Annual IPE Symposium 2013

To see videos of each session, click on the panel numbers below.

The second annual International Politics and Economics Symposium, GLOBAL INEQUALITIES IN GENDER, PUBLIC HEALTH, AND THE ENVIRONMENT: WHAT CAN WE DO? was held on Friday, September 20, 2013. Three panels were held in the afternoon and a roundtable discussion in the evening.

Welcome by Ronald Liebowitz, President, Middlebury College
Introduction by Erik Bleich, Middlebury College
Director of International Politics and Economics

Panel One: Globalization, Women, and Work in the Middle East: Toward Economic Citizenship
by Valentine Moghadam, Professor of Sociology and Director, International Affairs Program, Northeastern University
Moderator: Sujata Moori, Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies
Student Chair: Fayezeh Haji Hassan '14

Panel Two: Health Behavior: Puzzles and Policies
By Michael Kremer, Gates Professor of Developing Societies, Department of Economics, Harvard University
Moderator: Erick Gong, Economics
Student Chair: Matthew Porat '14.5

Panel Three: Native Rights Based Approach: Canada's Last Best Effort to Save our Water, Land and Air from the Tar Sands
By Clayton Thomas-Muller, Activist for Indigenous Rights and Environmental Justice, Mathais Colomb Cree Nation, Canada
Moderator: Kemi Fuentes-George, Political Science
Student Chair: Lander Karath '14.5

Roundtable Discussion:
Valentine Moghadam, Michael Kremer, and Clayton Thomas-Muller
Chair: Erik Bleich, Director, International Politics and Economics