Presentations


Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst

The Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst holds as much prestige in England as West Point does in the US. It was a great honor to be the first in their speaker series at the newly established Centre for Army Leadership. I was told to expect about 80 people. 600 enlisted […]


Intelligent Disobedience at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Speaking at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, where all UK Army officers are trained. 600 uniformed service members signed up for and attended my talk on Intelligent Disobedience. Terrific feedback from all ranks. The head of the Centre for Army Leadership presented me with a Sandhurst coin – a great […]


NASA and Intelligent Disobedience

NASA’s Joint Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, is managed by Cal Tech University. It is responsible for the non-human (robotic) space flights in our solar system and for advancing the earth sciences. It is an extraordinary collection of highly educated, motivated and diverse professionals. I was invited to conduct workshops […]


Reflections on a Young Writer in Paris

I read with interest in today’s Washington Post about the famous Parisian bookstore, Shakespeare and Company, a magnet for great American authors of the 20th century. While not rising to the level of its famed literati, I too frequented the bookstore during my 1964 sojourn in Paris. Just as the […]


“Intelligent Disobedience” at Politics & Prose

Pictures of Ira Chaleff’s presentation and book-signing of his last published title Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You’re Told to Do is Wrong at Politics and Prose bookstore, Washington DC, on last September 28, 2015 “Intelligent Disobedience” at Politics & Prose2015 © Ira Chaleff Publications