For more information, please contact Assistant Director of Events Kellee Dawkins.

Upcoming Events

Each year The Pearson Institute hosts a variety of lectures, workshops, and seminars that explore specific topics, bring constituents together, and create opportunities for scholars to receive valuable peer commentary on their current work. Unless noted otherwise, all events are held on the University of Chicago campus.

09.26.20

Library of Congress National Book Festival

James A. Robinson, author of The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies and the Fate of Liberty, will join Jared Diamond, author of Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis, in a conversation titled "How Liberty Flourishes," moderated by Moira Shourie, executive director of Zócalo Public Square, at the 2020 National Book Festival of the U.S. Library of Congress.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

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America/New_York Library of Congress National Book Festival James A. Robinson, author of The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies and the Fate of Liberty, will join Jared Diamond, author of Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis, in a conversation titled "How Liberty Flourishes," moderated by Moira Shourie, executive director of Zócalo Public Square, at the 2020 National Book Festival of the U.S. Library of Congress. Saturday, September 26, 2020 More Information

10.06.20 - 10.06.20

The Third Annual Pearson Global Forum

The third annual Pearson Global Forum will take place virtually October 6 - 8, 2020. 

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America/New_York The Third Annual Pearson Global Forum The third annual Pearson Global Forum will take place virtually October 6 - 8, 2020.  More Information

10.15.20

Panel: La empresa como actor clave para el desarrollo sostenible

Institute Director James Robinson will join a panel at ProPacífico's 5th Anniversary Conference.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

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America/New_York Panel: La empresa como actor clave para el desarrollo sostenible Institute Director James Robinson will join a panel at ProPacífico's 5th Anniversary Conference. Thursday, October 15, 2020 More Information to Come

10.28.20

Lunch and Learn featuring John Caulker

The Pearson Institute's October Lunch and Learn will feature John Caulker, Executive Director of Fambul Tok International - Sierra Leone.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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America/New_York Lunch and Learn featuring John Caulker The Pearson Institute's October Lunch and Learn will feature John Caulker, Executive Director of Fambul Tok International - Sierra Leone. Wednesday, October 28, 2020 More information to come

11.12.20

Lunch and Learn featuring María Teresa Ronderos

The Pearson Institute's November Lunch and Learn will feature Colombian journalist María Teresa Ronderos.

Thursday, November 12, 2020

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America/New_York Lunch and Learn featuring María Teresa Ronderos The Pearson Institute's November Lunch and Learn will feature Colombian journalist María Teresa Ronderos. Thursday, November 12, 2020 More information to come

01.26.21

Lunch and Learn featuring Scott Gates

The Pearson Institute's January Lunch and Learn will feature Scott Gates, Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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America/New_York Lunch and Learn featuring Scott Gates The Pearson Institute's January Lunch and Learn will feature Scott Gates, Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). Tuesday, January 26, 2021 More information to come

Pearson Institute Distinguished Speaker Series featuring David Miliband, CEO of the IRC

David Miliband, CEO of the International Rescue Committee, speaks at a 2017 edition of The Pearson Institute's Distinguished Speaker Series, cosponsored with UChicago's Institute of Politics.