The Mortara Center sponsors and cosponsors over one hundred academic events each year on contemporary issues in international affairs. To see examples of past events, please click on the Distinguished Lectures, Thematic Series, Research Seminars, and Additional Event links on the left side of this webpage.

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Lepgold Book Prize

On October 18th, 2016, the 2015 Lepgold Prize was awarded to Professor Scott Straus (University of Wisconsin) for his book, Making and Unmaking Nations: War, Leadership, and Genocide in Modern Africa (Cornell University Press, 2015). 

Thematic Series

This series highlights current events and issues in international relations. With speakers from both academia and the policy sector, discussions cover different sides of the topics that are in the papers and in the news. Read more...

See a list of all of our upcoming events.