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MEDIA ADVISORY: Chancellor's Forum on Nuclear Danger and Global Survival

ATTENTION: Political Writers and Editors

30 October 2001
Contact: Media Relations
(510) 643-5651


 

WHAT:
A University of California, Berkeley Chancellor's Forum on Nuclear Danger and Global Survival explores nuclear weapons after Sept. 11 in terms of terrorism, geopolitics and international responses.

 
 

WHEN:
7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8.

 
 

WHERE:
UC Berkeley's School of Law (Boalt Hall), Booth Auditorium.

 
 

WHO:
Experts on the Middle East, Asia, terrorism and international politics, including:

* David Caron, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley's School of Law (Boalt Hall) and an expert in international law

* Nayan Chanda, director of publications at Yale University's Center for Globalization and former editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review

* Scott Sagan. co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University and associate professor of political science at Stanford

* Susan Shirk, UC San Diego professor of political science who served as deputy assistant secretary of the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs during the Clinton Administration

* Shibley Telhami, who holds the Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, College Park

 
 

BACKGROUND:
The forum is open to the public and is part of an ongoing series dedicated to the memory of former U.S. Sen. Alan Cranston, whose lifelong concern was the control and abolition of nuclear weapons. For more information about program speakers and links to the topic, visit http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/nuclearforum/.

SPECIAL FEATURE:
Questions for panelists may be e-mailed via the Web site of the forum sponsor, UC Berkeley's Institute of International Studies: http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/nuclearforum/.

 
    


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