Two guests will present lecturers in April to conclude this year’s Saul O Sidore Lecture Series on global justice at Plymouth State College.
Scott Hoffman, field director of the World Federalist Association (WFA) in Washington D.C. will speak on “Transforming the UN into a World Federation to a Abolish War” at 7 p.m. Monday, April 7.
Prior to his appointment as director, Hoffman was executive director of the WFA New England Region. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Harvard University and has been a public school teacher. He has also written and lectured widely on world government and international relations.
Nader Entessar will speak on “The Kurdish Predicament and the Quest for Justice” on Monday, April 28. Entessar is professor of political science and director of international studies at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala.
From 1985-2000 he served as chair of the division of social sciences at Spring Hall, and he was previously a senior research fellow at the institute for International Political and Economic Studies in Tehran, Iran. A longtime student of Kurdish and other ethnic issues in the Middle East and Central Asia, Entessar has written and edited several books.
Sidore Lectures are held at the Silver Cultural Arts Center on Main Street, Plymouth. Each talk is followed by a reception with light refreshments.
The Saul O Sidore Lecture Series was established at Plymouth State College in 1979 to bring a variety of speakers to the College each year to address the critical political, social and cultural issues and events of our time. Sidore Lectures are offered to the public free of charge.