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Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs Sponsored Events Calendar

Please click on a month to see an expanded list of events. Past events can be found below. This calendar is being updated all the time, so please make sure to check again for upcoming events.

 

2014-2015 EVENTS

SEPTEMBER

Friday, 9/12, 12:00-5:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

—Third Annual International Politics and Economics Symposium—
Crisis and Confusion: Response to Global Economic Turbulence

12:00-12:15 p.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks 
Allison Stanger, Director of International Politics and Economics

12:15-1:45 p.m.
Panel One: Is the Crisis of 2007-2008 Unusual? An Historical Perspective
Michael Bordo, Board of Governors Professor of Economics, Rutgers University

1:45-2:00 p.m. Coffee Break

2:00-3:30 p.m.
Panel Two: Sovereign Crises in Latin America
Graciela Kaminsky, Professor of Economics and International Affairs, George Washington University

3:30-3:45 Coffee Break

3:45-5:15 p.m.
Panel Three: Do Washington and Berlin Handle Economic Meltdowns                      Differently? Ideas and Leadership During a Time of Crisis
Matthias Matthijs, School of Advanced International Studies, John Hopkins University

7:15-8:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion with the three panelists

9/18-9/20
Clifford Symposium: "Transforming the Academy in the Digital Era"

Tuesday, 9/23, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

What was the Socialist City? The View from Beijing, a lecture by Fabio Lanza, Associate Professor of History, University of Arizona. 

Friday, 9/26, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

A Reformist Manifesto: Socioeconomic and Cultural Transformations in 1960s Bolivian Newsreels, a lecture by Professor Roberto Pareja, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

OCTOBER

Friday, 10/10, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

Seen from Here or What is about France?, an International and Global Studies Colloquium presentation by Edward C. Knox, College Professor Emeritus, Middlebury College.

Sponsored by the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs. Lunch available to those who RSVP by 10/06 to rcga@middlebury.edu

Wednesday, 10/15, 4:30 p.m.
Abernathy Room- Axinn

Cosmopolitanism and Patriotism in Roman Political Thought, a lecture by Jed W. Atkins, Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Classical Studies, Duke University.

Sponsored by the Classics Department, the Department of Political Science, and the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs.

Thursday, 10/16, Time and Place TBD
China Town Hall: A national webcase featuring President Jimmy Carter, who will discuss the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and China 35 years ago,  as well as current issues in Sino-American relations. A local partner to speak at Middlebury College will be identified at a later date.

Friday, 10/17, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

IGSC Reflections on Israel: A Roundtable Discussion among Middlebury faculty

Friday, 10/24, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

IGSC – CSE grantee presentations

Tuesday, 10/28, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

Variations on Utopia in Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction, a lecture by Mingwei Song, assistant professor in Chinese, Wellsley College.

Sponsored by the Department of Chinese, the East Asian Studies Program, and the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs.

Friday, 10/31, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

Why Is there No Palestinian Flag in the Stadium? Soccer and Identity Among Arab Citizens of Israel, an International and Global Studies Colloquium presentation by Tamir Sorek, Associate Professor of Sociology and Israel Studies at the University of Florida.

NOVEMBER

Friday, 11/7, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

An International and Global Studies Colloquium presentation

Friday, 11/14, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

An International and Global Studies Colloquium presentation

Friday, 11/21, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

An International and Global Studies Colloquium presentation

DECEMBER

Friday, 12/5, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

An International and Global Studies Colloquium presentation

JANUARY

FEBRUARY

Thursday, 2/26
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room

Art as a Way of Knowing: Reading Lu Xun's Modern Prose Poetry Collection "Wild Grass," a lecture by Nicholas A. Kaldis, associate professor of Chinese Studies, Director of Graduate Studies, and Program Coordinator for Chinese Studies in the Department of Asian & Asian American Studies at Binghamton University (SUNY). 

Sponsored by the Department of Chinese, the East Asian Studies Program, and the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs.

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