Elizabeth French Hitchcock Lecture with Amb. Frank G. Wisner: U.S.-India in an Age of Nationalism

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Foreign Policy Association
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Event Details

Date:
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 
Location:
Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd Street
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  
Email: 
[email protected] 
Telephone: 
(212) 481-8100 ext. 251 
Admission Types
FPA/OTR Member: Free
 

Event Description

Please join the Off The Record and Foreign Policy Association for Elisabeth French Hitchcock Lecture on U.S.-India in an Age of Nationalism. The lecture will be delivered by Amb. Frank Wisner, International Affairs Advisor, Squire Patton Boggs. The event will be hosted at the Museum of Modern Art. Registration will start at 12:00 Noon.

Please register for this event by Friday, March 27. If you register and do not receive an email confirmation please contact the office at (212) 481.8100 ext. 223 or [email protected]

Due to limited seating, guests are not permitted at the Hitchcock lecture.

 

Event Speakers

    • The Honorable Frank G. Wisner - Speaker
      United States Career Ambassador, International Affairs Advisor, Squire Patton Boggs

      As an international affairs advisor at the global law firm Squire Patton Boggs, Frank Wisner provides clients with strategic global advice on business, politics, and international law from the firm’s Washington, D.C., and New York offices. His diplomatic career spans four decades and the administrations of eight American Presidents, and he has the personal rank of Career Ambassador. During his extensive career with the U.S. Department of State, he served as U.S. ambassador to India from 1994 to 1997, ambassador to the Philippines from 1991 to 1992, ambassador to Egypt from 1986 to 1991, and ambassador to Zambia from 1979 to 1982. His other positions in the U.S. government include undersecretary of defense for policy (1993-1994), undersecretary of state for international security affairs (1992-1993), senior deputy assistant secretary for African affairs (1982-1986), and deputy executive secretary of the Department of State (1977). During his government career he held posts in the Middle East, South Asia, and East Asia. 

      After leaving government service, he joined the American International Group, where he was named vice chairman, external affairs. In 2005 he returned to the government position of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s special representative to the Kosovo status talks. Frank Wisner is a Board member of EOG Resources, a hydrocarbon exploration company; an advisor to the American Tunisian Enterprise Fund; and a director emeritus of Refugees International. Since 2012 he has chaired the Board of Trustees of International House, a cultural exchange resident and program center in New York City. He is a graduate of Princeton University.

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