Is the USA overextended?: A Perspective from Southeast Asia
A Colloquium with Walden Bello, Professor of Sociology, University of the Philippines, and 2003 recipient of the "Alternative Nobel Prize"
Monday, February 23, 200412:00 PM - 1:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Is the US winning or losing in its effort to refashion the world? In this talk, a distinguished Southeast Asian analyst will attempt to provide a balance sheet of the Bush administration's global initiatives from Afghanistan to the present, incorporating such events as the collapse of the WTO Ministerial in Seattle and the outcome of the Free Trade of the Americas talks in Miami.
Walden Bello is professor of sociology and public administration at the University of the Philippines at Diliman and former visiting professor of sociology at UCLA. He is also the recipient of the Right Livelihood Award (better known as the Alternative Nobel Prize) for 2003. He is the author of various influential books, including Deglobalization: Ideas for as New World Economy (2002) and The Future in the Balance: Essays on Globalization and Resistance (2001).
Cost : Free and open to the public.
Sponsor(s): Center for Southeast Asian Studies