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US Intervention in the World: Past and present

Join us for a virtual roundtable “US Intervention in the World: Past and present” – a roundtable focused on the history and present contours of US direct (military) intervention with experts on Southeast Asia (Indonesia), Horn of Africa, and Latin America.

Speakers are:

-Geoffrey Robinson, historian, UCLA, has written on violence, genocide, and US foreign policy, especially in Indonesia.

-Bonnie Holcomb, anthropologist, The George Washington University, author (with the late Sisai Ibssa) of The Invention of Ethiopia: The Making of a Dependent Colonial State in Northeast Africa, who specializes in Oromo and African studies, particularly Western intervention in the Horn of Africa. 

-Marc Becker, historian, Truman State University, who has written on class and ethnicity within Indigenous and popular movements in Latin America and US intervention by the FBI and CIA.

The Global in the US South is organized by Global Studies with funding from the Haines-Morris Endowment Fund.  Additional sponsors include the Center for Global Engagement, the Departments of Sociology, History, Geography, Political Science, and Anthropology; and Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Middle East Studies.

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Friday, March 12 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm

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