Campus to Congress

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Congress to Campus

Who this event is for

  • Everyone


John Henry Brookes Building , Headington Campus


Two former members of the U.S. Congress will be speaking on the topics listed below and taking questions. This is an outstanding opportunity to interact with former American politicians on key issues in the United States and international politics.

The programme:

  • 10.30-11.30 'History and issues: Looking ahead to 2016', Chakrabarti Room (JHB208)
  • 1-2pm 'Will Congress ever assert its authority to declare war or just leave it to the President to screw up?' JHB Lecture Theatre
  • 2-3pm 'American Grand Strategy in the C21st' JHB Lecture Theatre

Our guest speakers:

  • Hon. Claudine Schneider (R-RI)
  • Hon. Dennis Hertel (D-MI)
  • Prof. Philip Davies (Eccles Centre for American Studies, British Library)

This event is part of the activities of the International History and Grand Strategy Research Group.