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Wesleyan Democrats and Republicans Debate

11174760_10153239076094725_5859263051900884327_nFrom Kevin Winnie ’16:

On Thursday April 23rd from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the Memorial Chapel, the Wesleyan College Democrats and the Wesleyan College Republicans will be holding a political debate. Topics will include the role of government, foreign policy, health care, abortion and other political matters. Professor Richard Adelstein will be moderating this debate.

This event hopes to create a discourse between two politically oriented student groups that aim to create discussion about political affairs. We hope that you will join us in discussing these contentious issues.

Emmakristina Sveen ’17 and Joseph Nucci ’16 will be representing the Wesleyan College Republicans while Nat Warner ’17 and Alec Shea ’18 will be representatives for the Wesleyan College Democrats.

This event is brought to you by the Government Majors Committee, the Wesleyan College Democrats, and the Wesleyan College Republicans.

Date: Thursday, April 23
Time: 4:30-5:30 PM
Place: Memorial Chapel

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The Future of Peacekeeping: a Talk with Bill Flavin of the U.S. Army War College

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From Sarah Cassel ’13:

Peacekeeping missions, which originally responded to global and regional politics during the Cold War, have since evolved into
strategic tools to address diverse international conflicts. This talk will discuss the shape of peace operations today and what the future might hold.

Professor Bill Flavin is a professor at the U.S. Army War College and the Division Chief of the Doctrine, Concept, Education, and Training Division in the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute.

This event is sponsored by the Wesleyan Government Department and organized by students on the Government Majors’ Committee.

Date: Thursday, February 21
Time: 4:15 p.m.
Place: PAC 002

Twenty Years after the Wall: The German Elections of 2009

Janine Zaltsman writes:

Come to a Faculty Talk by Assistant Professor of Government Sarah Wiliarty. Twenty years after the wall, Germany finds itself with a female Chancellor from the former East. What does the fall of the wall have to do with the shattering of the glass ceiling? What is the legacy of 1989 for the elections of 2009? Professor Sarah Wiliarty examines the political fortunes of Angela Merkel.

Sponsored by: Government Majors Committee and Government Department

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 13, 12-1PM
WHERE: Allbritton 311 (Shapiro Writing Center)