Events

When:

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
5:00–7:00 p.m.

Where:

Nexus Building
Adelphi Room (239)
 
 
Tagged: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Nursing and Public Health, Asian Studies, Department of History, Department of Philosophy, Department of Political Science, International Studies, Center for International Education, Global, Faculty

Teach-In on Tensions Related to North Korea

Event


The International Leadership Coordinating Committee invites you to join a multidisciplinary discussion on North Korea, including the ethics of sanctions, regime change and preventative war; international nuclear non-proliferation agreements; and nuclear emergency preparedness. The discussion will be followed by a student debate by the Adelphi University Debate Society.


5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.: Panel
Moderator: Kirsten Ziomak, Ph.D., assistant professor and co-director of the Asian Studies Program, Department of History

Panelists:

  • Anthony Egan, RN, MSN, adjunct professor, College of Nursing and Public Health
  • Shawn Kaplan, Ph.D., chair and associate professor, Department of Philosophy
  • Katie Laatikainen, Ph.D., director of the International Studies Program, Department of Political Science

6:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.: Refreshments

6:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.: Debate on Tensions Related to North Korea
Adelphi University Debate Society

7:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks
Kirsten Ziomak, Ph.D., assistant professor and co-director of the Asian Studies Program, Department of History


Anthony Egan, RN, M.S.N., is an adjunct professor in the School of Nursing and Public Health at Adelphi University. Egan has worked in healthcare for almost 30 years as an Emergency Medical Technician, nurse, and fire fighter. As the former Manager of Training for Emergency Management and Corporate Security for Northwell Health, he specializes in emergency management and was recently selected to the American Nurses Association as a content expert on Disaster Nursing.

Shawn Kaplan, Ph.D., is chair and associate professor in the Department of Philosophy at Adelphi University. His chief areas of research are the ethics of war and armed conflict, just war theory, international ethics, and Kantian ethics. In addition to articles on Kantian ethics and just war theory, his publications include a series of journal articles on the nature of terrorism and its potential justifications. Most recently, he has focused on the ethics of counterterrorism tactics.

Katie Laatikainen, Ph.D., is a professor and director of the international studies program in the Department of Political Science at Adelphi University. Her research focuses on international institutions in international relations, in particular, the United Nations and the European Union. She has published several books and articles on United Nations Politics as well as how the European Union Interacts with the United Nations, and EU foreign policy more generally.

Kirsten Ziomek, Ph.D., is an assistant professor and co-director of the Asian Studies Program in the Department of History at Adelphi University. Her research focuses on the Japanese empire and those who lived under its rule, including the Ainu, Okinawans, the Indigenous Taiwanese, and Micronesians. She has published several articles on the Japanese empire, which incorporate oral history, visual imagery, and material culture, along with more traditional historical methods to reconstruct the colonial period.


Hosted by the International Leadership Coordinating Committee

The International Leadership Coordinating Committee (ILCC) is composed of faculty, staff and administrators across the University, with commitment to establishing Adelphi University as a leader in international awareness and activity.

This event is part of International Education Week.
 

For further information, please contact:

Office of International Student Services
p – 516.877.4990
e – internationalstudentservices@adelphi.edu

Tagged: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Nursing and Public Health, Asian Studies, Department of History, Department of Philosophy, Department of Political Science, International Studies, Center for International Education, Global, Faculty