SUNY GENESEO’S ANNUAL ROEMER LECTURE ON

WORLD AFFAIRS TO BE HELD TUESDAY, NOV. 18

Event is free and open to the public

Dr. Sabrina P. Ramet will speak on

"Learning from Crises: The international response to Bosnia and Kosovo,

and the impact on international behavior and international law"

Tuesday, Nov. 18

12:45 – 2 p.m.

Sturges Auditorium, SUNY Geneseo Campus

Sabrina Petra Ramet, this year’s SUNY Geneseo Roemer Lecturer, is a professor of political science at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway, and a research associate of the Science and Research Centre of the Republic of Slovenia in Koper.

Born in England, she was educated at Stanford University, the University of Arkansas and UCLA, receiving her Ph.D. from UCLA in 1981. She is the author of seven books, and editor or co-editor of more than a dozen books. Her book, "Whose Democracy? Nationalism, Religion, and the Doctrine of Collective Rights in Post-1989 Eastern Europe," was named an Outstanding Academic Book for 1997 by Choice magazine. She has written more than 70 journal articles and contributed chapters to various scholarly collections. Her work has also appeared in Croatian, German, Japanese and Spanish. Her specialties are East European affairs, religion and politics, and applied philosophy.

SUNY Geneseo’s Kenneth Roemer Lecture on World Affairs is a memorial to Mr. Roemer’s longstanding interest in global issues. The series is endowed by his brother Spencer J. Roemer, emeritus director of admissions at Geneseo and member of the Geneseo Foundation Board of Directors, as a memorial to his brother. A generous benefactor of the college, Spencer Roemer died Feb. 14, 1997 at the age of 83.

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