AHI Holds Seventh Annual Carl B. Menges Colloquium April 3-5, 2014 at the Turning Stone Resort

Topic: “War and the West:  Strategic Challenges Past, Present, and Future”
Welcome and Introductory Remarks – Richard Erlanger, President, AHI

Recognition Ceremony

Robert Paquette, Co-Founder and Charter Fellow, AHI Recognizes Stand-Out AHI Undergraduate Fellows, Carl B. Menges and Kraig Kayser 

Kraig Kayser – Creation of the Center for Statesmanship, Law and Liberty, Rochester Institute of Technology

Carl B. Menges, History of the AHI

Max Schnidman, Publius Society & AHI Undergraduate Fellow

Paul Carrier, Co-Leader, AHI Undergraduate Program

Seventh Annual Carl B. Menges Lecture 

Introduction of Dr. Michael D. Swaine – Robert Kraynak, Director, Center for Freedom & Western Civilization, Colgate University

Keynote Address: “The U.S. and China in the 21st Century: Headed for Conflict or a new Great Power Relationship?” Dr. Michael D. Swaine, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Audio Panel Discussions with Q&A:  April 4, 2014:

1. “War before Western Civilization”

2. “The West and the Near East – Past and Present”

3. “The West and the Far East – Past and Present”

Audio Panel Discussions with Q&A: April 5, 2014:

4. “The West, Women, and War”

5. “Technology, Ethics, and War”

6. “War after Western Civilization”