February 26 -28, 2015 University of South Florida St. Petersburg University Student Center
Seminars will begin Thursday afternoon at approximately 2:30 p.m. and last one hour. They will continue all day Friday from 9 a.m to 4 p.m., and will recommence Saturday morning at 9 a.m. and end at approximately 12 p.m. that afternoon. As you’ll see from the detailed program information shown below, a broad range of popular topics and speakers are scheduled. If you are planning on attending, please take a moment to let us know by using our sign up form on our website. Complimentary parking available in the USFSP parking garage. Please use floors 2-5, and avoid spaces marked as “gold” because you may be ticketed. We look forward to seeing you!
|Welcoming Remarks||Sophia T. Wisniewska, Chancellor, USF St. Petersburg • Rick Kriseman, Mayor of St. Petersburg • Douglas L. McElhaney, Ambassador (ret.)||2:00 PM|
|Oh, What a Lovely War: Syria Edition||Joshua Landis, Norine McDonald, Larry Butler, Robert Schaefer||2:30 PM|
|Terrorism: How Long and How to Resist It?||Wole Soyinka, Chuck Campbell, Norine McDonald, Pierre Guerlain||3:50 PM|
|Women’s Rights: A Western Construct or a Universal Goal?||Marcia Cohen, Neelofer Syed, Pierre Guerlain, Myriam Irizarry||5:00 PM|
|Russia after the Ukraine and Crimea Grabs: What’s for Dessert?||Ralph Clem, Damon Wilson, Clarence Juhl, Robert Schaefer, Ilgiz Yanbukhtin||9:00 AM|
|Can We Keep our Rights and Protect Our Country Too?||Barbara Carlin, Melissa Ruggiero, Chuck Campbell, Burton Hersh||9:00 AM|
|Cuba: What’s the New Normal?||Gary Mormino, Felipe Mantilla, Ralph Fernandez, Janet Long||10:20 AM|
|Breaking News: What Didn’t the Press Tell Us?||Jim Verhulst, Joshua Landis, George Hamilton, Kelly McBride||10:20 AM|
|If We #Hashtag It, Will Sea Rise Go Away?||Brendan Doyle, Don Chambers, Joseph Smoak||11:30 AM|
|Internet-Era War: Videos, Beheadings, and Asymmetric Violence||Chuck Campbell, Clarence Juhl, Damon Wilson, Aida Hozic||11:30 AM|
|International Criminal Tribunals: Kangaroo Courts We Should Oppose?||Michael Smith, Barbara Carlin, Melissa Ruggiero, Edward Kissi||2:00 PM|
|If You Had Five Minutes with the NEXT President, What Would You Recommend?||Judy Heimann, Wole Soyinka, Ilgiz Yanbukhtin, Ralph Clem||2:00 PM|
|Immigration: Is Anyone Happy with the Status Quo?||Anne Marie Winter, Scott Brown, Kathlyn Mackovjak, Adriana Dinis||3:10 PM|
|Europe and the U.S.: Is Mutual Disdain the Basis for an Alliance?||Pierre Guerlain, Ilkka Ahtokivi, Aida Hozic, Judy Heimann||3:10 PM|
|International Diseases: How Can We Fight Them Most Effectively?||Michael Smith, Erin Kennedy, Allison Messina||9:00 AM|
|Elections around the World: More Democracy or More Campaign Techniques?||Tom Edmonds, Mauricio de Vengoechea, Ilkka Ahtokivi, Norine McDonald||10:10 AM|
|U.S. Foreign Policy: Do We Need a Better Process or Better People?||Bill Felice, Aida Hozic, Clarence Juhl, Larry Butler||11:20 AM|
College students who are interested in international careers are cordially invited to the events below.
(Lunch is provided. Click here to register separately.)
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