Speaking in Maine

Occasional weekdays at 1:00 pm

One of the many public affairs lecture series MPBN Radio presents weekdays at 1:00 pm, Speaking in Maine features diverse speakers recorded in towns and cities throughout the state of Maine. The program is produced by Ed Morin, Gordon Fellis and Jonathan Woodward. The Executive Producer for Speaking in Maine is Charles Beck.

'Ukraine'

58 minutes ago
Midcoast Forum

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport, and the Midcoast Forum on Foreign Relations.

The speaker is Serhii Plokhii, professor of Ukrainian History at Harvard University and author of "The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union." His topic is "Ukraine."

For more on Plokhii and the Midcoast Forum, click here.

Mid-Coast Forum

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport and the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations.

The speaker is Francis J. Ricciardone, Atlantic Council vice president and director of the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, who will discuss the turmoil and solutions in the Middle East.

Ricciardone was a career Foreign Service officer in Washington, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia, including an assignment as ambassador to Turkey.

'What's Up With Cuba?'

May 27, 2015
Twitter

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport and the Midcoast Forum on Foreign Relations for a talk on U.S.-Cuba relations.

The speaker is Elaine Diaz, a Cuban blogger, journalist and professor at the University of Havana, where she teaches courses focusing on digital journalism, communication and technology and society.

She has also written about the digital divide for Cuban and international outlets.

For more on Diaz and the Midcoast Forum, click here.

Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport and the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations for a talk by Swithin Munyantwali, executive director and co-founder of the International Law Institute-African Centre for Legal Excellence.

His talk is on the Chinese engagement in Africa and to what extent it constitutes a real partnership.

For more on this talk and the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations, click here.

ABC News

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Waterville, and Colby College, for a talk by Dan Harris, co-anchor of ABC News Nightline and the weekend edition of Good Morning America. He is also the author of "10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge."

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