Forum on Relations with Korea

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By Brian Riley
Co-News-Editor

Congressman Steve Israel and Korean Ambassador Ahn Ho- Young will visit campus on Friday, Oct. 30, to discuss the relations between U.S. and the Republic of Korea. This event, which will be heldĀ in the Tilles center Patrons Lounge at 2:15 p.m. is open to all. Possible topics will include the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal, and relations between the United States and North Korea, Japan and China. Towards the end of the discussion, moderator, Professor and Department Chair of Political Science and International Studies, Amy Freedman, will open the floor for pre-screened.

Professor Amy Freedman. Photo by Paul Whitbeck
Professor Amy Freedman.
Photo by Paul Whitbeck

This event is being run by the International Studies Program. The university is also participating in a series of video conference calls with the United Nations, called UN Pathways. The first one was Thursday, Oct. 22, and the topic was Iran: past, present and future, and the speaker was the Ambassador of Iran to the UN. To attend the forum, RSVP to Associate Director/Commencement Coordinator, Jenifer Pozo at 516-299- 2350 or Jenifer.Lopez-Silvero@liu.edu.

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