OCTOBER

Thursday, 10/2 4:30 p.m
Robert A. Jones '59 conference room
Muslims in China’s Northwest
by Morris Rossabi, Distinguished Professor at the City University of New York (Queens College) and Visiting Professor of Mongol History at Columbia University.

Tuesday, 10/7 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 conference room
An Imported Culture War? Sex Education and the Religious Right in Croatia by Aleksandar Stulhofer, professor of sociology and chair of the sexology unit, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Wednesday, 10/8 6:00 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 conference room
Hong Kong: The Struggle for Autonomy 
with Jeffrey Lunstead, diplomat in residence, and Jessica Teets, assistant professor of political science, Middlebury College

Thursday, 10/9 4:30 p.m
Robert A. Jones '59 conference room
The Hilltop Settlement:  A Perspective of an Israeli Author by Assaf Gavron, visiting professor at the University of Nebraska, Omaha.

Friday, 10/10, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room
International and Global Studies Colloquium:
The Depiction of the Mulatto/a Figure in Pre-Revolutionary and Revolutionary Cuban Cinema by Enrique Garcia, assistant professor of Spanish, Middlebury College. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 10/6 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

Wednesday, 10/15, 4:30 p.m.
Abernathy Room,Axinn
Realism, Empire, and Just War Theory in Roman Political Thought, a lecture by Jed W. Atkins, Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Classical Studies, Duke University.

Thursday, 10/16, 5:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room
Middlebury College lecture “China's Military Rise: Implications for Asia and US Foreign Policy” by Roy D. Kamphausen, senior advisor for Political and Security Affairs at the National Bureau of Asian Research, and adjunct associate professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs; followed by the national webcast “Issues in U.S.-China Relations” 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.

Friday, 10/17, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room
International and Global Studies Colloquium: Reflections on Israel: A Roundtable Discussion among Middlebury faculty. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 10/13 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders.

Monday, 10/20, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones ’59 House conference room
Options and Obstacles in German-American Security Policy by  Stephan Böckenförde, Bundeswehr Academy for Information and Communication

Friday, 10/24, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room
International and Global Studies Colloquium:
Presentations by four groups of students who received Center for Social Entrepreneurship and Davis Projects for Peace summer grants in 2014. Join them as they share their experiences and reflection on their creative work around social issues and promotion of peace in communities around the world.  Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 10/20 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to College ID cardholders. 

Monday, 10/27, 4:30 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room
Latin America's Middle Classes: Who Are They and Why Do They Matter?, a lecture by by Jeff Dayton-Johnson, Interim Dean of the Graduate School of International Policy & Management at the Monterey Institute of International Studies

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, Wellesley College.

12:15 p.m.
McCardell Bicentennial Hall 220
Syria to Afghanistan: The Challenge of Policy and Force by Ronald Neumann, former Ambassador to Algeria, Bahrain and Afghanistan. Amb. Neumann also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near East, and currently is President of the American Academy of Diplomacy. Bring your lunch and beverage to enjoy during the lecture.

Friday, 10/31, 12:15 p.m.
Robert A. Jones '59 House conference room
International and Global Studies Colloquium presentation:
Why Is There No Palestinian Flag in the Stadium? Soccer and Identity Among Arab Citizens of Israel by Tamir Sorek, associate professor of Sociology and Israel Studies, University of Florida. Lunch provided for those who RSVP by 10/27 to rcga@middlebury.edu. $5 donation suggested; free to students and current faculty/staff.

Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs

Robert A. Jones '59 House
148 Hillcrest Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753
RCGA@middlebury.edu