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Global Perspectives, Regional Conflict & National Security

Fall 2012 Lectures: Wednesdays @ 11:50am-12:50pm in Sharky’s Cove, MP 100, Fort Street Mall.  Lunch will be served.  Sponsored by Pearson Publishing, HPU Social Sciences Department …

Ayesha Nibbe

Ayesha Nibbe 

September 12th

“KONY 2012”: An Update from Central Africa

Jim Corcoran

  Jim Corcoran

September 26th

“Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World”: A Presentation and Assessment of the U.S. National Intelligence Council Report.

Jon Davidann

Jon Davidann

October 10th

“Testing the limits of Multiculturalism”: Immigration to Europe after World War II

Lorraine Marais

Lorraine Marais

October 24th 

“Multiple Woundedness”: The Work of an NGO in Healing the Wounds of the South African Nation

Marc Gilbert

Marc Gilbert

November 7th

Global Perspectives on Food in History and the Contemporary World

Matt LoPresti

Matt LoPresti

November 14th

 Building A Philosophy of Global Citizenship

 

Sustainability Issues

Spring 2013: This lecture series will focus on issues of sustainability that global society faces.

Art Whatley

Art Whatley

Sustainable capitalism, Limits of Growth, Leadership and Sustainability, Sustainable Human Systems

Chris Winn

Chris Winn

“Ocean Acidification and Global Warming: Changing Ocean Chemistry and its Impact on the Marine Environment”

David Field

David Field

Climate Change, Global Warming, Fisheries

Jon Davidann

Jon Davidann

Energy History and Sustainability, Oil, Natural Gas, and Alternative Energy

Leah Horowitz

Leah Horowitz

"Indigenous Resource Management and Wildlife Conservation at Batang Ai National Park, Borneo"

Melissa Matsubara

Melissa Matsubara

Kanu Hawaii-Energy and Environmental Sustainability, Food Issues in Hawaii, Community Engagement, Service Learning, Study Abroad

Mondy Jamshidi

Mondy Jamshidi

PeaceJam Hawaii, Peace and Justice, Community building among high school students