Conferences, Conversation Series & More

                                         UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov 16

CSDS Virtual Event: "The New Administration and U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges" Nov. 16th, 7:00
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October 22nd

CSDS  proudly presents a virtual Event on "US challenges in Iraq, Syria, & Lebanon" October 22nd, 7:00 pm

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Sept 10

On September 10th, 2020, CSDS  Proudly presented a virtual event on "US-China Relations: A New Cold War?"   

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July 9, 2020|CSDS Virtual Event: "Are the U.S. and Iran headed toward war?" July 9th, 7:00 pm

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Covid-19/Part 2

June 11, 2020|CSDS holds its Secont Virtual conversiation on "The COVID Crisis: From "What If" to "Now What? (PART 2)" on June 11, 2020 at 7:00 PM. Event will be streamed via Youtube.


 COVID-19 Crisis

May 6, 2020|CSDS holds a Virtual conversiation on "The COVID Crisis: From "What If" to "Now What?"  



Great Power

January 29,2020| University of South Florida and Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies' two-day conference on “The Great Power Competition.” The conference is bringing to our campus some of the country’s leading scholars, thinkers and analysts to discuss the challenges the U.S. faces in the 21th Century in the Central region.



December 3, 2019|Dr. Milani's conversation with Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstant, U.S. Former Ambassador to European Union, regarding US Foreign Policy



One-Day Conference October 10, 2019| Center for Starategic & Diplomatic Studies hold an One-Day Conference on "Women's Empowerment: An International Prespective" 


sep 12

September 12, 2019| Dr. Milani's conversation with Ambassador Husain Haqqani, Former Pakistan Ambassador to United States of America, regarding Pakistan's Relations with U.S., India & Afghanistan. 



May 7, 2019/ Center for Strategic & Diplomatic Studies and USF Office of Veteran Success present an event to honor Veteran  



 Februrary 12, 2019/ One-day conference on “Iran’s Revolution Turns 40.”Center for Strategic & Diplomatic Studies and the Atlantic Council in Washington DC, one of the most prestigious think tanks in the country, will hold a one-day conference on “Iran’s Revolution Turns 40.”
Some of the country’s leading experts will speak at this timely conference. 



Conversation January 23, 2019/ Dr. Milani's conversation with Dr. Jillian Schwedler, Professor of Political Science at the City University of New Your, regarding the Civil War in Yemen.



Event 8th November

Conversation NOVEMBER 8, 2018/ Dr. Milani's Conversation with Ms. Barbara Slavin, from the Atlantic Council in the Washington D.C and Mr. Michael Singh, managing director at The Washington Institute, regarding the Future of the Iranian nuclear deal. The event is cosponsored by the Atlantic Council.



Book Talk Series

Conversation OCTOBER 25, 2018/ Dr. Milani's Conversation with Mr. Fariboroz Mokhtari, the author of the "In The Lion's Shadow," regarding the story of how an Iranian diplomat saved the lives of 2000 Jews and helped them escape persecution in Europe during WWII.




Conversation September 20, 2018/Dr. Milani's conversation with Mr. Kurtz-Phelan, the executive editor of Foreign Affair, regarding the US-China Relations from the Marshall Mission to the Present




April 5, 2018/ Center for Strategic & Dimplomatic Studies and USF Institute on Russia hold an One-Day Conference on "Russia,Iran and the United States"




Conversatio April 4, 2018/ Dr. Milani's conversation with Ambassador Beyrle, Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, regarding the U.S.-Russia relations. 




Janurary 25, 2018/ University of South Florida Honors College and the Center for Strategic & Diplomatic Studies Present: The US-UK "Special Relationship" in a Post-Brexit Era, A conversation with UK Consul General David Prodger and The Right Honourable Henry McLeish, Former First Minister, Scotland, Moderated by Dr. Mohsen Milani



Conversation December 6, 2017/ Dr. Milani's conversation with Ambassador Hill, US former Ambassador South Korea, regarding the posibility of war between USA and North Korea



Book Talk Series November 9 2017/ Dr. Milani's conversation with Dr. Allison, Professor of Government at Harvard Kennedy School, regarding his book on US-China relations.



Book Talk Series September 26 2017/ Dr. Milani's conversation with Dr. Cook, the author of the " False Dawn", regarding the Arab Spring. 



CONVERSATION November 3, 2016 | Dr. Milani's Conversation with Ambassador Khalilzad, former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, Afghanistan and the U.N.


 Dr. Milani's Conversation with General Wesley Clark

CONVERSATION November 9, 2016 | Dr. Milani's Conversation with General Wesley Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander



CONFERENCE April 19, 2016 | Western Responses to the Refugee Crisis and Migration from the Middle East and North Africa



CONFERENCE March 1, 2016 | 5 Years After the Arab Spring: US-UK Policy, Threats, Challenges and Opportunities in the Middle East



CONFERENCE September 10, 2015 | Iran's Nuclear Agreement and Violent Extremism in the Greater Middle East and the Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy