Upcoming events

    • Monday, March 05, 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • UNH Manchester
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    GLOBAL TIPPING POINTS

    A three-part series on today's global challenges

    MONDAY, MARCH 5

    FEATURING JAKE SULLIVAN

    America’s Future Foreign Policy

    Jake Sullivan will address the country’s foreign policy approach under President Donald Trump and the latest current events. Sullivan is a senior fellow and Master in Public Policy faculty member at UNH’s Carsey School of Public Policy. He served in the Obama administration as national security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden and Director of Policy Planning at the U.S. Department of State, as well as deputy chief of staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

     Location: Multi-purpose Room, UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street (Pandora Mill), Manchester. Directions & Parking Info Here. (For safety and storm closure information, check here

    ABOUT JAKE SULLIVAN

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    Jake Sullivan is a senior fellow in Carnegie’s Geoeconomics and Strategy Program and a Martin R. Flug Visiting lecturer in law at Yale Law School.

    Sullivan served in the Obama administration as national security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden and director of policy planning at the U.S. Department of State, as well as deputy chief of staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He was the senior policy adviser on Secretary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and previously served as deputy policy director on Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential primary campaign and as a member of the debate preparation team for Barack Obama’s general election campaign.

    Sullivan has also been a senior policy adviser and chief counsel to Senator Amy Klobuchar from his home state of Minnesota, worked as an associate for Faegre & Benson LLP, and taught at the University of St. Thomas Law School. He clerked for Judge Stephen Breyer of the Supreme Court of the United States and Judge Guido Calabresi of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

    Presented in partnership with UNH Manchester's homeland security, history, humanities and politics and society programs

    Sponsored by:

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    • Wednesday, March 07, 2018
    • 7:00 PM
    • Red River Theatres, 11 S Main St, Concord, NH 03301


    Wednesday, March 7th at 7 PM

    Red River Theatres, Concord

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    A special event in honor of International Women's Day, presented in partnership with the Zonta Club of Concord

    7 PM- Zonta Club Presents the Hall of Femme Award to Congresswoman Ann Kuster

    7:15 PM- The Breadwinner

    8:45 PM- Discussion after the film



    Ticket Price: $10
    Purchase tickets: HERE

    Parvana is an 11-year-old girl who lives under Taliban rule in Afghanistan in 2001. After the wrongful arrest of her father, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy to support her family. Working alongside a friend, she soon discovers a new world of freedom and danger. Drawing strength from the fantastical stories she invents, Parvana embarks on an epic quest to find her father and reunite her family.

    Tickets can be purchased online at Red River Theatres, at the door, or by calling 603-224-4600

     Best Animated Feature:

    Nominated for Academy Award

    Nominated for the Golden Globe Award 

    Won Annie Award for Best Animated Feature-Independent

    Watch the Trailer

    1 hour, 34 minutes. (2017) PG-13

    CROSSROADS FILM & DISCUSSION SERIES PRESENTED BY:
      

      


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    • Sunday, March 11, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Southern NH University; 2500 N. River Rd. Manchester, NH 03106
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    Register your team and pay the competition fee ($50 per team).

    After registering your team, please have all students sign our photo release and bring it with you to the competition.

    More information at Academic WorldQuest homepage.

    • Monday, March 12, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • 72 Concord St., Manchester, NH 03101
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    WELCOMING REFUGEES,

    INVOLVING THE LOCAL COMMUNITY:

    Experiences from Germany

    Kathleen Kunath and Christoph Böhmer,German immigrant activists and cofounders of “Willkommen in Falkensee” (“Welcome to Falkensee”), will talk about successes and challenges in organizing a volunteer support group and helping the local community welcome newly arrived refugees to their German town.

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    Kathleen Kunath, a social worker, established an extensive communication effort to prepare the local German community for arrival of many refugees.

    Christoph Böhmer, a 1996 graduate of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, applied his business background to the massive change in the community as hundreds of refugees sought resettlement.

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    Monday, March 12, 2018

    6 pm-7:30 pm

    SNHU Center for New Americans at the YWCA NH

    72 Concord St., Manchester, NH

    Free and open to all. Advanced registration is highly encouraged due to limited space

     Light refreshments available.

