Archive | 2016 Past Events

Great Decisions: Climate Geopolitics

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 […]

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Foreign Policy and the Next President: a Panel Discussion

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, […]

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Member-Only Dinner and “The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: New Kid on the Block”

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”.

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Great Decisions: “International Migration”

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, […]

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The Ottoman Endgame: War, Revolution and the Making of the Modern Middle East, 1908-1923

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, […]

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