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Former U.N. assistant secretary general to speak at Bates

Thursday, February 11, 1999 10:02 am

Giandomenico Picco, the former U.N. assistant secretary general who gained the release of journalist Terry Anderson and 10 other Western hostages held at Shiite strongholds in Lebanon, will discuss Iraq in the 21st Century at at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Jonathan Schell to discuss presidential impeachment

Wednesday, January 20, 1999 10:49 am

Noted writer Jonathan Schell, author of a series of commentaries on the impeachment of President Clinton for The Nation magazine, will discuss "Why Impeachment? Why Not?" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Middle East Film Festival to be held at Bates

Friday, January 15, 1999 10:27 am

The Middle East Film Festival, sponsored by the Bates Multicultural Center, will be held Jan. 24-31 in the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.

Bates to hold symposium on education, religion and contemporary issues

Tuesday, January 5, 1999 12:24 pm

In the wake of a series of hateful acts directed toward a number of synagogues and churches in Maine, issues of preparing a new generation for an age of religious pluralism will be explored in a three-day symposium at Bates College Friday, Jan. 22, Jan. 23 and Sunday, Jan. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Best-selling author to discuss popular culture at Bates

Saturday, January 2, 1999 12:55 pm

Noted cultural critic David Horowitz will discuss the intersection of popular culture and public policy at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

William Blum to speak on U.S. foreign policy

Wednesday, September 23, 1998 2:01 pm

William Blum, author of "The CIA: A Forgotten History" and "Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II," will discuss "U.S. Foreign Policy: A Study in Hypocrisy" Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Series lecture free of charge.

Oliphant's political cartoons on display

Thursday, August 13, 1998 3:21 pm

Political cartoons featuring the late U.S. Sen. and Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie drawn by nationally syndicated cartoonist Pat Oliphant will be on display in the Muskie Room of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College through May 30. The public is invited to view the exhibit free of charge weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 207-786-6354.

Russian arms control expert to speak on military reform and law

Monday, December 1, 1997 11:27 am

The president of the Moscow Public Science Foundation will discuss "Management, Military Reform and Law (Local Government)" at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 4, in the Muskie Archives.

Czech nation builder to speak

Friday, October 3, 1997 8:31 am

Ladislav Venys, at the center of numerous nation-building efforts in the Czech Republic, will discuss the evolving role of NATO in Europe at 7:30 p.m. October 20, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.

Belgrade visitors to speak at Bates

Friday, October 3, 1997 8:25 am

Two leading human rights activists from Belgrade will discuss the current political situation in Yugoslavia at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. As part of their week-long visit to Bates, Obrad Savic and Natasha Lazovic will also show a film, Predictions of Fire, at 7 p.m. Oct. 8, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.

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