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U.S. Foreign Policy Presentations for State Department Summer Institute

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

This summer Bard is hosting 18 international scholars as part of a State Department–supported program focused on U.S. foreign policy. The participants are on campus for six weeks and have attended a series of seminars in Annandale as well as meetings with policymakers and practitioners in Washington, New York City, West Point, the FDR Library, and Albany.

They will give presentations on their research and ways in which this program might add to future projects and their teaching. These presentations are open to the Bard community and take place July 29–31.

July 29 Presentations:

1. Simona Soare (Romania): “U.S. Relative Power Deadline and the Impact on Transatlantic Security Relations”

2. Boris Vukicevic (Montenegro): “The Holy See—U.S. Relations: From Animosity to Partnership and Beyond.”

3. Harvey Banda (Malawi): “ USA-Africa Economic Relations”

4. Victor Banlilon (Cameroon): “Promoting Human Rights of Prisoners Through Education in Cameroon: Lessons from the B.P.I.”

5. Diana Consuelo Ahumada (Colombia): “Human Rights in U.S. Colombia Relations

6. Antonio Lessa (Brazil): “U.S.–Latin America–Brazil Relations Since 1945”

Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Reem-Kayden Center Room 103