University of Wisconsin–Madison

Russ Feingold on UW-Madison Campus

Russ Feingold, former U.S. Senator and Special Envoy to the African Great Lakes Region and the Congo-Kinshasa, is on campus for the 2018 fall semester, serving as African Studies’ Human Rights Visiting Professor of Practice. Throughout the semester, he has made time for some exciting events.

CAPSTONE SEMINAR
Feingold is instructing a capstone seminar for International Studies majors entitled “Negotiating Peace in the African Great Lakes Region.”
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AFRICA AT NOON
The second Africa at Noon lunch seminar of the fall semester was given by Feingold as he discussed the ‘Forever’ Presidents of the Great Lakes Region of Africa.
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Feingold also mediated for Africa at Noon during a roundtable with Ambassadors Michelle Gavin and Johnnie Carson.
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WEBINAR
The School of International Service held an online discussion with SIS Professor Jordan Tama and Feingold on how the results of the 2018 midterm election might affect foreign policy in 2019.
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GREAT LAKES TO GREAT LAKES INITIATIVE
Feingold’s lecture for the Nelson Institute focussed on ongoing efforts to form partnerships involving the Great Lakes Region of Africa as well as other African lake regions.
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