University of Rochester

EVENT: Panel discussion on "World Trade: Free or Fair?"

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, in Hoyt Hall on the University of Rochester's River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
Note: Parking is available on weeknights in University lots.

November 24, 2004

A panel discussion on "World Trade: Free or Fair?" will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, in Hoyt Hall on the University of Rochester's River Campus.

The panel will consist of faculty from the University, including Grzegorz Kolodko, John C. Evans Visiting Professor in Polish and Central European Studies and former Deputy Premier and Finance Minister of Poland in 2002-03; Robert Foster, associate professor and chair of the anthropology department; Ronald Jones, professor of economics; and Thomas Gibson, associate professor of anthropology. The moderator for the panel will be Theodore Brown, professor of history and the department chair.

The discussion will focus on various elements of international trade, including economics, the current status of international trade, its future, and problems associated with world trade. The program will begin with a half-hour panel discussion followed by a question-and-answer period.

This event is sponsored by the Departments of History, of Anthropology, of Economics, and of Political Science, and by Students for Liberty and the UR Make Trade Fair Campaign, which is a joint committee of the groups Students for Social Justice and Grassroots.




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