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15Nov
The Frankenstein Syndrome in Politics
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Jacksonville
Date: November 15, 2021 to November 15, 2021
Where: Jacksonville, Jacksonville,, Duval County, Florida, United States, 32202
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Other
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WHO: David Schwam-Baird, Ph.D., Retired Associate Professor of Political Science and Director, Master of Arts in International Affairs Program, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of North Florida\ \ WHAT: A talk titled “The Frankenstein Syndrome in Politics”\ \ WHEN: Monday, November 15, 2021, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.\ \ WHERE: This is a virtual event via Zoom. You can login to the meeting starting at 6:15.\ \ TO ATTEND: Click HERE:\ \ https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86930248001?pwd=RWFGbkFMdjVEeGs2aExvUEtoMGtudz09\ \ Meeting ID: 869 3024 8001\ Meeting Password: 363219\ To phone in, call: 929-436-2866 \ \ For details on all of our events, please join our Meetup Group at\ https://meetup.com/FirstCoastFreethoughtSociety/.\ \ MEETING DESCRIPTION: Politicians, spies and generals are often pretty clever in unspooling their strategies. Ah, but often they are far too clever (or is that \"arrogant\"?) for their own good. We will explore three times when policy-makers devised elaborate strategies to build up allies that ultimately turned against them, much like Dr. Frankenstein\'s Creature did, with devastating results.\ \ MEET THE SPEAKER: Dr. David Schwam-Baird recently retired as Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA) Program, in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, at the University of North Florida. He received his B.A. in Philosophy at the University of New Orleans, his Master\'s in Public Administration (MPA) at the School of Urban and Regional Studies, University of New Orleans, and his Ph.D. in Political Science from Tulane University.\ \ Dr. Schwam-Baird taught courses on International Politics, with an emphasis on the Middle East, Latin America, and Europe. He also taught courses on Political Philosophy. He has travelled extensively abroad and has lived in Israel, France, and Belgium. He has taught a semester at the University of Mary