Past Speakers

James Richter

James Richter, Associate Professor of Political
Science, Bates College

Andrew Finkel

Andrew Finkel, Correspondent for TIME, CNN, and the Times of London

Beth Jones

Beth Jones, Assistant Secretary of State for European
and Eurasian Affairs

John Ruggie

John Ruggie, Professor of International Affairs, JFK
School of Government, Harvard University; Former UN Assistant Secretary General

Joe Sills

Joe Sills, Former Spokesman for the UN Secretaries General Perez de Cuellar and Boutros-Ghali

Ayesha Jalal

Ayesha Jalal, Professor of History, Tufts

Moorehead Kennedy

Moorehead Kennedy, Retired Foreign Service Officer
and Former Hostage in Iran

Samuel Wyman

Samuel Wyman , Executive Vice President, Jefferson
Waterman International

Lily Alavi

Lily Alavi, Translator, born and educated in Tehran, back from visiting Iran

Mahmoud A. Faksh

Mahmoud A. Faksh, Professor of Political Science, University of Southern Maine

Upcoming Speakers

  • Friday, July 6, 2018 at 7 PM (Camden Opera House)
    Senator Angus King
    Topic: Experience on the Senate Intelligence Committee and its Investigation of Russian Meddling
  • Monday, July 16, 2018
    Walter Slocombe
    Topic: Diplomacy or Force: The Ambiguous Lessons of History
  • Monday, August 13, 2018
    Jack David & Melanie Kirkpatrick
    Topic: North Korea—Perils and Unhappy Options.
  • September 10, 2018
    Ambassador Michael McFaul
    Topic: Russia
  • Monday, October 8, 2018
    James N. Miller
    Topic: Means of Preventing War
  • Monday, November 12, 2018
    Gary Samore
    Topic: Status of Iran and North Korea

Past Speakers