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International Affairs


Gambling with Security:

New Frontiers in

Global Intervention


52nd Annual Symposium
April 7-9, 2014
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The Lewis & Clark College International Affairs Symposium is one of the most prestigious events within the Oregon academic and civic communities. It has been highly acclaimed by the Wall Street JournalNew York Times, and Chronicle of Higher Education. It is also the oldest student-run symposium in the United States. 

The focus of the Symposium is controversy, emphasizing confrontation of opposing views. Organized by students, it concentrates on themes that reflect global interests and concerns. 

2014 Planning Committee

If you have any questions or comments, please contact the IA Symposium Committee at

Student Co-Chairs

Nathan Ren ’15, Nathan Romine ’14

Student Steering Committee

Reed Benoit ’15, Lincoln Boyd ’15, Maia Erickson ’15, Sita Fidler ’14, Ksenia Girsova ’14, Caroline Gray ’17, Lacey Jacoby ’17, Katherine Keller ’16, Amy Omondi ’16, Olivia Ragan ’14, Stephanie Tsingos ’14, Sarra Wynn ’14.

Faculty Advisor

Bob Mandel, Professor of International Affairs

Administrative Coordinator:

Katie Sholian