Neutralizing the Politics of Fear

When:
October 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2019-10-24T17:30:00-04:00
2019-10-24T19:30:00-04:00
Where:
First Congregational Church of Old Lyme
2 Ferry Rd
Old Lyme, CT 06371
USA
Cost:
Free for members; $20 walk-in
Contact:
Paul Nugent
860-912-5718
Neutralizing the Politics of Fear @ First Congregational Church of Old Lyme | Old Lyme | Connecticut | United States

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.

See Dr. Flynn’s full bio here.

Learn more about the Global Resilience Institute at https://globalresilience.northeastern.edu/from-the-director/

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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.