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    For more information, contact

    Gayle Aspinwall, gayle.aspinwall@gmail.com, 603-643-1551 or

    Becky Field, fieldworkphotos@gmail.com, 603-568-3174


    Sponsors for this event include: World Affairs Council of New Hampshire, SNHU Center for New Americans at YWCA NH, Welcoming New Hampshire, and Quaker Hanover Friends Meeting. A complete list of sponsors will be available at the event.


    • Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    • 12:40 PM - 2:00 PM
    • UNH Durham, MUB Thearer II
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    Leadership on the World Stage: A New Role for the U.S.?

    Tuesday, April 10th, 12:40 PM-2:00 PM

    UNH Durham MUB Theater II

    Ambassador Thomas Pickering will address the past and future of the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal and politics in the Persian Gulf. Pickering has had a career spanning five decades as a U.S. diplomat, serving as under secretary of state for political affairs, ambassador to the United Nations, ambassador to Russia, India, Israel, Nigeria, Jordan and El Salvador. He currently works with The Iran Project, part of the Foundation for a Civil Society.

    ABOUT THOMAS PICKERING:

    Thomas R. Pickering

    Ambassador Thomas Pickering has had a career spanning five decades as a U.S. diplomat, serving as under secretary of state for political affairs, ambassador to the United Nations, ambassador to Russia, India, Israel, Nigeria, Jordan and El Salvador. He also served on assignments in Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He holds the personal rank of Career Ambassador, the highest in the U.S. Foreign Service. He has held numerous other positions at the State Department, including executive secretary and special assistant to Secretaries Rogers and Kissinger and assistant secretary for the bureau of oceans, environmental and scientific affairs.He retired in 2006 as senior vice president international relations for Boeing.

    • Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • UNH Manchester 88 Commercial St, Manchester, NH 03101
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    A three-part series on today's global challenges

    TUESDAY, APRIL 10

    FEATURING AMBASSADOR THOMAS PICKERING

    Iran, Saudi Arabia and U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf

    Ambassador Thomas Pickering will address the past and future of the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal and politics in the Persian Gulf. Pickering has had a career spanning five decades as a U.S. diplomat, serving as under secretary of state for political affairs, ambassador to the United Nations, ambassador to Russia, India, Israel, Nigeria, Jordan and El Salvador. He currently works with The Iran Project, part of the Foundation for a Civil Society.


     Location: Multi-purpose Room, UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street (Pandora Mill), Manchester. Directions & Parking Info Here. (For safety and storm closure information, check here

    ABOUT THOMAS PICKERING:

    Thomas R. Pickering

    Ambassador Thomas Pickering has had a career spanning five decades as a U.S. diplomat, serving as under secretary of state for political affairs, ambassador to the United Nations, ambassador to Russia, India, Israel, Nigeria, Jordan and El Salvador. He also served on assignments in Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He holds the personal rank of Career Ambassador, the highest in the U.S. Foreign Service. He has held numerous other positions at the State Department, including executive secretary and special assistant to Secretaries Rogers and Kissinger and assistant secretary for the bureau of oceans, environmental and scientific affairs.He retired in 2006 as senior vice president international relations for Boeing.

    Presented in partnership with UNH Manchester's homeland security, history, humanities and politics and society programs

    Sponsored by:

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    • Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    • 7:00 PM
    • Red River Theatres, 11 S Main St, Concord, NH 03301


    Wednesday, May 30th at 7 PM

    Red River Theatres, Concord

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    Ticket Price: $10

    Purchase tickers: HERE

    THE FINAL YEAR is a unique insiders' account of President Barack Obama's foreign policy team during their last year in office. Featuring unprecedented access inside the White House and State Department, THE FINAL YEAR offers an uncompromising view of the inner workings of the Obama Administration as they prepare to leave power after eight years.

    Tickets can be purchased online at Red River Theatres, at the door, or by calling 603-224-4600

    Watch the Trailer

    1 hour, 29 minutes (2017) NR


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