Past Camden Conference Topics

 
  • 1988 The Making of American Foreign Policy … Myth and Reality
  • 1989 The Influence of the News Media in shaping U.S. Foreign Policy
  • 1990 U.S. Foreign Policy and International Trade: The Mutual Impact
  • 1991 The Global Environment … A foreign Policy Agenda
  • 1992 The New World Order … What Will It Be?
  • 1993 The United States and Japan: A Critical Relationship
  • 1994 Russia: Today and Tomorrow
  • 1995 China
  • 1996 Islam and politics in the Middle East
  • 1997 The World’s Only Superpower: Challenge or Curse?
  • 1998 Latin America: Troubled past, Uncertain Future
  • 1999 Africa: South of the Sahara Keynote speaker: Margaret Dongo, “Change in Africa: From the Eyes of a Participant”
  • 2000 Southeast Asia Keynote speaker: David Wurfel, “Southeast Asia: The Past in the Present”
  • 2001 Globalization: Its Impact on you and ME Keynote speaker: Michael Sandel, “Globalization’s Impact on the Nation-State, the Community, and the Individual”
  • 2002 The Politics of Energy and Water Keynote speaker: Matthew Simmons, “Nightmares and Dreams About World Energy Crises”
  • 2003 Two Worlds under Pressure: The Growing Crisis of Population and Movement Keynote speaker: Phyllis Oakley, “A tale of two worlds”)
  • 2004 Foreign Policy for the 21st Century: Seeking a Balance? Keynote speaker: Robert Kaplan, “Global Security in 2010: Fighting a Worldwide Counter-Insurgency”
  • 2005 The Middle East: Compromise or Conflagration? Keynote speaker: General Tony Zinni, “The Middle East: The Way Ahead”
  • 2006 China on the World Stage Keynote speaker: James Lilley, “China, Japan, and the Korean Peninsula, Can it Work?”
  • 2007 Europe: Old Continent in a New World Keynote speaker: David Calleo, “The U.S. and the E.U.: Dissonant Visions of the New World Order”
  • 2008 Religion as a Force in World Affairs Keynote speaker: Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, “Religion, World Politics and United States Foreign Policy”
  • 2009 Global Leadership and the U.S. Role in World Affairs Keynote speaker: Brent Scowcroft, “Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the New Administration”
  • 2010 Afghanistan, Pakistan, India – Crossroads of Conflict Keynote speaker: Ahmed Rashid, “Pakistan, Afghanistan and U.S. Policy in the Region”
  • 2011 The Challenges of Asia Keynote speaker: Chas Freeman, “Asia and the American Future”
  • 2012 The U.S. in a 21st Century World: Do we have what it takes? Keynote speaker: Governor Bill Richardson
  • 2013 The Middle East – What Next? Keynote speaker: Robin Wright
  • 2014 The Global Politics of Food and Water Keynote speaker: Fred Kirschenmann
  • 2015 Russia Resurgent Keynote speaker: Matthew Rojansky
  • 2016 The New Africa Keynote speaker: Ofeibea Quist-Arcton
  • 2017 Refugees and Global Migration: Humanity’s Crisis Keynote speaker: Paul James

 

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