Beyond: Conflict Speaker Series Cultural Events

Beyond: Conflict is hosting a speaker series on Tuesdays at 11:00am in Science 120 on April 10th, 24th, and May 8th. During these events, Ferris State University hisorians Drs. Christian Peterson and Tracy Busch will facilitate a series of conversations with Jack Segal on conflicts and resolutions in the world today.  Jack Segal made 40 trips to Afghanistan from 2002-2010 as Chief Political Advisor to NATO’s operational commander, a 4-star general. He also contributed to the strategic assessments of the Afghanistan operation prepared for the NATO Council and President Obama. He subsequently served on the Supreme Allied Commander’s Strategic Advisory Team and as a Visiting Distinguished Senior Fellow at the National Defense University. This series will include participation from Ferris State University and its German partner Rhein Waal University and will cover the topics of “The Fog of War – Afghanistan,” “Sea Launch,” and “Putin’s World and Ukraine.”

For more information, contact the Office of International Education at 231-591-2450 or email Lisa vonReichbauer at