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Debate Series: Lessons from the 2008 Financial Crisis

WHO: Anne-Cecile Robert, Director, International Editions of Le Monde Diplomatique
Wendy Kristianasen, Director, Le Monde Diplomatique English Edition
Ibrahim Warde, Professor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Arturo Porzecanski, Professor, School of International Service
Michael Shank, Director, Foreign Policy Program at the Friends Committee on
National Legislation and Senior Fellow, French American Global Forum

WHEN:  Monday, October 14, 7:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Abramson Family Founders Room, American University School of International Service Building (Intersection of Nebraska and New Mexico Aves., NW)
also available via live stream

After the success of its first season in 2012-2013 in which hundreds of people took part, Le Monde diplomatique, Le Monde diplomatique - English Edition, and the French-American Global Forum (FAGF); have decided to renew their partnership for 2013-2014 in association with American University's School of International Service. The first debate of the second year series will be on October 14 at 7:00 pm and center on the lessons learned from the 2008 Financial Crisis. See details below.

Introductions by Frédéric Doré, Minister-Counselor, Embassy of France to the United States; James Goldgeier, Dean, School of International Service; and Romuald Sciora, President, French-American Global Forum.
Panel:

•  Anne-Cecile Robert, Director, International Editions of Le Monde Diplomatique
•  Wendy Kristianasen, Director, Le Monde Diplomatique English Edition
•  Ibrahim Warde, Professor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Arturo Porzecanski, Professor, School of International Service
•  Michael Shank, Director, Foreign Policy Program at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and Senior Fellow, French American Global Forum

American University is a leader in global education, enrolling a diverse student body from throughout the United States and nearly 140 countries. Located in Washington, D.C., the university provides opportunities for academic excellence, public service, and internships in the nation’s capital and around the world.

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