2020 US Presidential Election: The Battle over America

2020 US Presidential Election: The Battle over America

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Lectures, talks and seminars

Event type: Seminars

6 November 2020 from 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm 6 Nov 2020 12:30 pm 6 Nov 2020 1:30 pm

Rutherford House LT1 (RHLT1)

Come along to this lunchtime lecture series where our speakers will discuss and offer their insights on the upcoming US presidential election.

Banner image with United States Congress building, and text that reads 'Spotlight Lecture Series, 2020 US Presidential Elections, It's Trump v Biden – who will take the top job? Join us on Friday 30 October and Friday 6 November, 12.30–1.30 pm'
On Tuesday 3 November, Americans will vote in what promises to be an election the world will be watching with keen interest. With the United States dealing with a pandemic and protests, will Donald Trump win a second term, or will former Vice–President Joe Biden take the top job?

Spotlight 2 —The Battle over America

In the second Spotlight lecture our speakers will attempt to make sense of a likely post-election power struggle.

When: Friday 6 November, 12.30–1.30pm

Where: Rutherford House Lecture Theatre 1 (RHLT1), Pipitea campus, Bunny Street

Speakers: Matthew Hirshberg (political scientist, educator, media commentator) and Dr Mona Krewel (Lecturer in Comparative Politics, School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations)

Moderator: Emeritus Professor Nigel Roberts (Emeritus Professor, School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations)

Check out Spotlight 1—Trump v Biden

Registration for each lecture is essential.

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Keen to come along but not based in Wellington? You can sign up to receive the recordings after the event:rsvp@vuw.ac.nz