E-NEWS UPDATE FROM  WACNH ----- SEPTEMBER 2011

FALL WORLD AFFAIRS LUNCHEON SERIES

NEXT WEEK!

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 ~ NOON

PATRICK BINNSCONSUL GENERAL OF CANADA TO NEW ENGLAND

“The U.S. and Canada: A Shared Vision for Economic Competitiveness and Security

NEW HAMPSHIRE INSTITUTE OF POLITICS

SAINT ANSELM COLLEGE, 100 SAINT ANSELM DRIVE, MANCHESTER

TICKETS: WACNH MEMBERS: $20/ticket; $30/2 tickets -- NON-MEMBERS: $25/ticket

Limited free tickets available to students - contact council@wacnh.org

 PLEASE PURCHASE TICKETS IN ADVANCE

or contact Membership Coordinator Larry McCrum  at 603-314-7970 or lmccrum@wacnh.org


MONDAY, OCTOBER 24 ~ NOON

DANIEL HERNANDEZ JOSEPH, CONSUL GENERAL OF MEXICO TO BOSTON

“Migration in the relations between Mexico and the United States"

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY

SALON ROOM, HOSPITALITY CENTER, 2500 N. RIVER ROAD, MANCHESTER


TICKETS: WACNH MEMBERS: $20/ticket; $30/2 tickets -- NON-MEMBERS: $25/ticket

PLEASE PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE IN ADVANCE


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7 ~ NOON

MURAT LUTEM, CONSUL GENERAL OF TURKEY TO BOSTON

“The U.S. and Turkey"

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY

SALON ROOM, HOSPITALITY CENTER, 2500 N. RIVER ROAD, MANCHESTER


TICKETS: WACNH MEMBERS: $20/ticket; $30/2 tickets -- NON-MEMBERS: $25/ticket

PLEASE PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE IN ADVANCE


SPONSORED BY THE TURKISH CULTURAL FOUNDATION 


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; 

CHINA; 

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.

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE- BOOKS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT EVENT!


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

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE - BOOKS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT EVENT!



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

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE



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.

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE - BOOKS AVAILABLE FOR SALE AT THE EVENT!


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.

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE ONLINE!


“THINK GLOBAL” BUSINESS SUMMIT

MONDAY, OCTOBER 17 ~ 5:30 PM

Featuring Myron Kandel, Co-founder of CNN


With a panel of Granite State business leaders

Why businesses are going global, despite the recession, and how to do it responsibly

RECEPTION ~5:30 PM PROGRAM~ 6:30 PM

LOCATION: Dining Center, Southern New Hampshire University

2500 N. River Road, Manchester, NH 03106

TICKETS-  $25/per person; Free/Students

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE or call 603.314.7970 

PRESENTED BY:

   

PARTNERS:

abi

City of Manchester Economic Development Office

NH International Trade Resource Center

NH Small Business Development Center


Part of our GLOBAL NEW HAMPSHIRE series

This Summit on Citizen Diplomacy has been initiated through a seed grant from the

National Council for International Visitors as part of its 50th Anniversary celebration.


INTERNATIONAL VISITORS PROGRAM  ~

HOST A VISITOR FOR DINNER!

UPCOMING DELEGATIONS:

TUNISIA- Transparency in government

September 10-14


GERMANY- Current U.S. political trends

September 17-21



CONTACT: Program Director Tim Horgan (thorgan@wacnh.org) or Membership Coordinator Larry McCrum (lmccrum@wacnh.org) at (603) 314-7970.


   
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