For more information, please contact Assistant Director of Events Anna Medearis.

Upcoming Events

Unless noted otherwise, all events are held on the University of Chicago campus.


Moving On From Conflict Workshop

On May 16, The Pearson Institute and The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen’s University Belfast will host a workshop entitled Moving On From Conflict.

Reflecting on the role of lawyers in conflict and transition, as well as the impact of music and storytelling in conflict and post-conflict communities, this workshop will focus on how societies move forward once conflict has been resolved.

May 16, 2022

Chicago, IL




The Reverend Dr. Richard L. Pearson Lecture

The fifth annual Reverend Dr. Richard L. Pearson Lecture will feature Ernesto Zedillo, Former President of Mexico (1994-2000).

May 17, 2022
12:30-1:30 PM CDT
University of Chicago International House
or Virtual 


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.