Institute of World Affairs: Fireside Forums

“The Fireside Forum on Foreign Policy 2015”  Series     (February 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th)

February 3, 2015

“Unsettled, Resettled: Refugees and Their Adopted Communities”

Syrian refugees Jay Abdo, actor and Fadia Afashe, artist and activist
Local Respondent: Fessahaye Mebrahtu, Executive Director, Pan African Community Association

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February 10, 2015

“Hungry Cities: Urban Food Insecurity in Milwaukee and Around the Globe”

Anna Applefield, Global Food Security Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Local Respondent: Young Kim, Executive Director, Fondy Food Center

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February 17, 2015

“Young, Frustrated and Mad: Global Youth Unemployment and Unrest”

Nicole Goldin, Principal, NRG Advisory, LLC
Local Respondent: James Causey, Editorial columnist, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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February 24, 2015

“Bringing the Story Home: The Economics of International News”

Jon Sawyer, Executive Director, The Pulitzer Center
Local Respondent: Martin Kaiser, Editor, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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“The Fireside Forum on Foreign Policy 2014”  Series

7PM February 11, 2014 The Fireside Forum
“Beyond Obamacare: Comparing Healthcare Systems Abroad”

As the Affordable Care Act is rolled out in the US, Dr. Giaimo and respondent, Dr. Kraig will examine how other industrialized nations provide healthcare for their citizens. What is the relationship between cost and health outcomes around the world, and are there models we could adapt for our country?

Speakers:
Susan Giaimo
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, Marquette University

Robert Kraig
Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin

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www4.uwm.edu/cie/iwa/