Speaking in Maine

Occasional weekdays at 2:00 pm

One of the many public affairs lecture series Maine Public Radio presents weekdays at 2:00 pm, Speaking in Maine features diverse speakers recorded in towns and cities throughout the state of Maine. The program is produced by Ed Morin, Gordon Fellis, Jonathan Woodward and Roddy Nikpour. The Executive Producer for Speaking in Maine is Charles Beck.

Eliot Cutler
www.wacmaine.org

Thursday, October 18 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine next takes us to the University of Southern Maine in Portland and the World Affairs Council of Maine (in collaboration with Camden Conference and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations) for a town hall discussion about China by former independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler who discusses China’s status as a rising global force. 

Gina McCarthy
www.hsph.harvard.edu

Tuesday, October 16 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine next takes us to Thompson’s Point in Portland and the “2018 Evening for the Environment” organized by Maine Conservation Voters and Maine Conservation Alliance. Former Obama Administration EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, who achieved landmark progress for the agency's health and environmental protection goals during her tenure, delivers the keynote address concerning preservation of the natural world for future generations.

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profiles.murdoch.edu.au

Wednesday, October 3 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to the Bangor Public Library and a meeting of the League of Women Voters for a talk about Ranked Choice Voting by political scientist Dr. Ben Reilly of Murdoch University in Australia, where Ranked Choice Voting is firmly established. Reilly will discuss 100 years of Ranked Choice Voting in Australia and how lessons learned may be applicable to Maine.

Thursday, September 20 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Southwest Harbor and the Claremont Hotel, for a talk by Stephen J Rapp, the Chairman of the Commission for International Justice and Accountability, The Hague, The Netherlands. The topic is, "Fulfilling the Promise of Never Again: Arresting & Trying Perpetrators of Mass Atrocities"

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www.midcoastforum.org

  

Monday, September 17 at 2:00 pm

Speaking In Maine takes us next to Northport and the Midcoast Forum on Foreign Relations. The topic is Russia, and the speaker is Ambassador Michael McFaul, who served in that capacity to Russia in from 2009 to 2012.  

  

Thursday, September 13 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport, and the Midcoast Forum on Foreign Relations for a talk on North Korea by two representatives from the Hudson Institute in Washington DC - Senior Fellows Melanie Kirkpatrick and Jack David who formerly served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction and Negotiations Policy. They address the topic, "North Korea—Perils and Unhappy Options."

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Tuesday, September 11 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine next takes us to the Claremont Hotel in Southwest Harbor for a talk by James Warhola, professor of political science at the University of Maine. He discusses the core ideas driving Russian foreign policy in a talk titled, "What in the World is Russia Doing—and Why?"

www.coa.edu
www.coa.edu

Tuesday, August 14 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us one more time to the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor for our final talk from the recent 2018 Champlain Institute: International Affairs.

www.coa.edu
www.coa.edu

  

Monday, August 13 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us once again to the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor for another talk from the recent 2018 Champlain Institute: International Affairs.

www.coa.edu
www.coa.edu

Thursday, August 9 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us again to the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor for another talk from recent 2018 Champlain Institute: International Affairs.

www.coa.edu
www.coa.edu

Wednesday, August 8 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor for a talk from the recent 2018 Champlain Institute: International Affairs. Today’s talk is a panel discussion on U.S.-European Union Relations.

www.midcoastforum.org
www.midcoastforum.org

Monday, July 30 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport, and the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations, for a talk by Walter Becker Slocombe, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (1994–2001) and Senior Advisor for Security and Defense to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad (2003).  His talk is “Diplomacy or Force: The Ambiguous Lessons of History.”

Chris Miller
www.midcoastforum.org

Wednesday, May 23 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport and the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations for a talk by Chris Miller, assistant professor of international history at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He discusses the premise of his book, Putonomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia.

Trita Parsi
www.georgetown.edu

Thursday, May 3 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Portland and the World Affairs Council of Maine. The speaker is Trita Parsi, Founder and President of the National Iranian American Council. His talk is entitled, "Trump, Bolton and the Iran Deal."

Patricia Wen
umaine.edu/news

Tuesday, May 1 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Orono and the University of Maine for the Stephen E. King Chair in Literature Lecture Series.  The speaker is Boston Globe Spotlight editor and Pulitzer Prize Nominee, Patricia Wen speaking on “Getting it Right: Investigative Journalism in a ‘Post-Truth’ Age.”

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