The Mid-Maine Global Forum contributes to the local community’s understanding of issues of global significance by organizing and disseminating informed public presentations and discussion. To become a member or be put on our mailing list, email Global Forum
Unless otherwise announced, our programs will downtown at Colby’s new building on Maine Street in the Chace Center.
The next Forum program:
Friday, October 19
12-1 pm; registration at 11:30
University of Maine Professor Seth Singleton
Does Trump + Putin = The End of The West?
Margaret Chase Smith Library, Skowhegan
This program is part of the Forum’s collaboration with the MC Smith Library
Seth Singleton teaches international relations at the University of Maine. He studied Russian history at Harvard and received his Ph.D in International Relations at Yale. He won the American Political Science Association prize for best dissertation in International Relations while at Yale University and has held grants from the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Council on Soviet and East European Research, the Fulbright program, and the Open Society Institute. He has lived and worked at universities in Russia, Tanzania, Ecuador, and Vietnam, and consulted in China, Mongolia, and Bolivia. Along with teaching, he has been faculty research associate at Harvard and academic dean in universities in the US and overseas, most recently Associate Provost in charge of curriculum and faculty at the new Tan Tao University in Vietnam. Seth and Charlotte Singleton live in Mount Desert.
The talk will begin at 12 PM with registration starting at 11:30. The Library will provide water and light refreshments. If you would like a sandwich, fill out the enclosed order form and mail it with payment of $10 per meal by October 12th. If paying by check, make it out to the Margaret Chase Smith Library. You are welcome to bring your own lunch if you prefer. You can mail in a check in advance or pay at registration.
Friday, November 9
Colby’s Chace Center, downtown Waterville
Enter the door on Main Street across from Portland Pie
Professor Laura Seay
“Understanding Violence in Central Africa.”
Friday, December 14
Professor Linda Beck
Colby’s Chace Center, Main Street, Downtown Waterville