Running on Empty?

By Camden Conference | Nov 20, 2012
Courtesy of: Camden Conference Prof. Seth Singleton to speak on U.S. Policy in the Middle East on Tuesday, Nov. 27 in Belfast

Join Professor Seth Singleton on Tuesday, November 27 at the Belfast Free Library for a discussion of U.S. Policy in the Middle East in the wake of the recent Presidential election.

His talk, “Running on Empty: U.S. Policy in the Middle East” takes place from 6:30-8PM and is free and open to all.

Seth Singleton is Libra Professor of International Relations at the University of Maine. He received his B.A. at Harvard, in Russian History and Literature, and his Ph.D. at Yale, in Political Science.  He won the American Political Science Association prize for best dissertation in international relations 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 Tanzania, Russia, 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.

This presentation is hosted by the Belfast Free Library and offered as a free community event in anticipation of the 26th Annual Camden Conference: The Middle East: What Next?, February 22-24, 2013, featuring Robin Wright as keynote.

The mission of the Camden Conference is to foster informed discourse on world affairs through year-round community events, public and student engagement, and an annual weekend conference. For more information visit the website at, email or call 207-236-1034.

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