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September 26, 2017

Jackson School hosts lectures on ‘Trump in the World’ Mondays through fall

UW News

The presidency of Donald Trump continues to have important and long-lasting implications for international affairs. Faculty members in the UW’s Jackson School of International Studies will explore the ongoing impact of the Trump presidency in weekly lectures through fall quarter.

This 10-part series examines the ongoing impact of the 2016 election on countries and regions worldwide. Each week, Jackson School faculty experts will explore perspectives from Europe, Asia, Mexico, Russia and the Middle East as well as questions of climate change and historical context in the U.S. presidency.

Trump in the World: International Implications” lectures will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday afternoons in room 110 of Kane Hall, and all are open to the public. Jackson School Director Reşat Kasaba will be moderator for these events.

The schedule is as follows:

Oct. 2: Trump and the World — a Historical Perspective, with Daniel Bessner, assistant professor of international studies
Oct. 9: The Middle East and Israel, with Joel Migdal, professor of international studies
Oct. 16: Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the Gulf, with Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, affiliate professor of international studies
Oct. 23: The US-Mexican Border, with Tony Lucero, associate professor and chair of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program
Oct. 30: India, with Sunila Kale, associate professor, director of the South Asia Center
Nov. 6: China, with David Bachman, professor of international studies
Nov. 13: The Korean Peninsula, with Yong-Chool Ha, professor of international studies
Nov. 20: The International Climate Regime, with Sara Curran, professor of international studies and director of the Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology
Nov. 27: Russia, with Glennys Young, professor of history and international studies.
Dec. 4: Final panel discussion and round table.


For more information about the series, contact the Jackson School at 206-543-6001 or jsisadv@uw.edu. Interested press may contact Monique Thormann, Jackson School director of communications, at 206-685-0578 or thormm@uw.edu.