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Fair Trade or Trading Bad?

 

About The Talk: "Networks and north–south partnerships have become prerequisites for much research funding in policy-relevant fields. The objectives vary but usually include levelling the scholarly playing field, improving research quality, building southern capacity and relaying southern perspectives to northern policymakers. Reflecting on a decade’s work in Southern Africa, this paper suggests such initiatives often fall short of their objectives."

 


 

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Panel Discussion: The Promise and Perils of Populism - Global Perspectives

Please join us for a panel discussion of "The Promise and Perils of Populism - Global Perspectives" (University Press of Kentucky)
A new book edited by Carlos de la Torre
 
Moderated by: Emily Beaulieu, Department of Political Science, University of Kentucky
 
Panelists: Carlos de la Torre, Cas Mudde, School of Public and International Affairs, University of Georgia, contributor; Cristóbal Rovira, School of Political Science, Diego Portales University (Chile) contributor; Ron Formisano, William T. Bryan Professor of American History, University of Kentucky.
 
Reception in the lobby to follow.
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James F. Hardymon Theatre in the David Marksbury Building

Messy Little Wars

An expert in U.S. foreign relations in the Middle East since 1940 will discuss the historical foundations of the current crises in the region at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, in the UKAA Auditorium of the W.T. Young Library.
Interrupted Service: Gwen Schaefer's Peace Corps Experience in Ukraine

University of Kentucky alumni really do get all around the world. Gwendolyn Schaefer (International Studies/Geography 2013) traveled to Ukraine after her graduation as part of a 27 month long service period with the United State Peace Corps. Unfortunately, Gwen and other Peace Corps volunteers were forced to evacuate from the area in February 2014 due to mounting safety concerns.

Here, Gwen tells us about her time in Ukraine, the people and culture of the nation, and what it was like working there with the Peace Corps.

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