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Becoming a Global Citizen: The European Union

Discussions on International Issues

2023-06-04 14:00:00 2023-06-04 15:30:00 America/New_York Becoming a Global Citizen: The European Union Sharon Forks Library -

Sunday, June 04
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-04 14:00:00 2023-06-04 15:30:00 America/New_York Becoming a Global Citizen: The European Union Sharon Forks Library -

The European Union: A Cooperative Enterprise from Enemies to Partners: This lecture will look at the European Union as the institution which has helped change the economic and political relationships between the states of Europe. It will cover history and institutional structure of the EU.

Becoming a Global Citizen is a program series dedicated to educating the public and encouraging discussions about foreign affairs. These programs will be on the first Sunday of every month at 2:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the Sharon Forks Library. Each program will consist of 45 minutes of presentation by a University of North Georgia professor followed by 45 minutes of a roundtable discussion on the topic of the month.

This program is intended for adults and high schoolers.

  

This month's topic is The European Union: A Cooperative Enterprise from Enemies to Partners, presented by Dr. Craig Greathouse, a professor of Political Science who has earned a PhD in political science with specialties in international relations and comparative politics from Claremont Graduate School and received his Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Akron. A member of UNG faculty since 2007, Dr. Greathouse has published on topics addressing European foreign policy, Security and Defense policy, Strategic Culture, Strategic Thought, International Relations theory, and Cyber War. He is a member of the control staff for the National Security Decision Making Game and runs simulations for diverse groups ranging from gaming conventions such as Dragon Con to the National Defense University.

  
Upcoming Topics for Becoming a Global Citizen:

July 2: EU Investment in Human Capital & the Evolution of European Identity

August 8: Chinese Foreign Policy: Playing the Role of Strategic Competitor to the US

September 10: Russian Foreign Policy: Russia's Changing Relationship with the World

October 8: Soft Power in Latin America

November 5: State Fragility

December 3: Fallout from the Conflict in Ukraine

  

This program is in partnership with the University of North Georgia's Department of Political Science and International Affairs.

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