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Great Decisions 2013

ECU Hosts Ninth Year of International Affairs Forum

GREENVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 18, 2012) — East Carolina University soon will host the popular Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Program. The program, now in its ninth year at ECU and co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Eastern North Carolina (WAC-ENC), will run for eight consecutive Saturdays beginning January 19, 2013 through March 9. Sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in the Rivers West Building auditorium on the ECU campus.

The program consists of a series of lectures by academic and professional experts. Topics of discussion will include Threat Assessment, China in Africa, Myanmar and Southeast Asia, the Future of the Euro, Egypt, NATO, Iran, and Intervention.

Full-time ECU students, staff and faculty may attend for free and purchase the program book for $19. For the general public, the fee is $37 for all eight sessions and includes membership in the WAC-ENC. The textbook is $19. Individual sessions are $6. To register for the series, visit the Great Decisions web site at www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/greatdecisions/home.cfm.

For additional information, contact Dr. Sylvie Debevec Henning at 252-328-5520, or via email at hennings@ecu.edu. Individuals requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should call 252-737-1016 (voice/TTY) at least 48 hours prior to each event.