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Friday 27 November 202018.00 to 19.30

UCL United Nations Association is pleased to be hosting a discussion on the future of multilateralism and diplomacy under President-Elect Joseph R. Biden’s incoming administration.
This discussion aims to address, inter alia, the following topics:
- Election post-mortem;
- US foreign policy and diplomacy;
- Relevance of the United Nations and the international architecture in the Biden Administration.

We will be hosting three distinguished guests from academia and government:

Prof. Kevin J. Middlebrook is Professor of Latin American Politics at the Institute of the Americas at UCL, where he teaches on the comparative and international politics of Latin America. Educated at Harvard University, between 1995 and 2001 he was Director of the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at the University of California-San Diego. Professor Middlebrook was a Residential Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.) in 2018 and a Visiting Fellow at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California-San Diego in 2019. 

Dr. Julie Norman is Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at UCL. She has a PhD in International Relations from American University in Washington, DC, with concentrations in Human Rights and Conflict Resolution. Prior to joining UCL, Julie was a Research Fellow at the Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security, and Justice at Queen’s University Belfast, and a Lecturer in Politics at McGill University and Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.

Mr. Matt Duss is the chief Foreign Policy Advisor to Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT). He began writing about the Middle East at The American Prospect, and continued to become the editor of the national security team at ThinkProgress, the blog operated by the Centre for American Progress, a prominent liberal think-tank. He later became President of the Foundation for Middle Eastern Peace, a nonprofit that provides grants to Israeli, Palestinian, and American civil society groups. Following the 2016 election, Matt joined Sen. Sanders on Capitol Hill as a foreign policy advisor, and has continued to play a key role in developing the foreign policy vision that was articulated in Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign. 
Registration Link: https://ucl.zoom.us/webinar/re… 

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