College of Liberal Arts

Talk explores U.S. policymaking, developing world

Monday Dec 6, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM | Garrison Hall (GAR), room 4.100

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The Institute for Historical Studies and the Department of History present "Against the Global Grain: The United States and the Developing World in the 1960s,"  a talk by Dr. Mark Lawrence, associate professor of history and senior fellow of the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at UT Austin.

Lawrence has published two monographs - "Assuming the Burden: Europe and the American Commitment to War in Vietnam" (2005) and "The Vietnam War: A Concise International History" (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 the U.S. policymaking stance 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.

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