Published: October 19, 2006
With North Korea’s nuclear
testing a red-hot international issue, The University of Tampa holds a symposium
on East Asian regional security on Friday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Oct. 28. The
keynote speaker is Mitsuru Kurosawa, one of Japan’s foremost nuclear experts and
professor of law at Osaka University.
Panel members include Dr. Kim
Reimann, assistant professor of political science at Georgia State University;
Dr. Greg Moore, assistant professor of political science and East Asian politics
at Eckerd College; Dr. Paul Kowert, associate professor of international
relations at Florida International University; Dr. Maria Rost Rublee, program
director, assistant professor of government and world affairs at The University
of Tampa; Xinsong Wang, Ph.D. student at Georgia State University; and Taehyung
Ahn, Ph.D. student at Florida International University.
encouraged to attend the reception and keynote address on Friday, Oct. 27,
6:30-8:30 p.m. in the lobby and room 134 of the John H. Sykes College of
Business, to interview Kurosawa and other participants, who include UT faculty,
selected students, and selected members of the Tampa community. Heavy hors
d’oeuvres, wine and beer will be served.
The conference continues on
Saturday, Oct. 28, with a light breakfast and coffee, 8-8:30 a.m. in the Austin
Oak Community Room, followed by paper presentations, 8:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Lunch
will be served from 1-2 p.m. on the ninth floor of Vaughn Center, followed by a
roundtable discussion, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Austin Oak Community Room.
symposium is funded by a grant from the Japan Foundation and additional support
from UT’s International Programs Office.
For more information, call Dr.
Rublee at (813) 253-3333, x 1729.