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IHS Workshop: “Against the Global Grain: The United States and the Developing World in the 1960s”

Mon, December 6, 2010 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM • GAR 4.100

Prof. Mark A. Lawrence

Prof. Mark A. Lawrence

Institute for Historical Studies (IHS) presentes a workshop by Dr. Mark Atwood Lawrence (Ph.D. Yale University, 1999), associate professor of History and Senior Fellow of the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at UT Austin, entitled “Against the Global Grain: The United States and the Developing World in the 1960s”.

Lawrence has published two monograph--Assuming the Burden: Europe and the American Commitment to War in Vietnam (University of California Press, 2005) and The Vietnam War: A Concise International History (Oxford University Press, 2008)—and a collection of essays on colonial conflict during the Cold War.  His current project, “Against the Global Grain: The United States and the Developing World in the 1960s,” is a study of U.S. policymaking toward the developing world.

Responder: Francis J. Gavin, Tom Slick Professor of International Affairs and Director, Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law, UT Austin

RSVP required. Please email Courtney Meador before 9am on Friday, Dec. 3.  Free and open to public.

Professor Lawrence's faculty page.

Professor Gavin's faculty page.

Sponsored by: IHS, History Dept.


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