“U.S. Elections 2008: The World is Watching”
Panel discussion with Thomas Heilke
- Monday, Oct. 20, 2008, 7:30 p.m.
- Dole Institute of Politics, KU campus, Lawrence
- Cost: Free
- Age limit: All ages
The speakers will discuss the world's perceptions of the U.S. presidential election. Diana Carlin, professor of communications studies, and Burdett Loomis, professor of political science, have recently traveled to Germany, Belarus, Indonesia, Brazil, Argentina and China on behalf of the U.S. State Department to present information on American politics and elections. Three Fulbright Scholars in journalism--Soleak Seang, Cambodia; Rauf Arif, Pakistan; Uyanga Bazaa, Mongolia--and International Ford Foundation Fellow Denzyl Janneker, South Africa will also offer brief reflections on the state of thinking in their respective countries.For more information on this program, please contact International Programs at 785-864-6161.