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PSO Events in the Washington DC Area

Below are a list of the events hosted and sponsored by the Policy Studies Organization in the Washington Metropolitan Area. We are proud to partner with the American Public University System, in a joint effort to teach, discuss, and disseminate policy scholarship within our community. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments about any of our conferences.
Click on the name of each event below for more detailed information.

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When: February 26, 2016 (tenative)
Where: The Historic Whittemore House, (Washington, D.C.)
What: The Middle East Dialogue is for policy makers, scholars, business and social leaders, to discuss current issues. Its purpose is to promote multidisciplinary conversation about topics that include, but are not limited to education initiatives, social, economic and political reforms, nuclear proliferation, interfaith dialogue, women's gains and challenges, peace initiatives, and potential areas of conflict...
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When: Thursday- October 15, 2015
Where: George Mason University- Founders Hall, (Arlington, VA)
What: Speakers include experts from organizations such as Oxfam America, Bread for the World, the International Medical Corps and the US Agency for International Development: Academics from Universities in the US and abroad will discuss their research on Food Security with an eye to improving access, addressing challenges and developing partnerships to improve global food security and related health outcomes...
When: Thursday- November 5, 2015
Where: George Mason University- Founders Hall, (Arlington, VA)
What: The Forum on Health, Homelessness, and Poverty is an academic conference bringing together policy researchers, policymakers, and those working in the community to significantly reduce the effects of homelessness on health...
enriching history 
When: Sunday- November 22, 2015
Where: Live-streaming available at the Benjamin B. French Lodge No. 15, (Washington, D.C.)
What: Enriching History aims to be part of a new series enriching American Studies and social science teaching, deepening interest in the American saga by showing new ways of looking at our past. The series' mission is to influence the ways in which we learn and discuss the various experiences that have produced an ever-evolving country...
When: Friday- December 4, 2015
Where: The Historic Whittemore House, (Washington, D.C.)
What: The purpose of the Dupont Summit is to promote interdisciplinary dialogue about pressing issues related to science, technology and the environment. The conference mirrors the interest of the PSO and its partners in promoting conversation about current policy concerns...
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When: Ongoing
Where: Cosmos Club, (Washington DC) 
What: The Policy Studies Organization proudly sponsors the ongoing Guest Lecture Series of the Philosophical Society of Washington. The Lectures, which are the centerpiece of all Philosophical Society of Washington meetings, are selected to appeal to those with a general interest in science and do not require a specialized knowledge of the subject...