Upcoming Events


Spring 2019 Events


A discussion with author Wolfgang Kaleck and moderator Karen J Greenberg

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.


Today’s Military Commissions

A Conversation Featuring

Carol Rosenberg, Michel Paradis, John Ryan, James Harrington, and Wells Dixon

Moderated by Karen J. Greenberg

Thursday, February 21st, 2019


A Discussion on the Middle East: Today’s Challenges

John O. Brennan, former CIA Director and CNS Distinguished Fellow for Global Security and

Ali Soufan, Former Supervisory Special Agent, FBI and Chief Executive Officer, The Soufan Group

Moderated by Karen J. Greenberg

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019


Global Conference on Yemen

Dimensions of the Humanitarian Crisis and Prospects of Peace

Cosponsored by the Tawakkol Karman Foundation 

Featuring Nobel Peace Laureates: Tawakkol Karman, Shirin Ebadi, Leymah Gbowee, and Jody Williams

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

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Book Talk

CNS Fellow Jonathan Hafetz, Senior Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union

and Professor, Seton Hall Law School.

Moderated by Gabor Rona, former International Legal Director, Human Rights First

and Visiting Professor, Cardozo Law School.

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 

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Book Talk

David McCraw, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, The New York Times Company

Moderated by Jameel Jaffer, Executive Director, Knight First Amendment Institute,

Columbia University 

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

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Film Screening

Featuring Co-Director Francesca Mannocchi

Presented by CNS and The Soufan Center

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

A Special Invitation to Friends of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law

Barney’s Wall: Portrait of a Game Changer

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Film Screening

A Panel Discussion With

Sandy Gotham Meehan, Director

Mark Jacobson, Author, Pale Horse Rider, Contributing Editor, New York Magazine

Donald Glascoff, Executive Producer, Barney's Wall, Chairman and CEO, Curator LLC

Karen J. Greenberg, Director, CNS

Tuesday, May 7th 2019

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Coauthored by Robert K. Knake

Moderated by

Karen J. Greenberg

Monday, July 15, 2019 7:00-8:00 P.M.

Fordham Lincoln Center, 12th Floor Lounge

113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023


*For more information please contact CNS at nationalsecurity@law.fordham.edu.


Previous Events

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Monday, October 15, 2018 5:00 p.m.

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October 2018

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Monday, September 17, 2018

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

2:00 - 3:15 p.m.


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Monday, April 9, 2018
12:30pm – 1:30pm


Tuesday, April 3, 2018
6:00pm – 7:30pm


Thursday, February 22, 2018
6:15pm – 8:30pm


Wednesday, February 14, 2018
9:00am – 10:00am


Wednesday, February 7, 2018
6:00pm – 7:00pm


Tuesday, December 5, 2017
6:30pm – 7:30pm


Monday, November 20, 2017
7:00pm – 8:00pm



Wednesday, October 25, 2017
6:30pm – 7:30pm

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
7:00pm – 8:15pm


Wednesday, October 18, 2017
12:30pm – 1:30pm