Past Speakers

Thomas MacAdams Deford

Thomas MacAdams Deford, President, Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations

Amy Hawthorne

Amy Hawthorne, Associate in Democracy and the Rule of Law Project at The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a Specialist in Arab Politics

Geoffrey Bindman

Geoffrey Bindman, British Lawyer Specializing in Civil Liberty and Human Rights Issues: Visiting Professor of Law at University College, London

Omar Sheikhmous

Omar Sheikhmous, Senior Editor, Kurdish Service,
VOA, Lecturer and Researcher at Stockholm University, Sweden

Matthew Kahane

Matthew Kahane, Resident Representative, United
Nations Development Program in Tajikistan

John Buell

John Buell, Political Econmoist, Columnist for
the Bangor Daily News

Kwangchool Lee

Kwangchool Lee, Korean Broadcasting System,
Washington, D.C. Nieman Fellow 1999-2000)

Nieman Fellows Weekend

Nieman Fellows Weekend: Journalists from
Bulgaria, China, Israel, Guatemala, Canada, Rwanda, Mexico, Denmark, Zimbabwe, Korea, South Africa, Sri Lanka

Derk Kinnane-Roelofsma

Derk Kinnane-Roelofsma, Writer/Editor at UPI

Francesco Duina

Francesco Duina, Assistant Professor, Department
of Sociology, Bates College

Patrice Franko

Patrice Franko, Professor of Economics and
International Studies, Colby College

Patrice Franko

Patrice Franko, Professor of Economics and International Studies, Colby College

Frank Langfitt

Frank Langfitt, Former Beijing Bureau Chief for the Baltimore Sun (Nieman Fellow)

Upcoming Speakers

  • Monday, April 24, 2017
    John Harvey
    Topic: U.S. Nuclear Forces: Decisions for the Trump Administration
  • Monday, May 15, 2017
    Ambassador Chas Freeman
    Topic: America’s Continuing Misadventures in the Middle East
  • Monday June 12, 2017
    Trita Parsi
    Topic: Iran again
  • Monday, July 10, 2017
    Anne Garrels
    Topic: Putin Country: The Real Russia
  • Monday, August 7, 2017
    Jennifer Cooke
    Topic: Africa
  • Monday, September 18, 2017
    Juan Cole
    Topic: The Middle East
  • Tentative Date: Monday October 23. Alternate: Monday, October 30
    Ambassador Mike McFaul
    Topic: Russia

Past Speakers