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News Release (April 27, 1967)


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News Release (April 27, 1967)
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For Release: Thursday, April 27, by Tom Todd
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'FOR RELEASEs THURSDAY APRIL 27 A three-day Institute on International Affairs, emphasis on the Atudy of popular revolutions, begins tonight at 8:00 P.M. on the New College campus. Welcoming remarks by Nev College Prenident John Elmendorf will open the Institute. Dr. John Spanier, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director, Institute of International Relations, University of Florida, will deliver the opening address on "Popular Revolutions in Today' World." and run by a student committee, the New College Institute on Foreign Affairs brings to the campus four prominent figurea in the field of international affairs and will utilize members of the New College faculty and graduate students from several foreign countriea. Sessions at the affair will probe into the nature of contemporary revolutionary movements in a nUTitber of areas of the lTOrld and particularly the formation of United States foreign policy toward them. More than 60 area residents have also signed-up to participate in the three-day event. Students from cnmpuses the have been invited to attend the Institute. Registration for all participant will begin this afternoon at 4:00 P.M. in the lobby of Center on the East Campus of New College. Others interested in participating aay register at that time for a nominal registration fee. All seasions of the Institute will be bald in Hamilton Center. more


N!W COLLEGE Page 2 Leading speakers at the Institute will be Dr. Joseph !. Black, Director for the Social Sciences, Rockefeller Foundation; Dr. Fred G. Burke, Director, Program of Eastern African Studies, The Maxw 11 School of Citi%ensh1p and Public Affairs, Syracuse University; Dr. Stean Poasony, Director, International Political Studies Program, Hoover Institution at StanfoTd University; Dr. David Nelson Rowe, Professor of olitic 1 Science and Director, Graduate Studies in International Relations, Yale Univeraity; and Dr. John Spanier. A full day is planned tomorrow with three and two aeminar sessions. Dr. Rowe "W"ill lead off the day with a talk on "China and the Far E t in a Revolutionary World." t lk will be followed by a aeries of seminars on nationalis the American stance in popular revolutions, the communist stance, and on internal conditions existing in revolutions. A luncheon address by Dr. Possony on ucomrnunist Influence in Popular Revolutions" will be followed by a of seminars dealing with those areas of th world most disturbed by such revolutiona--Africa, Latin Americ and the Far East. After dinner Dr. Burke will speak on ''Tribalhm and the Nation-State in Africa." Saturday, leaders of each of the seminars on Thursday will on their group ses ions to open the day. Then the major participants in the Institute will form a panel to discuss the Whole area of popular revolutions. Dr. Black will close the Institute with an after-luncheon addr entitled, "Beyond Popular Revolutions." 1110re -


NEW COLLEGE Pase 3 Some of the objectives of the Institute are to examine the nature and forces of such revolutions and particularly the dilemmas they present to the formulation of United States Foreign Policy. The student committee organized the entire Institute, secured the apeakers, and obtained a pecial grant from the William G. and Marie Selby Foundation plus funds from the New Collep.e Student Activity Fund to carry out the program. Serving on the committee, which is advised by Dr. Rollin B. Posey, chairman of the Division of Social Sciences and professor of political science at ev are Carol Ann Childress, Charles R. Hamilton, David Moore. Kenneth 1oore, Anna Navarro and Charles Raeburn. Members of the New College Community participating in the Institute are Dr. Laszlo Deme, wf1o participated in the anti-Communist Hungarian upri inR nd now is assistant professor of history; Mrs. John Elmendorf, who has set up student prog rams in several L.tin American Countries and recently visited the Dominican epublic under the auspices of the U. s. State Department; William formerly with the Institute of Public Administration on a study in Peru and now a tutor in political science; Dr. Geor e Mayer, professor of history and a former Fulbright Scholar in India. Three Rraduate students, e ch a different area of the world, also will be present. They are Martin Anochie, a citizen of Nigeria and a student at the School of Advanced International Studie at Johns Hopkins University; Robert Van Lewen, born in Indone!Jia, now a student at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University; and Mrs. leda Siqueira Wiarda, from Brazil, now a student in political sci nee at the University of Flerida. -30-

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