Great Decisions Program 2014

Saturday, March 8 at 10:00am to 12:00pm

Rivers Building, Auditorium Greenville, NC

Great Decisions Program 2014

Now in its eleventh year in Greenville, the popular Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions Program will be hosted by East Carolina University beginning January 18 and will run through March 8. Sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Eastern North Carolina and ECU, the community forum on international affairs will run for eight consecutive Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the auditorium of the Rivers West Building.

 

This year’s program consists of a series of lectures by academic and professional experts on a variety of topics, including:

 

Jan. 18 - Dr. Armin Krishnan, Department of Political Science, ECU - Topic: Defense Technology

 

Jan. 25 - Dr. Kemal Kirisci, TUSIAD Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution - Topic: Turkey’s Challenges

 

Feb. 1 - Dr. Olga Smirnova, Department of Political Science, ECU - Topic: US Trade Policy

 

Feb. 8 - Dr. Kimberley Katz, Department of History, Towson University - Topic: Israel and the US

 

Feb. 15 - Dr. Curtis Ryan, Government and Justice Studies, Appalachian State University - Topic: Islamic Awakening

 

Feb. 22 - Dr. Richard Ericson, Department of Economics, ECU - Topic: Energy Independence

 

March 1 - Dr. Christine Avenarius, Department of Anthropology, ECU - Topic: China’s Foreign Policy

 

March 8 - Dr. Holly Hapke, Department of Geography, Planning & Environment, ECU - Topic: Food and Climate Change

 

ECU students, staff and faculty may attend for free and purchase the program book for $19. The public is invited to attend for a fee of $37 for all eight sessions, which includes membership in the World Affairs Council of Eastern North Carolina. The textbook is an additional $19. The cost for attending an individual session is $6.

 

For additional information, or to register for any or all sessions, visit www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/greatdecisions/home.cfm. For questions, contact Dr. James Gehlhar, associate vice chancellor for international affairs, at gehlharj@ecu.edu.

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Seminar/Symposium, ECU Homepage

Department

International Studies, Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences, Harriot College of Arts & Sciences

Target Audience

Students, Faculty, Public, Alumni, Non-EPA/SPA Staff, Staff, CSS/SPA Clinical Staff

Website

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/greatdecisi...

Contact Name

James Gehlhar

Contact Email

gehlharj@ecu.edu

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