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"21st Century Challenges in the Developing World"

2006 Summer Teachers' Institute
June 6–9, 2006

All sessions will be held in theExecutive Education Center, 5th Floor (5.142),Graduate School of Business (GSB) Building.
Lunches will be held in the 5th Floor Lunch Room, GSB Building.

Tuesday, June 6, 2006

8:30 am    Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 am    Welcome
Natalie Arsenault, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Christopher Rose, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Allegra Azulay, Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
Jordan Phillips, South Asia Institute
Deirdre Mendez, Center for International Business, Education & Research

Icebreaker Activity
           
9:30 – 10:45 am    Indian Village Women as Seen Through Village Folklore
Ian Woolford, Department of Asian Studies

10:45 – 11:00 am    Break
   
11:00 am – 12:15 pm    Race and Politics in Central America
Juliet Hooker, Department of Government

12:15 – 1:15 pm    Catered Lunch

1:15 – 2:30 pm    Of Women, Work and Public Spaces: Some Thoughts on the Working Poor in Pakistan
Kamran Ali, Department of Anthropology

2:30 – 2:45 pm    Break

2:45 – 4:00 pm    European Politics from America's Perspective: Are We from Mars and Are They from Venus?
Gary Freeman, Department of Government

4:00 – 4:30    Discussion of Today’s Topics
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Wednesday, June 7, 2006

8:30 am    Continental Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 am    Thematic Group Discussions: Yesterday’s Presentations

9:00 – 10:15 am    South Africa:  The Impossible Just Takes a Little Longer
David Platt, Red McCombs School of Business

10:15 – 10:30 am    Break

10:30 – 11:45    War and Ethnic Co-existence in the Former Yugoslavia
Mary Neuburger, Department of History

11:45 am – 12:45 pm    Catered Lunch

12:45 – 2:00 pm        Government Trends in Latin America
Henry Dietz, Department of Government

2:00 – 2:15 pm    Break

2:15 – 3:30 pm        Government Trends in the Middle East
Jason Brownlee, Department of Government

3:30 – 4:00 pm    Discussion of Today’s Topics
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Thursday, June 8, 2006

8:30 am    Continental Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 am    Thematic Group Discussions: Yesterday’s Presentations

9:00 – 10:15 am    The National Reconciliation Process in Morocco
Johanna Sellman, Middle Eastern Studies/Comparative Literature

10:15 – 10:30 am    Break

10:30 – 11:45    Democratic Breakdown and the Military in Russia
Zoltan Barany, Department of Government

11:45 am – 12:45 pm    Catered Lunch

12:45 – 2:00 pm        Women in Latin America
Monica Rankin, Department of Historical Studies, University of Texas at Dallas

2:00 – 2:15 pm    Break

2:15 – 3:30 pm    College or Chechnya: Making an Educated Guess
Annalise Blech, Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies

3:30 – 4:00 pm    Discussion of Today’s Topics
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Friday, June 9, 2006

8:30 am    Continental Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 am    Thematic Group Discussions: Yesterday’s Presentations

9:00 – 10:15 am    Global Warming in South Asia
Shama Gamkhar, LBJ School of Public Affairs

10:15 – 10:30 am    Break

10:30 – 12:15 pm        Teaching Strategies & Wrap-Up Discussion

12:15 – 12:30 pm        Completion of Evaluation Forms

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