NEW -- KRASNO EVENTS SERIES - PROGRAM -- FALL 2019
PROGRAM - SPRING 2020 (Jan. - April 2020)
all events take place in the Pleasants Family Room of the Wilson Library (pillared building above)
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 5.30pm:
" DEMOCRACY IN CHAINS:
From the Cold War to 30 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall
JOSHUA RUBENSTEIN (Harvard University)
"Stalin and the German Question: from Failure to Tragedy"
HOPE M. HARRISON (George Washington University)
"After the Berlin Wall:
Memory and the Making of the New Germany, 1989 to the Present"
Tuesday, Septembeer 17, 2019 - 5.30pm:
"XI JINPING & Co:
Tales of a New York Times Correspondent in China"
(Bureau Chief, New York Times, Beijing, China)
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 5.30pm
"INDIA in GLOBAL AFFAIRS"
His Excellency HARSH VARDHAN SHRINGLA
The Ambassador of India to the United States
The Ambassador will be introduced by
North Carolina Secretary of State ELAINE F. MARSHALL.
The discussion will be moderated by Prof. Klaus Larres (UNC-Chapel Hill)
The event is followed by a reception outside the auditorium (all welcome).
Location: Mandela auditorium, Fed Ex GEC building
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 5.30pm:
"MONEY LAUNDERING and CORRUPT DICTATORS:
Why Criminals and Terrorists love to 'wash' their money in the U.S."
(Attorney + Expert Witness, Washington, DC)
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 5.30pm:
"TRUMP AND CHINA:
The Delusions of Current U.S. Policy toward China and a Path Back to Reality"
MICHAEL D. SWAINE
(Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC)
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 5.30pm:
U.S.-Russian Relations in an Era of Global Change"
CELESTE A. WALLANDER
(President and CEO of the U.S.-Russia Foundation;
former Special Assistant to the President & Senior Director for Russia and Eurasia on the National Security Council (NSC); former Deputy Assistant Secreary of Defense for Russia/UkraineEurasia).
** This event is organized in co-operation with the UNC Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies **
MONDAY, November 25, 2019 - 5.30pm:
"WHAT DOES CHINA WANT?
Two experts examine China's global objectives:
Global Implications of the U.S.-China Rivalry & the Transformation of
the Chinese Economy"
SI TAO XU
(Chief Economist and Partner, Deloite China)
"A Tech Cold War?
What is beneath the Surface of U.S.-China Hi Tech Tensions?"
(Host & co-founder of the Sinica Podcast; editor-at-large of SupChina.com)
The events will be introduced and moderated by Prof. Klaus Larres (UNC-Chapel Hill)
- NO RSVP required, just come along -
** PLEASE NOTE -- CHANGES OF UNC PARKING REGULATIONS **
Parking available at Cobb Deck on Country Club Road
& the Bell Tower Deck on Bell Tower Drive
As of August 15, 2019, there is a flat $1 weeknight fee for the parking decks that were free previously. This new unfortunate rule is in effect
from 5:00pm to 7:30m, Monday-Friday.
These weeknight fees can be paid using the ParkMobile app, the Parkmobile website, or with a credit or debit card.
You can also insert four quarters at a designated weeknight pay station (please note, they do not accept dollar bills - you need to have 4 quarters if you wish to pay by cash).
More information can be found on the Transportation and Parking website.
Very sorry about this great inconvenience.
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