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

Upcoming Events

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


Queen's Annual Politics Lecture

James A. Robinson will present themes from The Narrow Corridor in the inaugural Queen’s Annual Politics Lecture. The lecture showcases cutting edge research by world-leading scholars and practitioners whose expertise is widely disseminated and prominent in public discourses worldwide. 

Thursday, March 11, 2021




How Do We Build Collaborative Models for a Transitional Justice Process?

The Pearson Institute will cosponsor a five-part series on transitional justice held by The Center for International Law and Policy at New England Law. 

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

4:30 PM EST


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The Reverend Dr. Richard L. Pearson Lecture

The fourth annual Reverend Dr. Richard L. Pearson Lecture will feature Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, Senior Mediation Adviser at the UN and Professor of Political Science at the University of the Philippines. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer became the world's first-ever female chief negotiator to sign a final peace accord when the government of the Philippines reached the 2014 agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. 

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

7:00 - 8:00 PM CDT



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.