Event Series

The Watson Institute is proud to sponsor informative, thought-provoking talks by leading scholars and practitioners on an array of topics.

A globally comparative discussion series featuring experts from various countries and regions including the United States, Middle East, South Asia, Latin America.
An initiative of the Watson Institute, Art at Watson illuminates the Institute's mission by enhancing social-science inquiry through the arts.
Conversations with commentators and correspondents about journalism in America's post-truth moment.
Brown faculty and visiting experts regularly discuss the current public health crisis in the U.S. and around the world.
A cross-disciplinary seminar presenting innovative research and thinking on the challenges of national and global transformation in the 21st century.
Talks by international scholars on the history and contemporary reality of Zionism, Palestinian nationalism, and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict.
An academic speaker series presenting innovative research on global and national security challenges.
A series of panels and discussions on Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Discussions of statesmanship, foreign policy, and world stability.
The Watson Institute Research Seminar Series, organized in collaboration with disciplinary departments, aims to cultivate engaging discourse focused on innovative research in-progress and include diverse perspectives on Watson's core research areas of development, governance and security.