When: Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Virtually! Registration required. The link to join us will be emailed with your registration confirmation. We will be using Zoom meetings.
Presenter: Peter Beinart, City University of New York
Join us Wednesday, December 9, 2020, for a virtual presentation by Peter Beinart, titled, “Israeli-Palestinian Relations in the 21st Century”
The presentation will take place live on Zoom at 6:00 p.m. EST on 12/9/20, followed by a Q&A with the speaker. The presentation recording will also be shared with members via email following the presentation.
Cost: Free for members (renew or join today!). $20 per presentation for guests. Please register in advance to receive Zoom login information.
Peter Beinart is a professor of journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism and professor of political science at the City University of New York Graduate Center. He is also a contributor to The Atlantic, a columnist for Jewish Currents, and a CNN political commentator.
His first book, “The Good Fight,” was published by HarperCollins in 2006. His second book, “The Icarus Syndrome,” was published by HarperCollins in 2010. His third, “The Crisis of Zionism,” was published by Times Books in 2012.
Beinart has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Boston Globe, The Atlantic, Newsweek, Slate, The Forward, Reader’s Digest, Die Zeit, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, and Polity: the Journal of the Northeastern Political Science Studies Association. The Week magazine named him columnist of the year for 2004. In 2005, he gave the Theodore H. White lecture at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
He has appeared on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” “Charlie Rose,” “Meet the Press,” “The Colbert Report” and many other television programs.
Beinart graduated from Yale University, winning a Rhodes scholarship for graduate study at Oxford University. After graduating from University College, Oxford, Beinart became The New Republic’s managing editor in 1995. He became senior editor in 1997, and from 1999 to 2006 served as the magazine’s editor.
When: Thursday, October 15, 2020, 6:00 p.m. Where: Virtually! Registration required. The link to join us will be emailed with your registration confirmation. We will be using Zoom meetings. Presenter: Dean Accardi, Assistant Professor of History at[…]
The mission of the Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) is to foster an understanding of issues of foreign policy and international affairs by study, debate, and educational programming, primarily through a Speakers Series of 8 to 10 monthly meetings.