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2014-15 Schedule
Click on Events calendar to see  Programs for the 2014-15 Season! 

Events for the 2014-15 Season will be posted as they are scheduled.

 

  Wed., Sept. 10
  AR Breakfast
 
Ambassador Husain Haqqani
  Former Amb. of Pakistan
    to the US
 
"Magnificent Delusions:
    Pakistan, the US & an
    Epic History of
    Misunderstanding"

  SYC
  7:15-9:00 AM

  Wed., Sept. 17
  Forum Series
 
Howard French
  Assoc. Prof., Columbia
    Grad. Sch. of Journalism
 
"China's 2nd Continent"
  Ferguson Library
  5:45-7:30 PM

  Mon., Sept. 22
  Great Decisions
 
Seth Anziska
  Prof., Columbia Univ.
 
"Israel and the U.S."
  New Canaan Library
  7 PM

  Mon., Oct. 6
 
"1st Mondays" Discussion
    Group - MEMBERS ONLY
  McCarter & English
  5:30-7:30 PM

  Wed., Oct. 8
  AR Breakfast
 
Michael Nyenhuis 
  Pres. & CEO, AmeriCares
 
"The Global Health
    Solution:  Frontline
    Health Workers"

  SYC
  7:15-9:00 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 


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NORMAN WOODBERRY SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

 

                                                       

 

The World Affairs Forum is pleased to announce this year's winners of
Norman Woodberry Scholarships.

$3,000 scholarship to Diana Bosch, Fairfield University, to participate in a study abroad program in France during the 2014-15 academic year.

$2,000 scholarship to Nari Kim, SUNY Potsdam, to participate in a study abroad program in Seoul, Korea during the fall semester 2014.

$1,000 scholarship to Prakriti Kumar, U. of CT, to participate in a study abroad program in London, England during the fall semester 2014.

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Wednesday, September 10 - AR BREAKFAST

 


Ambassador Husain Haqqani

Former Ambassador of Pakistan to the US and Director, South & Central Asia, Hudson Institute

"Magnificent Delusions:  Pakistan, the US and an Epic History of Misunderstanding" 

Ambassador Husain Haqqani is a Pakistani scholar and public figure who most recently served as Pakistan's Ambassador to the US from 2008-2011.  He is widely credited with managing a difficult partnership during a critical phase in the global war on terrorism.  Ambassador Haqqani emerged as a strong voice for democracy and civilian control of the military in Pakistan and an exponent of liberal values in the Muslim world.  His career in government includes serving as an advisor to three Pakistani Prime Ministers, as well as Pakistan's Ambassador to Sri Lanka.

He is the author of the book "Pakistan Between Mosque and Military" and is currently Senior Fellow and Director for South and Central Asia at the Hudson Institute.  He also co-edits the journal "Current Trends in Islamist Ideology".

Stamford Yacht Club
 Coffee Available:  7:15 AM
Breakfast:  7:30 AM
Presentation:  8 AM
Adjourn:  9 AM

AR Members:  No Charge
Guests of AR Members:  $30
General Public:  $50
 

 

 


 

 

 
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