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  • Dr. Harry Lehmann, from Germany's Federal Environment Agency, listens to a question from an audience member at an Alworth Institute forum on the possibility of a carbon-neutral Germany (October 19, 2013).
  • Dan Mullins, International Development Specialist with CARE and the WWF in Africa, speaks to a UMD audience about development and sustainability in Africa (November 5, 2013).
  • UMD student, Idella Sylvah, will pose a question to Dan Mullins, an International Development Specialist with CARE and the WWF in Africa, about women's role in development.
  • Members of Duluth's Echoes of Peace Choir discussed their March 2013 trip to Rania, Kurdistan in Iraq. Pictured are choir members Trisha O'Keefe and Wendy Ruhnke, as well as choir director, Sara Thomsen (November 21, 2013).
  • Jolane and John Sunstrom (center), Duluth community members, with Alworth Institute Advisory Board members, Mike Jaros (left) and Dr. Ajit Das, after presenting a Martha B. Alworth International Brown Bag on hiking in Nepal (March 6, 2014).
  • Thomas Hanson, Alworth Institute Diplomat in Residence and former US State Department Foreign Service Officer, speaks rising tension between the US and Asia (March 12, 2014).
  • Edna dos-Santos Duisenberg, 2014 Alworth Institute International Fellow with Royal and Karen Alworth, after her lecture on Cultural and Creative Entrepreneurship: A Global Comparison (April 3, 2014).

Todd Miller, NACLA reporter and former worker for BorderLinks, Arizona, will discuss Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in Montague Hall 70 at UMD.

Some of the Alworth Institute's International Lectures are aired and then archived on KUMD. Go here for the KUMD archives.

Martha B. Alworth International Brown Bags:

Grassroots Activism in India
will be presented by Dr. Rebecca de Souza, Associate Professor, UMD Communication Department, and Dr. Adam Pine Associate Professor UMD Geography Department, at 12 Noon on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in Kirby Student Center Rafters.


Profiles in Honduras Courage and Resilience: a Readers' Theatre
will be presented by Members of the January 2015 Witness for Peace Delegation, at 12 Noon on Thursday, November 12, 2015 in Kirby Student Center Rafters.

Bring your lunch and and your curiosity!
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College of Liberal Arts students: Sign up for the Alworth Passport to CLA and get your passport stamped when you attend CLA events such as films, lectures, club meetings, and apple cidering at the UMD Farm. You can get your passport by stopping by the Alworth Institute at 178 EduE or the CLA Dean's Offie at Kirby Plaza 306. Information about rules, prizes and a chronological list of events may be found here.

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