Henry E. and Nancy Horton Bartels World Affairs Fellowship
The Henry E. and Nancy Horton Bartels World Affairs Fellowship was established in 1984 to bring prominent international leaders to Cornell. The mission of the fellowship program is explicitly educational—to foster a broadened world view among Cornell students by bringing to campus persons who have distinguished themselves as international public figures.
Alan S. Blinder (2016)
Alan S. Blinder is the Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and served as the vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. Dr. Blinder delivered his Bartels Lecture, "The Evolving Political Economy of Central Banking," on April 19, 2016, at the Statler Auditorium. The presentation was part of the global conference, “The Changing Politics of Central Banking.”
Cornell Chronicle Prewrite
Einaudi Center Coverage
Michael McFaul (2015)
Michael McFaul was U.S. ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014. He is the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he co-directs the Iran Democracy Project. He is also a professor of political science at Stanford University, and former director of Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law, and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.
Hans Rosling (2014)
Hans Rosling, a Swedish medical doctor, academic, statistician, and public speaker, is a Professor of International Health at the Karolinska Institute and co-founder and chairman of the Gapminder Foundation, which developed the Trendalyzer software system.
Bartels Fellow Hans Rosling Finds Hope in Numbers.pdf
Einaudi Center Names Hans Rosling the 2014 Bartels World Affairs Fellow.pdf
Kishore Mahbubani (2013)
Former President of the UN Security Council Kishore Mahbubani is the current Dean Professor in the Practice of Public Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LYKSPP) of the National University of Singapore. With the Singapore Foreign Service from 1971 to 2004, he had postings in Cambodia, Malaysia, Washington, D.C., and New York, where he served two stints as Singapore's Ambassador to the UN and President of the UN Security Council in January 2001 and May 2002.
Kishore Mahbubani (2013).pdf
Michelle Bachelet (2012)
Former President of Chile (2006-2010)
Ms. Michelle Bachelet is the first Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women). Ms. Bachelet most recently served as President of Chile from 2006 to 2010. She became the first woman to be elected President in the history of the Republic of Chile. A long-time champion of women’s rights, she has advocated for gender equality and women’s empowerment throughout her career.
Fareed Zakaria (2011)
Host of CNN's weekly foreign affairs program, Fareed Zakaria GPS
Fareed Zakaria is the host of CNN's weekly foreign affairs program, Fareed Zakaria GPS, airing on CNN worldwide. On the program Zakaria conducts in-depth interviews with world leaders such as Tony Blair, Wen Jiabao, Henry Kissinger, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, and Barack Obama.In August 2010 Fareed Zakaria joined TIME as Editor-at-Large, writing a biweekly column and contributing cover stories and features in the magazine and on TIME.com. He also is serving as a consultant for HBO's documentary unit. He continues to write a regular column for The Washington Post.
Fareed Zakaria (2011)_0.pdf
Fernando Henrique Cardoso (2010)
President of Brazil (1995-2002)
President of Brazil from 1995 until 2002, Fernando Henrique Cardoso is currently president of the Instituto Fernando Henrique Cardoso (São Paulo, Brazil) and honorary president of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party, one of the largest and most important political parties in the country. He is also an accomplished Professor of Sociology and recipient of the prestigious Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation.
Fernando Henrique Cardoso.pdf
Mo Ibrahim (2009)
Founder of Celtel International
Founder and Chairman of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation
Dr. Ibrahim is an expert in mobile communications and founder of one of Africa’s most successful companies, Celtel International. In October 2006, Dr. Ibrahim launched the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to support good governance and great leadership in Africa. In 2008, he was listed by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world, and was names as Britain’s most powerful black man by the UK’s Observer.
Louise Arbour (2008)
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 2004-2008
Ms. Arbour was the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights from 2004 to 2008 and serves on the Boards of the International Crisis Group and of the Human Rights Watch. She is known as a champion for human rights that is principled and outspoken. Ms. Arbour, a former Supreme Court judge in Canada, was the chief prosecutor of the United Nations tribunals for war crimes in Yugoslavia and Rwanda from 1996 to 1999.
