Henry J. Taylor and Mrs Marion R. Taylor Endowed Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia as well as a Professor of Public Policy at the University’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.