The Center for Arts and Culture, a Washington, DC based cultural policy research organization, will host a free public program called "Global Partnerships, Government Roles" from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the National Building Museum. A reception will follow. This program is the first of three in this season's Calling the Question series, "Globalization and its Impact on Culture."
The National Building Museum is located at 401 F Street, NW, Washington, DC.
The discussion will feature the following speakers:
Thomas Friedman, author "The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization"
Sheila Copps, Minister if Canadian Heritage (invited)
James Leach (R-Iowa), Congressional advocate for the United States' reentry into the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
William B. Bader, Associate Director for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Information Agency
The discussion will be framed by the following questions:
How will the United States manage its role in post-Cold War global cultural exchange?
What is the promise and potential direction for international cooperation and cultural diplomacy?
As seating is limited, please call (202) 783-5277 to reserve.
For further information about this event or the Calling the Question series, please contact Joy Austin at the Center for Arts and Culture: (202) 783-5277.
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