Ośrodek Kultury Francuskiej i Studiów Frankofońskich UW, Wydział Nauk Politycznych i Studiów Międzynarodowych UW oraz Polskie Towarzystwo Studiów Międzynarodowych we współpracy z Groupe d’études géopolitiques zapraszają na spotkanie z cyklu WTORKI GEOPOLITYCZNE.
The US and the strategic challenges it has been facing as a fading hegemon
prof. Rob Rabel (Victoria University, Wellington)
On-line : https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82198945640 Meeting ID: 821 9894 5640 Passcode: 186148
Spotkanie w języku angielskim.
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Emeritus Professor Roberto Rabel is a Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Strategic Studies Victo-ria University of Wellington (VUW). From 2006 to 2016, he was Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) at VUW, overseeing the University’s internationalisation strategies and activities. Professor Rabel served in 2017 as Establishment Director for the Southeast Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence. Since then, he has taught in International Relations at VUW at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels. Professor Rabel is currently a Visiting Professor at the University of Warsaw in Poland, having first served in that capacity in 2020.He holds a BA Honours degree in History and International Politics from VUW and a PhD in History from Duke University, where he studied as a Fulbright Scholar. From 1986 to 2006, Professor Rabel taught in the History Department and then held management roles at the University of Otago. He has authored or edited over 45 books and articles, including an official history, New Zealand and the Vietnam War: Politics and Diplomacy (2005). He was National Vice-President of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs from 2009 to 2021. Professor Rabel holds a Gold Cross of Merit and a “Bene Merito” award for services to Poland abroad from the Polish Government as well as an award “For the Advancement of Vietnam’s Education Cause” from the Vietnamese Government.
In this lecture, Professor Rabel will provide an overview of the strategic challenges facing the United States as (still) the world’s most powerful and influential state. After discussing the components of strategic challenges on a general level, he will analyse American responses to key strategic challenges in recent times.