Spotlight: Great Decisions Lecture Series

Spotlight: Great Decisions Lecture Series

Date Published:
Tuesday, January 7, 2014

The Office of International Programs announces the 2014 Great Decisions Lecture Series topics and speakers.

Coordinated nationally by the Foreign Policy Association, the Great Decisions program highlights relevant foreign policy issues. The Office of International Programs coordinates an annual lecture series for the Charlotte community in January and February to discuss those issues.

This year's speakers include:

  • January 15: Greg Sizemore, U.S. Export Assistance Centers of North Carolina, U.S. trade policy;
  • January 22: Dr. Greg Pillar, Queens University, food and climate;
  • February 5: Dr. James Walsh, Political Science department at UNC Charlotte, defense technology;
  • February 12: Dr. James Tabor, Religious Studies department at UNC Charlotte, Israel and the U.S. (note: cancelled due to weather);
  • February 19: Dr. Johan Enslin, Energy Production and Infrastructure Center at UNC Charlotte, energy independence;
  • February 26: Joint presentation from Dr. Cheryl Brown, Political Science department at UNC Charlotte, China’s foreign policy and Dr. James Tabor, Religious Studies department at UNC Charlotte, Israel and the U.S. Brown will discuss China’s foreign policy at 6:30 PM; Tabor will talk about the relationship between Israel and the United States at 7:30 PM. This joint program resulted from cancellations of previously scheduled events due to inclement weather.

All lectures will be held in room 204 of UNC Charlotte's Center City building on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM. The events are free and open to the public, but registration is requested.

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