Past Season 2003-2004

September 17, 2003: “Cyberterrorism” — Thomas A. Longstaff, Carnegie Mellon and CERT Research Center

October 24, 2003: “The Pinochet Case” — Geoffrey Bindman, a leading human rights activist and visiting professor at University College London.

November 10th, 2003: “Can the US Succeed in Rebuilding Iraq?” — Dr. Johanna Mendelson Forman from the United Nations Foundation. (Co-sponsored by Rotary.)     more

December 11, 2003: Congressman Tom Allen on foreign policy issues.

January 7th, 2004:”The Global Implications of Aquaculture.” — Sebastian Belle, Executive Director of the Maine Aquaculture Assocation.

January 28th, 2004: “The Kiva and the SUV: Cultures, Courts, and Consumers” — Peter Sly How American courts and institutions have wrestled with the relationships between Native and European cultures.

March 12, 2004: “Utopian Visions, Geopolitical Realities: Russia’s Nuclear Power Program in the 21st Century” — Paul Josephson, Associate Professor of History, Colby College

April 7th, 2004: “Directions in American Foreign Policy: Two Views from Off the Hill” — Martin Lancaster (Democrat, North Carolina, 1987-1995), a member of the Armed Services Committee and one of the House members to the Geneva Convention that looked into Chemical Warfare; and Jim Ross Lightfoot (Republican, Iowa, 1985-1997), a member of the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee.

May 19th, 2004: “Providing Health Care in Developing Countries” — David and Janet Preston share their experiences in Cameroon, Africa. Location: The Living Water Spiritual Center, 93 Halifax St., Winslow.

June 3, 2004: “The Role of Women in Social and Economic Change in Africa.” — Sandra Sohne, Assistant Dean of Students, Colby College.