International Lecture Series

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International Lecture Series

In addition to the Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Memorial Lecture, forums and conferences, the Institute provides a series of international lectures by local, national and international authorities on subjects of timely interest. The Alworth Institute draws not only upon the rich store of local academics with expertise in a variety of areas, but also visiting international faculty.

Fall 2018 

Thursday, September 13 – 7:00 p.m. - Kathryn A. Martin Library Rotunda -Armenia’s Foreign Policy Explained – Presented by Vahe Gabrielyan, PhD, Director of the Diplomatic School of Armenia and former Armenian Ambassador to the United Kingdom 

Thursday, October 18 – 7:00 p.m. – Kathryn A. Martin Library Rotunda - The End of Pax Americana - Presented by Thomas Hanson, Alworth Institute Diplomat in Residence and retired U.S. Foreign Service Officer

Thursday, November 1 – 7:00 p.m. – Room TBA - Modern Journalistic Challenges around the World - Presented by Dr. John Hatcher, Associate Professor of Journalism, Dr. Jennifer E. Moore, Assistant Professor of Journalism, and Dr. Deborah Petersen-Perlman, Associate Professor of Communication, all from the UMD Department of Communication