Wide Angle Lunch: Geoffrey Van Orden's "The View from Europe: Turkey and its Relationship with the West"
Thu., Oct. 21, 12:30 p.m. 2010
A new venture that focuses a wide angle lens on contemporary cultural and literary ventures and international issues of interest to Charlestonians. This week's speaker is British politician and former army Brigadier General Geoffrey Van Orden. A member of the European Parliament since 1999, the British Conservative Party’s Spokesman on Defense and Security Policy and former Vice Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, he will give a fascinating insight into the changing relationship between Turkey and its traditional allies. Advance registration encouraged.