For Immediate Release: March 8, 2007
Contact: Marsha Nishi Mullan
Leading Scholars to Convene at Swarthmore to Discuss
'Challenges in Contemporary International Politics'
A symposium on "Anti-Americanism, Failing States and American Foreign Policy: Challenges in Contemporary International Politics" will be held at Swarthmore College on Friday and Saturday, March 30-31.
Some of the nation's leading scholars in international politics will convene to discuss this topic and to honor their colleague, Richter Professor of Political Science Raymond Hopkins, who will retire from Swarthmore this spring. All panels will be held in the Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall. The symposium is free and open to the public.
Friday, March 30:
- 1:30-3:30 p.m. "Rising Anti-Americanism, the Power of Ideas, and Threats to International Stability"
Panelists: Robert Keohane, Princeton University
Peter Katzenstein '67, Cornell University
Kenneth Oye '71, MIT
Moderator: Dominic Tierney, Political Science, Swarthmore College
- 4-6 p.m. "Failed States and the Consequences of Intervention"
Panelists: Charles Beitz, Princeton University
Martha Finnemore, George Washington University
Carol Lancaster, Georgetown University
Moderator: Stephen O'Connell, Economics, Swarthmore College
Saturday, March 31:
- 10 a.m.-12 p.m. "American Responses to These Challenges"
Panelists: James Kurth, Swarthmore College
Robert Gallucci, Georgetown University
Kenneth Lieberthal, University of Michigan
Moderator: Lillian Li, History, Swarthmore College
For more information, please call 610-328-8088 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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