WorldViews Speaker Series Fall 2020

Join Middlebury Institute Center directors as they discuss today’s vexing world problems of race relations, domestic/global terrorism, climate change, and nonproliferation. Includes Q&A session. Registration required. Sponsored by the Gerry Taylor Seminars Endowment Fund. Please note all times are in Pacific time. 

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Wednesday September 9, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
"Pandemic, Protests, and Politics: Prospects for Peace." Pushpa Iyer, Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution; Director of the Center for Conflict Studies; Chief Diversity Officer. Learn how individuals, communities, and institutions can use a peacebuilding framework to counter the social unrest caused by the current pandemic and calls for justice.
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Wednesday October 14, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
“Delving Into the Extremism of White Supremacy: Who are They, What Do They Want?” Jason Blazakis, Professor of Practice; Director of the Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism. By nearly any objective measurement there has been a rise in extremism associated with the white supremacist movement. Learn why that is, and how the COVID pandemic is contributing to this evolving transnational challenge.
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Wednesday October 28, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
“The Ocean Climate Action Plan: Turning Ideas Into Advocacy.” Jason Scorse, Associate Professor; Program Chair, International Environmental Policy; Director, Center for the Blue Economy. Professor Scorse details the Ocean Climate Action Plan’s path from development into law.
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Wednesday November 11, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
“The US-Russian Nuclear Predicament: Are We Doomed to Cooperate or Simply Doomed?” William Potter, Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar Professor of Nonproliferation Studies and Founding Director of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. Dr. Potter will be joined by Aubrey Means, MA Candidate '20, Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies. For more than a half century, Washington and Moscow have worked to manage their nuclear competition and to cooperate in preventing the spread of nuclear weapons. But what’s the future of this often rocky relationship? Listen to insights into US-Russian nuclear dynamics and their implications for world stability.
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