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

Wednesday, July 30, 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 30 Presentations:

1. Yasmine Radwan (Egypt): “Identity Perspective in International Relations”

2. Joe Burton (New Zealand): “NATO After Afghanistan: between Retrenchment & Global Engagement”

3. Nora Bayrakdarian (Lebanon): “Foreign Policy, Security & Multilateralism”

4. Andrei Semenov (Russia): “The Exceptional Path: The Societal Foundations of Russia’s Foreign Policy”

5. Gerda Jakstaite (Lithuania): “U.S.–Russian Relations and the Factor of Baltic States.”

6. Zaril Suerkulova (Kyrgyz Republic): “U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East and Central Asian Countries”

For more information, call 570-238-7662, or e-mail jescott@bard.edu.

Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Reem-Kayden Center Room 103