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Conference to look at 'Anti-Americanism in Europe,' Nov 18-19

Distinguished American and European scholars and journalists will convene at Princeton Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18-19, for a conference on "Anti-Americanism in Europe."

Organized by the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, the conference will run from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in 1 Robertson Hall.

Participants will examine issues such as the relationship of anti-Americanism to American power and the way it is projected and perceived; the role of historical identifications of America with modernity and cultural change; differing perceptions of what freedom and democracy mean; the effects of economic change and globalization on perceptions of the United States and its role; links between anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism; and Islam and anti-Americanism.

The conference is cosponsored by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

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