Rubin to speak at Ivan Allen College Founder's Day Celebration 2011

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Assistant Professor Lawrence Rubin will present, "Politics and Protest in the Middle East" at the Ivan Allen College Founder's Day Celebration 2011.

Assistant Professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Lawrence Rubin's research interests include comparative Middle East politics and international security with a specific focus on Islam and politics, Arab foreign policies, and nuclear proliferation.

The 2011 Ivan Allen College Founder’s Day events begin a special year-long celebration of the concepts of social courage, social justice, civic vision, and compassionate leadership that are the legacy of Ivan Allen Jr., Mayor of Atlanta from 1962-1970.

During the two-day event March 14-15, we mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ivan Allen Jr., as well as the inaugural presentation of Georgia Tech’s new Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage to a visionary leader at the forefront of efforts to reduce the global threats from nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons, former United States Senator Sam Nunn. A series of events will continue throughout the year with another peak moment in 2012 commemorating the 50th anniversary of Allen's inauguration as mayor of the City of Atlanta.

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  • Created By:Jene Gladstone
  • Created:03/07/2011
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