Joschka Fischer (2007)
Former German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor
Joschka Fischer was German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor in the government of Gerhard Schröder from 1998 to 2005. He was a leading figure in the German Green Party and, according to opinion polls, the most popular politician in Germany for most of the government’s duration. Fischer's tenure atop German politics included global debates about the international anti-terrorism coalition, the role of international institutions, the destabilization of the Middle East and the impact of Western policy on Iraq and Iran.
Lakhdar Brahimi (2006)
Former Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations and Algeria’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs
For more than 10 years, Ambassador Lakhdar Brahimi served as the U.N. top envoy pursuing diplomacy in conflict zones such as Haiti, South Africa, Afghanistan, and Iraq. In January 2004 he became Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the U.N. advising the Secretary-General on a wide range of issues, including the prevention and resolution of conflicts. Brahimi, a former Algerian Foreign Minister, has won praise for efforts to stabilize Afghanistan and Iraq after U.S. led forces ousted their governments. One of Brahimi’s most notable accomplishments was his report in 2000 on the U.N.’s past peace operations which became known as the “Brahimi Report".
Dennis Ross (2005)
Former U.S. Ambassador, Special Middle East Coordinator, currently Counselor and Zeigler Distinguished Fellow of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy
For more than twelve years, Ambassador Dennis B. Ross played the leading role in shaping U.S. involvement in the Middle East peace process and in dealing directly with the negotiations. A highly skilled diplomat, Ambassador Ross was this country's point man in both the G.H.W. Bush and Clinton administrations for exploring all avenues and approaches to settling this age-old conflict.
Donald Gregg (2004)
Ambassador to Korea (1989-1993) and Chairman of the Korea Society
Mary Robinson (2003)
UN High Commisioner for Human Rights (1997-2002)
Carol Bellamy (2002)
Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Defense Fund
Michel Camdessus (2001)
Former Director and Chair of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund
Desmond Tutu (2000)
Archbishop of South Africa
Haris Silajdzic (1997)
Co-chair, Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina
George J. Mitchell
Former majority leader of the U.S. Senate
Jessica Tuchman Mathews (1996)
Senior Fellow, Council of Foreign Relations
Delivering the Henry E. and Nancy Horton Bartels World Affairs Fellowship Lecture, Jessica Tuchman Mathews described a crowded stage of "New Actors in a New World Order" April 9 in the David L. Call Alumni Auditorium of Kennedy Hall.
A senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a columnist for The Washington Post, Mathews drew on her extensive experience in international relations to describe the geopolitical landscape after the end of the Cold War.
Hanan Ashwari (1995)
Founder, Palestinian Independent Commission for Citizen’s Rights
Ashrawi: Making Middle East peace is harder than making war
By Dennis Shin '96, Cornell Chronicle
16 November, 1995
Wrapping up her visit to Cornell as the 1995 Bartels World Affairs Fellow, former Palestinian spokesperson Hanan Ashrawi delivered a lecture titled "The Middle East Peace Process: A Personal Account" on Nov. 8 in the David L. Call Alumni Auditorium of Kennedy Hall.
John Burgh (1994)
KCMG, President, Trinity College, Oxford
Thatcher decade examined in Bartels lecture
By Darryl Geddes, Cornell Chronicle
7 April, 1994
Since Margaret Thatcher's departure as the British prime minister in late 1990, numerous books by her aides, colleagues and historians - even Thatcher's autobiography - have attempted to assess the triumphs and failures of her 11years in power.
Michael Manley (1994)
Former Prime Minister of Jamaica
Jamaica's Manley offers wit, wisdom on new world order
By Lisa Bennett, Cornell Chronicle
1 December, 1994
When Michael Manley laughs, which is often, the sound and smile linger. He is in no hurry to finish laughing and move on to the next point. He is Jamaican and has the charm of a grandfatherly gentleman from the Caribbean.
