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Global Focus Lecture Series

March 3 - May 25, 2010

7:00 PM, Kane Hall, University of Washington

 

Come and hear leading scholars from around the world address issues of regional, national, and global importance. The lecture series is free and open to the public - registration is not necessary.


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2010

Walker-Ames Room (Room 225)

Marine Conservation in the Pacific Northwest: Whales, Salmon, and Sound

with Rob Williams, Canada-US Fulbright Visiting Chair, University of Washington

Global Focus Lecture Series: Marine Conservation in the Pacific Northwest: Whales, Salmon and Sound from Jackson School Staff on Vimeo.


THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2010

Walker-Ames Room (Room 225)

Europe’s Dilemma: Immigrant Integration in Western Europe

with Terri Givens, Professor of Government, University of Texas


THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2010

Walker-Ames Room (Room 225)

Becoming Religiously Hip: Middle Class Muslims in Indonesian Pop Culture

with Ariel Heryanto, Professor of Indonesian Studies, Australia National University

Global Focus Lecture Series: Becoming Religiously Hip: Middle Class Muslims in Indonesian Pop Culture from Jackson School Staff on Vimeo.


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2010

Room 210

Shiite Political Theory and the Opposition in Iran

with Roy Mottahedeh, Gurney Professor of History, Harvard University

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TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2010

Walker-Ames Room (Room 225)

The US and North Korea: Dealing with Irrationality

with Bruce Cumings, Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in History, University of Chicago

Global Focus Lecture Series: The US and North Korea: Dealing with Irrationality from Jackson School Staff on Vimeo.


TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010

Walker-Ames Room (Room 225)

Challenges and Opportunities For Human Rights in Russia

with Lara Iglitzin, Executive Directer, Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Global Focus Lecture Series: Challenges and Opportunities for Human Rights in Russia from Jackson School Staff on Vimeo.


TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2010

Walker-Ames Room (Room 225)

Building Bridges of Understanding Between America and Pakistan Through Up Close and Personal Humanitarian Assistance and Long Term Community Empowerment Projects

with Todd Shea, Program Director, Comprehensive Disaster Response Services

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Global Focus Lecture Series: Building Bridges of Understanding Between America and Pakistan from Jackson School Staff on Vimeo.


Parking is available for $6.00 on campus after 4:00 PM. (Please note that if there is a major event on campus parking fees may be higher). Enter any UW entrance and request parking closest to Kane Hall. More information is available at:  http://www.washington.edu/commuterservices/

For more information about the lecture series, call (206) 543-9606.

This lecture series is sponsored by the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies National Resource Centers.

More Information
(206) 543-9606
infocus@uw.edu