News and Items of Interest

NOTE: You can view many of the Alworth Institute lectures and talks at its YouTube Channel. Currently, the channel features:

Irreconcilable Differences: Russia’s War Against Ukraine and the Question of Sovereignty 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuZMLBJ6RAo&t=6s

The lecture was presented at UMD on September 29, 2022 by Markian Dobczansky, Associate Director of the European Union Center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an associate of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute (HURI).

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Public Humanities and Placemaking in Contemporary Spain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOxRg1TKf-A

Dr. Jennifer Brady, Associate Professor of Spanish in the UMD Department of World Languages and Cultures presnted this international noon talk on October 6, 2022. 

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Weapon of Choice: US Sanctions and the Future of the Global Economy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORPA7Wk8ssI

Thomas Hanson, retired Foregin Service Officer for the US State Department and the Alworth Institute Diplomat in Residence presented on October 17, 2022.

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Elizabeth Truss (Former UK Prime Minister): How the Wheels Came Off! 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-bwTp7icUWqTksTK9h_HHw

Presented by Dr. William Henderson, Alworth Institute International Assoiciate and former director on November 15, 2022. 

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Riga: A Modern, Vibrant City Grappling with a Complicated Wartime Past

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRkQfGkmlj0&t=1s

This International Noon Talk was given by Dr. Natalie Belsky,  Assistant Professor of History in the UMD Department of History, Political Science and International Studies.