bOOK Events

American Society of International Law Annual Meeting

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.

Book Awards Ceremony

The President of the American Society of International Law, Sean D. Murphy, and the ASIL Executive Director, Mark D. Agrast, in recognition of a work of high technical craftsmanship and utility to lawyers and scholars (Honorable Mention) for The Wealth of a Nation: A History of Trade Politics in America (Oxford University Press, 2018), and designated a work of great distinction, presented to C. Donald Johnson, a 2019 Certificate of Merit. Based on the recommendation of a committee of Society members, this honor is awarded annually to a recent work that represents a distinguished contribution to the field. The award was presented, along with only four other book awards, at the 113th Annual Meeting of the Society, bringing together over 1,200 scholars and practitioners of international law from throughout the world.

Canadian American Business Council

Thursday, February 21, 2019, Four Seasons Hotel, Washington, DC 20006

Prospects for usmca ratification

A Trilateral Dialogue

[Excerpt from Program schedule]

8:45-9:15 Why Trade Matters

A dialogue with former Congressman Don Johnson and former Congressman Joe Crowley

Facilitated by Lauren Gardner of Politico

European Launch Events

Geneva, Switzerland - Oct 18, 2018

Luncheon with a dozen WTO Member State Ambassadors, including U.S., EU, and leading Asian and developing nation representative nations, and Dinner with approximately twenty senior WTO Member diplomats for book discussions hosted by King and Spalding Law Firm.

Brussels, Belgium - Oct 23, 2018

EU book launch hosted by the Press Club Brussels Europe and the Belgian Branch of the International Law Association attended by academics, EU officials, attorneys, journalists, and business people.

London, UK - Oct 25-26, 2018

Book launch and discussion with City business and international trade officials in an organization informally known as “The Friends of Trade”, hosted by the London office of the King and Spalding law firm on October 25.

Book launch and discussion with students and faculty at the University of London SOAS on October 26.

New Orleans Book Events

Trade Tensions Dinner with Merrill Lynch Clients: “A Discussion the The History of US Trade Policy and Where We Go From Here”

October 11, 2018, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse - Ruth Room, 525 Fulton Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Faulkner House Books - Book discussion and signing

October 14, 2018, 2:30 - 4:30pm

624 Pirate’s Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116

Author Talk with National Economists Club

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
5:00-7:00 pm ET
Chinatown Garden Restaurant, 2nd floor. 618 H St. NW, Washington, DC 20001
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DC Book Launch Event

Monday, May 14, 2018
5:00-7:00pm ET
The Metropolitan Club, 1700 H St. NW, Washington, DC 20006
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Atlanta Book Launch Event

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
7:00pm ET
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, 441 Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
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University of Georgia Book Launch Event

Co-Sponsored by Richard Russell Library for Political Research and the Dean Rusk International Law Center of the UGA School of Law

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
4:00pm ET
Richard B. Russell Building, Special Collections Libraries, 300 South Hull St. Athens, GA 30602