On Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at noon, the World Affairs Council is pleased to join with Critical Connections to present Haroon K. Ullah, an international scholar, US diplomat, and field researcher specializing in South Asia and the Middle East, at a brown bag Instant Issues event in the third floor Community Room at One Financial Plaza, 1350 Main Street in downtown Springfield, MA.
The cost for members is $5 without a lunch and $15 with a lunch provided. Nonmembers cost is $10 without a lunch and $20 with a lunch provided. To reserve a sandwich–tuna, turkey or vegetarian–reply by email or call the World Affairs Council office at 413-733-0110. You can register on line with a credit card here.
RSVP deadline for this event is Friday, May 23, 2014.
Haroon K. Ullah currently serves on Secretary John Kerry’s Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. State Department, where he focuses on public diplomacy and countering violent extremism. He grew up in a farming community in Washington State and was trained at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, where he served as a senior Belfer fellow and completed his MPA. He has a PhD from the University of Michigan and was a William J. Fulbright Fellow, a Harvard University Presidential Scholar, a National Security Education Program Fellow and a Woodrow Wilson Public Service Fellow. Haroon is author of Vying for Allah’s Vote (Georgetown University Press, 2013) and Bargain from The Bazaar (Public Affairs Books, 2014).
Copies of The Bargain from the Bazaar will be available for purchase at the event, courtesy of The Odyssey Bookshop.
The Instant Issues series is generously sponsored by Wilbraham & Monson Academy, Charista Construction, Prosperity Candle, and A. L. Cignoli Company. Our media sponsor is BusinessWest.