Starr Forum: The Colombian Civil War and US Policy

October 29, 2001 - 1:30pm to 5:15pm
70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge

A public forum addressing the Colombian civil war and U.S. policy toward Colombia (Plan Colombia). The first in a new series of events sponsored by the MIT Center for International Studies and aimed at focusing attention on under-covered foreign policy issues.

Speakers will be US experts on Colombia:

Jonathan Hartlyn (Director, Institute of Latin American Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Michael Shifter (Program Director, Inter-American Dialogue)
Cynthia Arnson (Deputy Director, Latin America Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars)
Marc Chernick (Visiting Associate Professor of Government and Latin American Studies, Georgetown)
Chappell Lawson (Assistant Professor of Political Science, MIT)


Free & open to the public | Refreshments served