Discussion set about Trump’s first 50 days

Focus will be on foreign policy and international law

Colin Kahl (courtesy of Georgetown University)

Two Vanderbilt University professors and a guest expert from Georgetown University will discuss the foreign policy and international law aspects of the first 50 days of the Trump administration at Vanderbilt Law School.

The forum, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 20, in Flynn Auditorium at the law school, located at 131 21st Ave. S.

The panelists will touch on President Trump’s strategic objectives; relations with NATO, China, Israel and Russia; the Iran nuclear deal; the Paris climate accords; and relations with the United Nations.

The panel includes the following:

  • Colin Kahl, associate professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service;
  • Michael A. Newton, professor of the practice of law at Vanderbilt Law School; and
  • Ingrid Wuerth, Helen Strong Curry Chair in International Law at Vanderbilt Law School.
Mike Newton (Vanderbilt University)

Moderating the event will be Ganesh Sitaraman, associate professor of law at Vanderbilt Law School.

“The First 50 Days of the Trump Administration: Foreign Policy and International Law” is sponsored by the International Legal Studies Program at Vanderbilt Law School.

Visitors should park in the Terrace Place Garage, spaces 41-92, at the corner of 21st Avenue South and Terrace Place, or the Wesley Place Garage, spaces 52-170, at the corner of 21st Avenue South and Scarritt Place. Parking costs range from $4 to $12 at these garages. Both are within walking distance of the law school.