Conference Schedule and Information

February 11, 2011

St. John's University, Manhattan Campus

101 Murray Street, between West and Greenwich Streets

1pm – 3:00 pm Academic Panel

Dr. Luba Racanska, St. John's University, (Panel Chair)

Dr. Fredline Mcormack-Hale and Dr. Amadu Jacky Kaba, Seton Hall University, US and African State in Development

Dr. Srinivasan Sitaraman, Clark University, Paradox of US Engagement

Dr. Radwan Ziadeh, George Washington University, Institute for Middle Eastern Studies, Democracy Promotion and the Middle East

Dr. Azzedine Layachi, St. John's University (discussant)

3:00pm – 3:30 pm Coffee break

3:30pm – 5:30 pm Analysts and Policy-Makers Roundtable

Amb. John Hirsch, International Peace Institute (Roundtable Chair)

Dr. Mark Baskin, Center for International Development, SUNY Albany

Mr. Jake Sherman, Center for International Cooperation, New York University

Mr. David L. Phillips, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University

Representative from the US Permanent Mission to the UN (tbd)

5:45 pm Reception

Immediately following the roundtable discussion the Department of Government & Politics will host a reception for all presenters and other guests.   

The symposium will be held at St. John's Manhattan Campus at 101 Murray Street, located between West and Greenwich Streets in Lower Manhattan.

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