Luigi Einaudi (1993)
U.S. Ambassador to the Organization of American States
Einaudi outlines the rebirth of Western Hemispheric unity
By William Holder, Cornell Chronicle
4 March, 1993
Luigi R. Einaudi, U.S. ambassador to the Organization of American States, says that the idea of the Western Hemisphere as a political and economic entity is being reborn.
Barber B. Conable, Jr
Former President of the World Bank
Conable shares his world view with students
By Sam Segal, Cornell Chronicle
2 April, 1992
Barber B. Conable Jr., six months out of his five-year presidency of the World Bank, gave a lecture and joined a dozen classes last week in his four-day stint as the Bartels World Affairs Fellow.
Olusegun Obasanjo (1992)
Former head of state of Nigeria
General seeks wide reforms Africa
By Albert E. Kaff, Cornell Chronicle
29 October, 1992
Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo, Africa's first military ruler to relinquish power voluntarily, believes that African nations must move toward democracy and carry out radical economic reforms. Otherwise, Africa will be forgotten in the new world order.
The Dalai Lama of Tibet (1991)
The Dalai Lama of Tibet
Dalai Lama: Inner peace is essential for world peace
By Lisa Bennett, Cornell Chronicle
28 March, 1991
When the Dalai Lama of Tibet was a little boy, he was very short-tempered, he told 12,000 people here Tuesday night.
He usually blamed it on being born in Northeastern Tibet, a region many Tibetans see as a breeding ground of short-tempered people, said the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner.
Frank Press (1990)
President of National Academy of Sciences
NAS chief asks nations to help save environment
By Carole Stone, Cornell Chronicle
5 April, 1990
Unlike the well-researched problems of ozone destruction and acid rain, global warming is a threat to the environment in theory only, yet it is such a serious threat that we should take every step we can afford to minimize it, the director of the National Academy of Sciences told a Cornell audience last week.
Mark Palmer (1990)
Former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary
U.S. should loosen ties to Gorbachev, says Palmer
6 December, 1990
Bartels lecture Mark Palmer, a former ambassador to Hungary, said last week that the United States should be less tied to Mikhail Gorbachev because the Soviet president is incapable of realizing needed political and economic reforms.
Carlos Andres Perez (1989)
President of Venezuela
Venezuelan president calls for debt reduction to avoid chaos
By Barry Gross, Cornell Chronicle
5 October, 1989
Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez Rodriguez said his nation and the rest of Latin America must overcome the burdens of foreign debt, international trade equities and North Americans’ negative feeling for their region if they are to improve their lot in the world.
Bruce Laingen (1988)
Former U.S. Chief of Mission in Iran
L. Bruce Laingen Bartels lecture
Summarized by Govind Acharya and Karin Shankar
11 October, 1988
Pierre Salinger (1987)
ABC News international correspondent
Salinger: Americans fail to understand European concerns
19 November, 1987
Pierre Salinger assailed American policy makers for basing their actions on misperceptions of the interests of our allies when he spoke in Bailey Hall on Nov. 12 as the Henry E. and Nancy Horton Bartels World Affairs Fellow.
Charles Percy (1986)
Former U.S. Senator
Percy argues against protectionism
13 November, 1986
Congress should reject trade legislation intended to protect domestic industry, and instead should increase its efforts to promote American products abroad, former Sen. Charles H. Percy said here last week.
Arkady Shevchenko (1985)
Former USSR Ambassador to the United Nations
Shevchenko, High-Ranking Soviet Defector, Will Give Lecture Here
Arkady N. Shevchenko, one of the highest ranking Soviet officials to defect to the West, will visit Cornell Oct. 24-25 as the first Henry E. and Nancy Horton Bartels World, Affairs Lecturer.