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, In partnership with many civic minding organizations and education institutions from all around the state, Speaking in Maine features diverse speakers addressing many of the important issues of our day. The program is produced by Lucy Soucek and Roddy Nikpour. The Executive Producer for Speaking in Maine is Charles Beck.

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.”

Rebecca Henderson
harvard.edu

Tuesday, April 17 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to the University of Southern Maine for a talk by Harvard Business Professor Rebecca Henderson on “Reimagining Capitalism: Business and the Big Problems.”   Henderson discusses the potentially catastrophic environmental and social problems of many current business practices, and how some are turning solutions into real opportunity.

Thursday, April 12 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to the University of Southern Maine for a panel discussion on “National Security Impacts of Climate Change.”

Tuesday, March 27 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Bates College in Lewiston, for a recent talk by Maine native Joel Clement, who quit his job as Director of the Office of Policy Analysis at the U.S. Department of the Interior in protest over efforts to silence him and his work documenting the effects of climate change.

www.shaunashames.com/
www.shaunashames.com/

Tuesday, March 20 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Bangor for a League of Women Voters of Maine talk by Shauna Shames, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University and author of Out Of The Running

She examines why women and millennials are rejecting careers in politics, and what this means for the future of America's political system.

www.camdenconference.org
www.camdenconference.org

Thursday, March 1 at 2:00 pm

(Part two of a two-part episode)

New World Disorder And America’s Future - “The ‘Three Geos’ Reshaping Our World.”

www.camdenconference.org
www.camdenconference.org

Thursday, March 1 at 2:00 pm

(Part one of a two-part episode)

New World Disorder And America’s Future - “Politics, Nationalism And Their Impact On U.S.-China Relations And China’s Role”

Speaking In Maine takes us next to the recent 31st annual Camden Conference.  This year’s theme is “New World Disorder And America’s Future.” 

www.camdenconference.org
www.camdenconference.org

Wednesday, February 28 at 2:00 pm

(Part two of a two-part episode)

New World Disorder And America’s Future - “Can Europe Hold The Fort?”

In part one of a two-part episode, Matthew Goodwin, Professor of Politics, University of Kent, and Senior Visiting Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, talks about “Open Versus Closed Europe? – The New Cultural Divide Within The European Union.”  In part two of a two-part episode, Natalie Nougayrède, columnist and commentator at The Guardian and former editor of La Monde, talks about “Can Europe Hold The Fort?”

www.camdenconference.org
www.camdenconference.org

Wednesday, February 28 at 2:00 pm

(Part one of a two-part episode)

New World Disorder And America’s Future - “Open Versus Closed Europe? – The New Cultural Divide Within The European Union’

Speaking In Maine takes us next to the recent 31st annual Camden Conference.  This year’s theme is “New World Disorder And America’s Future.” 

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