March 8, 2019 by asmeltz

Honors Symposium Lecture to Examine Brexit’s Impact on Europe and the U.S.

picture of craig parsonsFlathead Valley Community College’s 2019 Honors Symposium continues Thursday, March 14 with an examination of the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union and the resulting social and political implications for Europe and the United States.

Dr. Craig Parsons, professor and department head of political science at the University of Oregon, will present “The Brexit Battle: What It Means for Europe and America” at 7 p.m. in the large community room in FVCC’s Arts and Technology Building. The lecture is free and open to the community.

A specialist in the politics of the European Union and French and British politics, Dr. Parsons is the author or editor of six books and many articles on the European political economy. His book “A Certain Idea of Europe” (Cornell University Press) won the 2003 International Studies Association’s Alger Prize for the best book on international organizations.

FVCC’s Honors Symposium continues a tradition of bringing thoughtful public discussion to Northwest Montana regarding current hot-topic issues. Free and open to the public, all lectures begin at 7 p.m. in the large community room in FVCC’s Arts and Technology Building.

The final lecture in this year’s symposium will be March 21. Dr. David M. Andrews, professor of politics and international relations at Scripps College, will present “European Security after NATO.”

The 2019 Honors Symposium is funded in part by Humanities Montana, the Kalispell branch of the American Association of University Women, FVCC Alumni and Friends, and the Theodore Chase Endowment Fund.

For more information, visit www.fvcc.edu/honors-symposium or call Gerda Reeb at (406)756-3889.