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Assessing Obama: AHRC Obama Research Network Symposium




The penultimate Obama Network Symposium aims to assess the Obama Administration's record in 3 core fields - race, wars and economic crisis handling -  as well as other relevant developments during Obama's first term  and considerations on the prospects for the second term.

Our other aim is to bring together core members and supporters of the Obama Network collectively to disucss the way forward in researching and studying American power once the AHRC research Network Grant comes to a close at the end of April 2013.

Symposium Fees and Booking

Full price:£54 (includes VAT at 20%)

Student: £10

Proof of student status will be required on registration

Places are limited

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A separate booking must be made for the event, Sino-US Struggles over Aisa on 26th April at the Foreign and Common Wealth office.

Provisional Programme


10-11.15am Round Table on Racial Matters

Brian Ward (Northumbria, Chair/discussant)

Des King (Oxford); Mark Ledwidge (Canterbury); Nirmal Purwar (Goldsmiths)


11.45 -1pm Panel on Wars and Financial Crisis

Lee Marsden (UEA), Chair/Discussant)

Doug Stokes (Exeter); Ketan Patel (Global Pacific Investors); Sandra Halperin (Royal Holloway London)


2pm - 4pm  Round table on Race, Wars and Economy: Joining the dots, assessing Obama, Obama and US power today

Nick Kitchen (LSE, Chair/Discussant)

Mick Cox, LSE; Steve Burman, FCO/Sussex; John Dumbrell, Durham; Lisa Aronsson, RUSI; Inderjeet Parmar, City University London


4.30-5.30pm  Obama Network: Where next?

Special guests: Oz Hassan; Giles Scott-Smith; Iwan Morgan; Maria Ryan; Bruce Cumings

5.45 - 7pm  Reception for delegates


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When & where

9.15am - 7.00pmThursday 25th April 2013

City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom

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