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International Affairs: An Interdisciplinary Study

April 1, 2016

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Wells Conference Center, University of Maine
A One-Day Conference, Free & Open to the Public

Today, the study of International Affairs is surely a necessity, both for public policy and civic education. Yet this study could not survive without the contributions of other disciplines. Please join us for a conference of leading scholars to discuss the ways we make sense of our global world.

9:15 am      Coffee/Refreshments
9:30 am      Welcome and Introduction
Dean Emily A. Haddad, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UMaine
9:45 am      “What’s Culture Got to Do With It: The Importance of Anthropology in International Affairs”
Sarah Tobin, Associate Director of Middle East Studies, Brown University
11:00 am    Break
11:15 am    “Money, Guns and the Study of International Affairs”
Rosella Capella, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Boston University
12:30 pm    Lunch (Free, but RSVP required by March 24 – contact Peter Fandel at 207-581-1835 or
1:30 pm      “International Affairs and the Turn to History”
Brian Schmidt, Associate Professor of Political Science, Carleton University
2:45 pm      Break
3:00 pm      Roundtable Discussion
4:00 pm      Reception

Presented by the International Affairs Program with significant support from the School of Policy and International Affairs



April 1, 2016


Wells Conference Center
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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