The UW Faculty of Political Science and International Studies organises joint international seminars concerning America’s global strategy under the incoming Biden administration and its implicationsThey will be live-streamed on 21st, 22nd, 25th and 26th January.

Leading academics from over the world will discuss the implications for their regions of the change in presidential administration in the United States. Panellists will deliver brief commentaries from their regional perspective in response to the following questions, before discussion amongst all seminar participants:

  • What is the current state of US relations with the selected region?
  • What are current perceptions of the US role in the selected region and what expectations do states in the region hold regarding the incoming Biden administration?
  • What possible major changes will a Biden administration make in American policy toward these regions and what will be the likely impact of any significant shifts from the Trump administration’s approach to the selected region?
All four seminars will be held online on the YouTube channel of the Faculty of Political Sciences and International Studies
  • Perspectives on Transatlantic Relations, 21st January, 17:00-19:00 CET (programme >>)
  • Perspectives on the US and the Indo-Pacific Region, 22nd January, 9:30-11:30 CET (programme >>)
  • Perspectives on the US and Latin America, 25th January, 17:00-19:00 CET (programme >>)
  • Perspectives on the US and the Middle East, 26th January, 15:00-17:00 CET (programme >>)

The event is a joint initiative organised by the Department of Area and Global Studies (UW), Centre for Strategic Studies (Victoria University of Wellington), National Security Studies Center (University of Haifa), Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (México), Department of North American Studies (Charles University) and Polish European Academic Center for Exchange and Research – PEACER at NEIU.


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