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September 2022

FedEx Global Ed Center Anniversary with FedEx Founder Frederick W. Smith

September 29 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Carolina community welcomes Frederick W. Smith, founder and executive chairman of FedEx Corporation, for a special lecture celebrating the 15th anniversary of the opening of the FedEx Global Education Center. Smith will be joined by Barbara Stephenson, vice provost for global affairs and former U.S. ambassador. In his lecture, Smith will make the case for re-engaging on free trade agreements, offering his insights into supporting sustainable global trade and managing threats to open global order. Opened in 2007, the…

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November 2022

Nixon and Kissinger’s Opening to China: A Good or Bad Idea with Hindsight

November 15 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The Krasno Lecture Series will host a Diplomatic Discussion with Winston Lord in conversation with Klaus Larres, Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor in the history department. Lord previously served as U.S. Ambassador to China (1985-89), assistant secretary of state (1994-97) and special assistant to former National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger (1970-1973). The Diplomatic Discussions series through UNC-Chapel Hill's Diplomacy Initiative brings top foreign affairs practitioners from the U.S. and around the world to Carolina to give public talks and classroom discussions…

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