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The US Presidential Elections: One Year On Event Videos

02 Nov 2017

Wednesday 8th November 2017 will mark the one year anniversary of President Trump’s election. Last week the IIEA hosted two events which sought to examine and explore the impact of the Trump administration to date, both domestically and internationally.

On Wednesday, 25 October the IIEA hosted a seminar, entitled The US Presidential Elections: One Year On.


The first panel, The Impact of Trump: Politics, Economics and International Affairs, focused on President Trump’s time in office to date. It was chaired by Gina London, Sunday Independent Columnist and Former CNN Newscaster and it featured the following panellists: Anne Anderson, Former Irish Ambassador to the US (2013-2017); Larry Donnelly, Lecturer, National University of Ireland, Galway; Jon Ihle, Head of Communications, Goodbody and former financial journalist; and Dan O’Brien, Chief Economist, IIEA.




The second panel, The Future of US Foreign Relations: Ireland, Europe and the World, looked forward towards the rest of President Trump’s tenure. It was chaired by Sarah Carey, Journalist and Broadcaster and will feature the following line-up of panellists: Seth Barrett Tillman, Law Lecturer, National University of Ireland, Maynooth; Thomas Byrne TD, Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Education and Skills; Shana Cohen, Director, Think Tank for Action on Social Change (TASC); and Graham Finlay, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin.


The following day on Thursday, 26 October, the IIEA welcomed James Fallows, European Editor, The Atlantic Monthly and Professor Paul Sracic, Chair, Department of Politics and International Relations, Youngstown State University who gave an address on Exploring Conservative America: Politics, Policy and Populism.

You can listen to their remarks here.


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