Join us Thursday, October 24 at the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, for a presentation by Steven Flynn titled, “Neutralizing the Politics of Fear: The Case for Bolstering Societal Resilience.” A reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with the presentation starting at 6:00 p.m. Following the presentation, there will be an optional dinner at Old Lyme Country Club ($35 for a meal and additional Q&A with the speaker).
As Founding Director of the Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern University, Dr. Stephen E. Flynn leads a major university-wide research initiative to inform and advance societal resilience in the face of growing human-made and naturally-occurring turbulence. At Northeastern, he is also Professor of Political Science with faculty affiliations in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs. Dr. Flynn is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on critical infrastructure and supply chain security and resilience.
Learn more about the Global Resilience Institute at https://globalresilience.northeastern.edu/from-the-director/
Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) and Essex Meadows Community Partnership present Syndey Williams, local author, discussing his new book ‘Dear Mary: Letters Home from the 10th Mountain Division, 1944-1945’ at 3:00 p.m.[…]
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.