Archives for "War"

Wednesday

April 21, 2010 11:51 am

Folks Back Home

A Kabul resident and a Marine veteran agree that education is key for Afghanistan — and for Americans who want…

Tuesday

April 20, 2010 4:49 pm

Kabul, One Day at a Time

• Click the thumbnails below to view the slide show A day in the life of an American scholar researching…

Friday

April 9, 2010 4:45 pm

Projects for Peace grants to support Zambia, Afghanistan programs

Two Bates College students have received 2010 Davis Projects for Peace awards to fund development initiatives in Zambia and Afghanistan….

Thursday

April 1, 2010 4:00 pm

Military and medical perspectives on nuclear threat to be discussed

A former U.S. Air Force officer and a co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility present a talk at Bates College titled “A Fork in the Road on Nuclear Weapons: Which Path to Security?” at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 5 in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The talk is free and open to the public. Hosted by the Brooks Quimby Debate Council, retired Col. Richard Klass of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and Dr. Ira Helfand of Physicians for Social Responsibility will present the talk to provide medical and military perspectives on questions of nuclear security issues.

Wednesday

October 18, 2006 2:40 pm

Iraq war veteran to speak

Adam Cote of Sanford, who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom as a member of the Maine Army National Guard, visits Bates College to offer a firsthand account of his time in Iraq at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall.

Wednesday

November 23, 2005 3:08 pm

Bates and Veterans for Peace present Iraq war poetry reading

Poet Brian Turner Brian Turner, author of the Beatrice Hawley Award-winning poetry collection Here Bullet (Alice James Books, 2005), will read from his work at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Russell Street, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

November 30, 2004 12:15 pm

Israeli consul to New England to discuss Middle East peace prospect

Hillel Newman, the Israeli consul to New England in Boston, will offer a lecture titled “Prospects for Peace in the Middle East: After Arafat” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College, Campus Avenue. Sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, the event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 207-786-6195.

Thursday

October 14, 2004 11:56 am

Panel to discuss Vietnam and Iraq wars

To provide historical perspective on what happened more than three decades ago and what is going on now in the Middle East, a Bates College panel consisting of a Vietnam veteran, a Vietnamese student from Hanoi, a Republican Party student activist, and a former member of Congress and Reagan arms control official will debate the differences and similarities between the Vietnam War and the current conflict in Iraq.

Sunday

May 9, 2004 10:25 am

Bates presents panel on the United States and the Middle East

As a follow-up to a well-attended discussion last month about the United States and Iraq, Bates College presents a panel discussion about the United States and the Middle East at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend at no charge. For more information, call 207-786-6195.

Tuesday

March 30, 2004 10:57 am

Bates forum to examine U.S. role in Iraq

Four members of the Bates College faculty will lead a forum exploring the U.S. war with Iraq and relations between the two countries at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue.