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Past Public Programs

Please join us at Roosevelt House as for a panel discussion... Read more
 
The City University of New York (CUNY) Institute for Sustainable Cities and the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College host the Promoting Resilience and Transformation in Cities: A Conference for a Public Policy of... Read more
 
Roosevelt House’s latest exhibit celebrates the vast range of projects funded by President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration. Whether through brick-and-mortar or jobs in the theater, arts or education, thousands were employed, the... Read more
 
Please join us at Roosevelt House for a special evening featuring Nancy Isenberg, author of the groundbreaking bestseller White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America, in conversation with Frank... Read more
 
 
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome historian Lynne Olson to mark the publication of her new book, Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War, a... Read more
 
Join us for our last in a series of public events to create dialogues among veterans, their families, and other members of the community. Exploring the themes of moral injury and moral identity, Professor Jesse Prinz and... Read more
 
Please join us for a conference marking a special issue of the U.K. medical journal The Lancet, ‘America: Equity and Equality in Health’ (published 8 April 2017), curated by Hunter College Distinguished Professors,... Read more
 
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome a very special guest, Lewis E. Lehrman, Senior Partner of L. E. Lehrman & Co., and co-founder of the The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, who will discuss his new... Read more
 
Donald Trump recently hit the 100-day mark of his Presidency. From healthcare to national security to tax reform, how has his time in office measured up to his campaign promises? Following the legacy of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s... Read more
 
Join us for the third in a series of public events to create dialogues among veterans, their families, and other members of the community. Phil Klay will discuss his National Book Award-winning Redeployment in... Read more
 
Please join us at Roosevelt House for a special evening conference on the future of urban transportation, The Futurists: What City Transportation Will Look Like in 20 Years. This extraordinary panel has... Read more
 
How are the lives of refugees impacted as they migrate throughout the world? And how does their migration affect the global economy? Journalists Jeanne Carstensen, Robin Shulman, and Emily Kassie... Read more
 
 
Please join us at Roosevelt House as welcome Chris Whipple, author of The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency, who will be in conversation about his new book with... Read more
 
Drawing on her recent book, Afterwar, Nancy Sherman explores moral injury and PTSD through the lens of moral philosophy and soldiers’ stories, both ancient and from the current wars. She explains how the notion of... Read more
 
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul hosts a panel discussion featuring Rossana Rosado, Secretary of State of New York State; Glennda Testone, Executive... Read more
 
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Norman Ohler... Read more
 
Please join us at Roosevelt House for a special event focusing on criminal justice reform in America. ... Read more
 
 
***This event has been canceled due to weather.*** Please join the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute... Read more
 
 Contrary to the predictions of... Read more
 
This lecture is presented by the New York Area Political Theory Faculty Seminar and supported by the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute and the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Hunter College. You are invited to... Read more
 
Join us at Roosevelt House for a special event exploring how presidents use secrecy to protect the nation, foster diplomacy and gain power. Mary Graham, co-director of the Transparency Project at the Harvard Kennedy School... Read more
 
 
Please join us at Roosevelt House for a special evening exploring the creation of Brooklyn Bridge Park, one of the largest and most significant public projects to be built in New York in a generation. Joanne... Read more
 
Join us for the first in a series of public events to create dialogues among veterans, their families, and other members of the community. Participants in this program, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, discuss classic works... Read more
 
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome a very special guest, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), who will speak about his new book Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American... Read more
 
For 40 years the Sahrawi people have been caught between two harsh realities: life in desert refugee camps and life under Moroccan occupation. These realities go largely unreported, and the voices of those living in Western Sahara go unheard.... Read more
 
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Robert Bernstein, the legendary human rights pioneer and former President of Random House, described by The New Republic as “a clear-sighted and even... Read more
 

Public Programs at Roosevelt House are free to the public and open with advance registration, made possible through the support of the Charina Endowment Fund and other generous donors.