~ FALL HEADLINE SPEAKER SERIES ~
PRIMARY CONCERNS: CRITICAL FOREIGN POLICY ISSUES AT THE 2012 BALLOT BOX
A FREE, four-part series on the top national security issues facing the United States
in the run-up to the 2012 New Hampshire Primary and U.S. Presidential Election -
THE MIDDLE EAST;
REVOLUTION, REGIME CHANGE & DEMOCRACY ABROAD;
and the GLOBAL ECONOMY
Tuesday, October 4 at 6 p.m. – UNH Manchester
“Arab Voices: What they are saying to us and why it matters,” with Dr. James Zogby, founder and President of the Arab American Institute
Zogby, author of Arab Voices and the President of the Arab American Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based organization which serves as the political and policy research arm of the Arab American community, will illuminate a vastly-misunderstood region with the help of new, comprehensive Zogby polling and dispel the mythologies and half-truths that shape thinking about the Arab region.
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Tuesday, November 1 at 6 p.m. – UNH Manchester
“China 2020: How Western Business Can- and Should- Influence Social and Political Change in the Coming Decade,’” with Dr. Michael Santoro, Professor of Business Ethics at Rutgers Business School
PART OF OUR GLOBAL NEW HAMPSHIRE SERIES
Santoro, author of “China 2020” and “Profits and Principles: Global Capitalism and Human Rights in China,” will offer a vision of China’s future economic and political development and the powerful forces that could influence these developments.
Presented in partnership with the National Council for International Visitors
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Tuesday, November 29 at 6 p.m. – UNH Manchester
“Arab Spring: Prospects for Democracy,” with Lorne W. Craner, President of the International Republican Institute and Kenneth Wollack, President of the National Democratic Institute
Craner and Wollack, leading experts on the development of democracy worldwide, will discuss the roots and causes of the Arab Spring and how well prepared the countries effected are for the transitions of leadership they are facing. Both non-partisan, non-profit organizations, the IRI advances freedom and democracy worldwide by developing political parties, civic institutions, open elections, democratic governance and the rule of lawwhile the NDI works to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government.
Presented in partnership with the World Affairs Councils of America
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Tuesday, December 6 at 6 p.m. – UNH Manchester
“Debtor Nation: The Global Roots of the First Great Crisis of the 21st Century” with Dr. Jeffry Frieden, Stanfield Professor of International Peace at Harvard University
Frieden, author of the new book “Lost Decades: The Making of America’s Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery” (with Menzie Chinn) and "Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century," will explore the political, economic and global roots of the 2008 financial crisis, when the United States had become the biggest international borrower in world history.
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PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE MANCHESTER AND FUNDED, IN PART, BY THE NEW HAMPSHIRE HUMANITIES COUNCIL
All events are free and open to the public and will be held in the 3rd floor auditorium of the University of New Hampshire in Manchester, 400 Commercial Street.
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