Posts by Carrie Kuhl

Naomi Oreskes: The American Denial of Climate Change

Naomi Oreskes is professor of the history of science and affiliated professor of earth and planetary sciences at Harvard University. Her research focuses on the earth and environmental sciences, with a particular interest in understanding scientific consensus and dissent. She authored Rejection of Continental Drift: Theory and Method in American Earth Science, and co-authored Merchants…

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THE NEW ARAB WARS: ANARCHY AND UPRISINGS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

September 22, 2016,    Marc Lynch, Ph.D., Middle East  expert and faculty member at George Washington University, vividly described the dynamic  political scene that has emerged since Arab Spring protests  began in Tunisia in 2010.  As the author of a new book, “The New Arab Wars:  Anarchy and Uprisings in the Middle East,” his talk was…

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SDWAC Global Health Symposium Summary

Harding Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Katherine E. Bliss. Her address was entitled, “Governing Global Health in an Interconnected World”.  Bliss summarized the origins and history of global health organizations including the League of Nations, Red Cross, Rockefeller Foundation, Save The Children, Bilateral Aid Agencies, WHO, UNICEF, World Bank as well as private sector groups, NGOs,…

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Symposium Parking

Parking for Thursday night lecture – best choice is the Wagner Hall free parking lot west of the University Student Union.  The lot East of the Student Union is also free but the barriers will be down.  You need to insert a credit card to enter and exit.  There will be competition for space with…

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SDWAC Annual Symposium

Global Health was in the world news of the day when  South Dakota World Affairs Council annual symposium took place on January 28 29, 2016 .   For a summary of the four sessions with internationally recognized speakers and local experts click on News and Events at the bottom of the home page.

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