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The Week That Will Be

Katherine Pompilio
Monday, February 28, 2022, 11:40 AM

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Event Announcements

Monday, Feb. 28, 2022 ar 11:30 p.m.: The Wilson Center will host a webinar on leading the way to inclusive global trade: Canada, the United States and the world. The event will feature Christopher Sands, director of the Canada Institute at the Wilson Center; Mary Ng, Canadian minister of international trade, export promotion, small business and economic development; and Peter Loewen, director of the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto. 

Monday, Feb. 28, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.: The Atlantic Council will host a discussion on China-Russia ties after the invasion of Ukraine. The panel will be moderated by David O. Shullman, senior director of the Global China Hub at the Atlantic Council. Panelists include: Atlantic Council senior fellows Julia Friedlander and Sarah Kirchberger; and Amb. John E. Herbst, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine. 

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.: The Atlantic Council’s empowerME initiative will host an event on opportunities for inclusive finance that the financial technology sector presents to the Middle East and North Africa’s population. The event will feature remarks from empowerME Director Amjad Ahmad; Hassan Fayed, founder of Aydi; Mondher Khanfir, founder of Wiki Startup; Milind Singh, founder of Xare, and it will be moderated by Aisha Gani, fintech reporter at Bloomberg News. 

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.: The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties will hold a hearing on the discrimination and civil rights of the Muslim, Arab and South Asian American communities. The subcommittee has not yet released a witness list. 

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.: The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce will hold a hearing on holding big tech accountable and legislation to protect online users. The subcommittee will hear testimony from Laurel Lehman, policy analyst at Consumer Reports; Katie McInnis, senior public policy manager U.S. at Duck Duck Go, Inc.; Mutale Nkonde, chief executive officer of AI for the People U.S.; and Mike Duffey, special agent supervisor at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.: The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace will host a conversation with John Avlon, senior political analyst and anchor at CNN, on the fight for peace after polarization. Avlon will speak with Carnegie Endowment senior fellow Rachel Kleinfeld about his new book “Lincoln and the Fight for Peace” and how Lincoln’s plans for peace could inform our nation today. 

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.: The Brookings Institution will host a panel discussion examining whether Russia’s invasion of Ukraine marks the end of the post-Cold War era. The panel will be moderated by Brookings Senior Fellow Thomas Write and will feature Brookings visiting fellow James Goldgeier and senior fellows Steven Pifer, Douglas A. Rediker, Constanze Stelzenmuller, Angela Stent. 

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.: The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation and Operations will hold a hearing examining the court-ordered reimplementation of the Remain in Mexico policy. The subcommittee will hear testimony from Blas Nuñez-Neto, acting assistant secretary of border and immigration policy at the Department of Homeland Security; Benjamine “Carry” Huffman, acting chief operating officer of Customs and Border Protection at the Department of Homeland Security; Emily Mendrala, deputy assistant secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs at the Department of State; and Tim Roemer, director of the Arizona Department of Homeland Security 

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 2:30 p.m.: The Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South East, Central Asia and Counterterrorism will hold a hearing on U.S. policy toward India. The subcommittee will hear testimony from Donald Lu, assistant secretary of state for South Asian affairs at the Department of State.

Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.: The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) will host a conversation with House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith. In addition to Smith, the event will feature AEI senior fellow Mackenzie Eaglen and Kori Schake, director of foreign and defense policy studies at AEI. 

Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.: The House Oversight and Reform committee will hold a hearing on the neglected epidemic of missing BIPOC women and girls. The committee will hear from Natalie Wilson, founder of the Black and Missing Foundation; Angel Charley, executive director of the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women; and John E. Bischoff, III, vice president of the Missing Children Division at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 

Friday, March 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.: The Wilson Center will host a book launch for “Partial Hegemony: Oil Politics and International Order” by Jeff Colgan, professor of political science at Brown University. The book unpacks the role that oil politics has played in the global order. The event will also feature a discussion moderated by Lauren Herzer Risi, program director of the environmental change and security program at the Wilson Center, that features Colgan; Elizabeth Saunders, associate professor at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University; and Robert Scher, head of international affairs at BP.  

Employment Announcements (More details on the Job Board)

Managing Editor, Lawfare

Associate Editor, Lawfare

Fellow, Finance, Insurance and Trade Policy, R Street Institute

Deputy Director, Security & Surveillance Project, Center for Democracy and Technology

Research Program Coordinator, Strauss Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Senior Associate, Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law

Chief Counsel for Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Program Coordinator, Asia Program, The German Marshall Fund 

Policy Counsel/Analyst, Free Expression Project, Center for Democracy & Technology

External Affairs Officer, Digital Innovation Democracy Initiative, The German Marshall Fund

Request for Resumes, Department of Defense Office of the General Counsel

Katherine Pompilio is an associate editor of Lawfare. She holds a B.A. with honors in political science from Skidmore College.

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