Weds., Dec. 7 , 6 pm. Members Only Dinner with Maria Höhn, Marion Musser Lloyd Prof. of History and International Studies, and Chair, History Depart., Vassar College. Founder and faculty mentor of Vassar College Refugee Solidarity. American Bounty Restaurant, Culinary Institute of America.
Weds., Nov. 30, 7 pm. Dr. Monica Parker, Director of the Bloodborne Viruses Laboratory and Faculty at Wadsworth Center School of Laboratory Sciences of the NYS Depart. of Health, will discuss the current state of global public health, how current concerns like Ebola, Zika, HIV/AIDS and others are being managed by state and federal governments, […]
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 7 pm at the Boardman Road Branch of the Poughkeepsie Public Library. Great Decisions Program Discussion, “Cuba and the U.S.” with Patricia Ferrer-Medina, Assist. Prof. of Spanish Literature and Language, Marist College, as facilitator.
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 7 pm at the Boardman Road Branch of the Poughkeepsie Public Library. Great Decisions Program Discussion, “Climate Geopolitics” with Steven Leibo, International History and Politics, The Sage Colleges. In the past few years, the American public has become more aware of the damage wrought by climate change. From droughts in […]
Weds, Oct. 5, 7 pm. Panel of experts on US foreign policy to discuss foreign policy challenges and opportunities the next US president will face and the positions of the current candidates. FDR Museum and Library. Stephen Pampinella, Asst. Prof. of International Relations, SUNY New Paltz Pavlina Tcherneva, Assoc. Prof. and Chair, Economics Dept.,and Research Scholar, […]
Monday, June 6th, 2016, 7 pm at the Boardman Road Branch of the Poughkeepsie Public Library Great Decisions Program Discussion, “The Kurds” with Martin Charwat, Past President of the World Affairs Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley, as facilitator.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 6 pm at the American Bounty Room of the Culinary Institute of America Join us for our Member-Only Dinner and a presentation by World Affairs Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley Board member and Professor of Economics at Dutchess Community College talk about “The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: New Kid on the Block”.
Monday May 9th, 2016, 7 pm at the Boardman Road Branch of the Poughkeepsie Public Library Great Decisions Program Discussion, “International Migration” with Juris Pupcenoks, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Marist College, and World Affairs Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley Board member, as facilitator. As a record number of migrants, fleeing conflicts in Syria, […]
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016, 7pm in Room 2023 Hancock Hall, Marist College Hear Professor Lyle Goldstein, China Maritime Studies Institute, U.S. Naval War College talk about “China’s Naval Build-up”.
Tuesday, April 19th, 2016, 7 pm at The Henry A. Wallace Center of the FDR Library, Hyde Park Join us to hear Professor Sean McMeekin, from Bard College talk about “The Ottoman Endgame: War, Revolution, and the Making of the Modern Middle East, 1908-1923”. Sean McMeekin is Professor of History at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, […]