International Conference on The U.S. Presidential Election 2016

Event Start Date:
September 26, 2016
Event End Date:
September 26, 2016
Event Venue:
Sacred Heart College,Thevara, Kochi

International Conference on The US Presidential Election 2016(edited)

International Conference


The U.S. Presidential Election 2016

The conference proposes to study the ongoing U.S. presidential campaign with close attention to the trends that emerged during the electioneering , and the changed prospects that awaits the international community with a new leader at the helm of the world’s most powerful nation.

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Inaugural Session

Presidential Address : Dr. Fr. Johnson X Palackappillil (Fr. Prasant) CMI, Principal, Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Kochi

Inaugural & Keynote Address: Prof (Dr.) G Gopa kumar, Vice Chancellor, Central  University of Kerala, Kasargod

Remarks : Eric Lund, Cultural Affairs Officer, U.S Consulate General, Chennai


First Thematic Session: U.S Presidential Elections : Key Issues & Themes

Prof. K.C Abraham, Academic Director, Centre for Public Policy Research

Prof Rajeev Sreenivasan,  Member, National Think Tank on Intellectual Property Rights, Govt. of India

Dr. Josu Kutty C.A, Assistant Professor,  Department of Political Science, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram


Second Thematic Session: An Appraisal of U.S foreign policy during Barack Obama’s tenure

Dr Stanly Johny, International Affairs Editor, The Hindu, Chennai

Dr. Uma Purushothaman, Assistant Professor, Central University of Kerala, Kasargod


Third Thematic Session: U.S Presidential Elections – The Indian Prospects

Mr. T.P Sreenivasan, Former Ambassador of India

Raymond E Vickery Jr, Former U.S Assistant Secretary of Commerce Trade Development

Vinson Palathingal, Executive Director of the Indo-American Center, Washington DC