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"New Political Alignments in Latin Amercia"
All are invited to a breakfast presentation by Michael Shifter on New Political Alignments in Latin America. This World Affairs Forum event takes place at the Stamford Yacht Club on October 18, 2012.
In addition to his role as president of Inter-American Dialogue, Mr. Shifter has been adjunct professor of Latin American politics at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service since 1993. Before joining the Dialogue, Shifter directed the Latin American and Caribbean program at the National Endowment for Democracy and the Ford Foundation’s governance and human rights program in the Andean region and the Southern Cone, where he was based in Lima, Peru and then Santiago, Chile. Prior to that, he served as a representative at the Inter-American Foundation for the Brazil program.
Shifter also writes and comments widely on US-Latin American relations and hemispheric affairs and has frequently testified before the US Congress. He is co-editor, along with Jorge Dominguez, of Constructing Democratic Governance in Latin America (Johns Hopkins idnho University Press). He is contributing editor to Current History and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
The cost for the breakfast and presentation is free for AR series members and $50 for the general public. The event will start at 7:15 A.M. with coffee and networking followed by a full breakfast buffet at 7:30. The presentation will begin at 8 A.M. and Ms. Shifter will take questions.
Reservations and advance payment are required. Space is limited. Please contact the World Affairs Forum at 203-356-0340 or E-mail: email@example.com to reserve.
The World Affairs Forum is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to expanding understanding of global affairs and America’s role in the world. The Forum is an affiliate of the World Affairs Councils of America.