Speaking in Maine

Occasional weekdays at 2:00 pm

One of the many public affairs lecture series Maine Public Radio presents weekdays at 2:00 pm, Speaking in Maine features diverse speakers recorded in towns and cities throughout the state of Maine. The program is produced by Ed Morin, Gordon Fellis, Jonathan Woodward and Roddy Nikpour. The Executive Producer for Speaking in Maine is Charles Beck.

Chris Miller
www.midcoastforum.org

Wednesday, May 23 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport and the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations for a talk by Chris Miller, assistant professor of international history at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He discusses the premise of his book, Putonomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia.

Trita Parsi
www.georgetown.edu

Thursday, May 3 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Portland and the World Affairs Council of Maine. The speaker is Trita Parsi, Founder and President of the National Iranian American Council. His talk is entitled, "Trump, Bolton and the Iran Deal."

Patricia Wen
umaine.edu/news

Tuesday, May 1 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Orono and the University of Maine for the Stephen E. King Chair in Literature Lecture Series.  The speaker is Boston Globe Spotlight editor and Pulitzer Prize Nominee, Patricia Wen speaking on “Getting it Right: Investigative Journalism in a ‘Post-Truth’ Age.”

Rebecca Henderson
harvard.edu

Tuesday, April 17 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to the University of Southern Maine for a talk by Harvard Business Professor Rebecca Henderson on “Reimagining Capitalism: Business and the Big Problems.”   Henderson discusses the potentially catastrophic environmental and social problems of many current business practices, and how some are turning solutions into real opportunity.

Thursday, April 12 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to the University of Southern Maine for a panel discussion on “National Security Impacts of Climate Change.”

Tuesday, March 27 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Bates College in Lewiston, for a recent talk by Maine native Joel Clement, who quit his job as Director of the Office of Policy Analysis at the U.S. Department of the Interior in protest over efforts to silence him and his work documenting the effects of climate change.

www.shaunashames.com/
www.shaunashames.com/

Tuesday, March 20 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Bangor for a League of Women Voters of Maine talk by Shauna Shames, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University and author of Out Of The Running

She examines why women and millennials are rejecting careers in politics, and what this means for the future of America's political system.

www.camdenconference.org
www.camdenconference.org

Thursday, March 1 at 2:00 pm

(Part two of a two-part episode)

New World Disorder And America’s Future - “The ‘Three Geos’ Reshaping Our World.”

www.camdenconference.org
www.camdenconference.org

Thursday, March 1 at 2:00 pm

(Part one of a two-part episode)

New World Disorder And America’s Future - “Politics, Nationalism And Their Impact On U.S.-China Relations And China’s Role”

Speaking In Maine takes us next to the recent 31st annual Camden Conference.  This year’s theme is “New World Disorder And America’s Future.” 

www.camdenconference.org
www.camdenconference.org

Wednesday, February 28 at 2:00 pm

(Part two of a two-part episode)

New World Disorder And America’s Future - “Can Europe Hold The Fort?”

In part one of a two-part episode, Matthew Goodwin, Professor of Politics, University of Kent, and Senior Visiting Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, talks about “Open Versus Closed Europe? – The New Cultural Divide Within The European Union.”  In part two of a two-part episode, Natalie Nougayrède, columnist and commentator at The Guardian and former editor of La Monde, talks about “Can Europe Hold The Fort?”

www.camdenconference.org
www.camdenconference.org

Wednesday, February 28 at 2:00 pm

(Part one of a two-part episode)

New World Disorder And America’s Future - “Open Versus Closed Europe? – The New Cultural Divide Within The European Union’

Speaking In Maine takes us next to the recent 31st annual Camden Conference.  This year’s theme is “New World Disorder And America’s Future.” 

www.camdenconference.org
www.camdenconference.org

Tuesday, February 27 at 2:00 pm

(Part two of a two-part episode)

New World Disorder And America’s Future - “This Too Shall Pass”

In part one of a two-part episode, Gerald Seib, Wall Street Journal columnist and former Washington Bureau Chief, talks about “Nationalism and Populism In The U.S.: Their Impact On Foreign Policy.”  In part two of a two-part episode, Chas W. Freeman, Jr., a former US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and former senior State Department and Defense Department official, talks about “This Too Shall Pass.”

www.camdenconference.org
www.camdenconference.org

Tuesday, February 27 at 2:00 pm

(Part one of a two-part episode)

New World Disorder And America’s Future - “Nationalism and Populism In The U.S.: Their Impact On Foreign Policy”

Speaking In Maine takes us next to the recent 31st annual Camden Conference.  This year’s theme is “New World Disorder And America’s Future.”

www.camdenconference.org
www.camdenconference.org

Monday, February 26 at 2:00 pm

New World Disorder And America’s Future – “The Best Of Times Or The Worst Of Times?”

Speaking In Maine takes us next to the recent 31st annual Camden Conference.  This year’s theme is “New World Disorder And America’s Future.”

Kerry Emanuel
www.midcoastforum.org

Tuesday, February 13 at 2:00 pm

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport and the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations for a talk by meteorologist and climatologist Dr. Kerry Emanuel, who discusses hurricanes and climate change. 

Kerry Emanuel is a prominent meteorologist and climate scientist who specializes in moist convection in the atmosphere, and tropical cyclones. His research interests focus on tropical meteorology and climate, with a specialty in hurricane physics. His interests also include cumulus convection, the role of clouds, water vapor, and upper-ocean mixing in regulation of climate, and advanced methods of sampling the atmosphere in aid of numerical weather prediction.

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