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POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH 19th – World Affairs Council – The Rise of Populism in Europe with John Plant

February 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTED UNTIL MARCH 19 – apologies for any inconvenience.


The role of immigration and political shifts will be explored in the World Affairs Council’s The Rise of Populism lecture at UNC Asheville, which begins at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19, in the university’s Reuter Center, in the Manheimer Room.

John Plant, a defense analyst and scholar of demographics and population change, will examine the role of immigration as a driver of BREXIT and the rise of populist and far-right parties in Europe, and then discuss the implications of these political shifts for the U.S. Plant, who has a Ph.D. in public policy from George Mason University, was a 20-year active-duty officer in the U.S. Army, and served as an advisor to the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Defense. He now works at Kriticos Solutions Group as a proposal author for defense contractors.

Admission to World Affairs Council presentations at UNC Asheville is $10 for the public; free to members of the World Affairs Council and UNC Asheville students. For more information, visit the World Affairs Council of WNC websiteOLLI’s website, or call 828.251.6140.

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February 19, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm



Reuter Center, Manheimer Room (102)