The Ambassador Dave and Kay Phillips Family International Lecture Series

The Ambassador Dave and Kay Phillips Family International Lecture series was endowed for the purpose of bringing prominent figures in international security, foreign policy and diplomacy to Duke University in order to engage with students, faculty and the larger Duke community about issues of international importance.

The next upcoming Ambassador Dave and Kay Phillips Family International Lecture will be held on November 29, 2017, with more details coming soon. To learn more about the most recent Phillips Lecture featuring Jim Messina and Karl Rove, click here.

“America at a Crossroads: The 2016 Election,” A Conversation with Karl Rove & Jim Messina. Photo by Duke Photography.

“America at a Crossroads: The 2016 Election,”
A Conversation with Karl Rove & Jim Messina. Photo by Duke Photography.

Other past Ambassador Dave and Kay Phillips Family International Lectures include:

A Conversation with Mitt Romney, April 8, 2015

A Conversation with Ambassador Karl Eikenberry, March 6, 2014

“America and the World,” General (R) David H. Petraeus, September 11, 2013

A Conversation with Dr. Condoleezza Rice, April 10, 2012

A Conversation with GEN Martin Dempsey, 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of staff, January 12, 2012

Public Speech by Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense, September 29, 2010

“Rise of the Rest: A Post-American World One Year After the Election of Obama,” Fareed Zakaria, November 9, 2009