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Global Hot Spots: “Is Organic/Fair-trade Agriculture Sustainable? Observations from Mexico, Peru and Wisconsin” – Event November 13

November 3, 2009

The Global Hot Spots Lecture Series event will be on the topic “Is Organic/Fair-trade Agriculture Sustainable? Observations from Mexico, Peru and Wisconsin.” The event will be held Friday, November 13 from 1:30-2:30 p.m., at the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street.

The Global Hot Spots Lecture Series lends insight you can only get from renowned UW faculty. These thought-provoking lectures focus on everything from politics to global health to human rights, the economy, and the environment. Global Hot Spots are held monthly from 1:30-2:30 p.m., at the Pyle Center. These lectures are all free and open to everyone, although an RSVP is requested for each event.

For the latest updates, specific topic information, and more, visit uwalumni.com/learning. To get questions answered, e-mail Kevin Check  at kcheck@waastaff.com or call him directly at (608) 262-9599 or toll free at (888) 947-2586.

For more information about lectures and resources on global topics, visit the International Institute, where you will find a list of area studies centers on campus.

The 2009 Global Hot Spots Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the UW-Madison Division of International Studies, the Wisconsin Alumni Association, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), and Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization (PLATO), which is a program of OLLI.

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