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Conversations at The Carter Center

About the Series

Our "Conversations at The Carter Center" series brings you up close with Carter Center experts, policy makers, and other special guests to discuss the issues that shape your world. Following their discussion, panelists take questions from the audience. All Conversations are webcast live and archived for future viewing. You can register online to attend an event in person at the Carter Center's Ivan Allen Pavilion. Some events may require an online ticket purchase. The free live webcasts do not require registration.


Complete 2015-2016 Schedule:

A Conversation with the Carters
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, 7–8 p.m. EDT

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter discuss current events and the Center's peace and health initiatives around the world. View archived video >

Syria: In Search of Solutions
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, 7–8:15 p.m. EDT

Syria's civil war has been raging for four-plus years, killing over 200,000. Hear what The Carter Center is doing to help Syria, from holding consultations with key players to discussing a possible political transition to operating an innovative social media project that provides up-to-date analysis of the war. View archived video >

Stories from 100 Elections
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, 7–8:15 p.m. EST

In 2015, The Carter Center conducted its 100th election observation mission. Over the years, our staff have watched jubilant voters cast their first ballots. Met with dictators who were sure they would be re-elected, but lost. Watched election officials stay up all night counting ballots. Come hear humorous and moving tales from the front lines of emerging democracies.

Seats for this event have sold out. If you are unable to attend in person, we invite you to watch our live webcast. Get details > 

The Power of Information
Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 7–8:15 p.m. EDT

Without information, it is almost impossible to ensure your rights are protected, improve your economic situation, or make your voice heard. The Carter Center is helping empower a group who often has a hard time getting information: women. Learn about the obstacles women in Liberia, Guatemala, and Bangladesh face and what the Center is doing to help. Check back soon for reservation information.

Words Matter: Talking About Mental Health
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 7–8:15 p.m. EDT, Webcast Only

One simple way we can help people dealing with mental illness is by choosing our words with care. How we speak and write about mental illness can help either reinforce or break down stereotypes. The Carter Center has long worked to reduce stigma by providing fellowships to journalists covering mental health. Learn more about their work and discover ways to talk about mental health sensitively. Check back soon for webcast information.

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Watch Past Conversations Events (September 2009 - Present)If you missed a live webcast, look for it in our video archive the following week.

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