Britain and America's Special Relationship: Myth, Reality, or Anachronism

Thursday, February 13, 2014
11:00am to 6:00pm
223 Moses Hall
UC Berkeley


11:00 am - 12:45 pm: The Special Relationship in Foreign Policy

  • Kathleen Burk (University College London)
  • Walter Russell Mead (Bard College and Editor-at-Large of The American Interest magazine)
  • Moderator: Daniel Sargent (UC Berkeley)

12:45 - 2:00 pm: Lunch break

2:00 - 3:45 pm: The Special Relationship in Domestic Policy

  • Matthias M. Matthijs (Johns Hopkins SAIS) 
  • Janet Laible (Lehigh University)
  • Isaac Martin (UC San Diego)
  • Moderator: Paul Pierson (UC Berkeley)

3:45 - 4:00 pm: Tea

4:00 - 5:45 pm: The Special Relationship and Race  

This conference is sponsored by the Anglo-American Studies Program at the Institute of Governmental Studies and the Center for British Studies at UC Berkeley.

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Directions to Moses Hall (download map)

Park on the south side of campus -- we have indicated a large public lot on the map, though other lots are available. From Bancroft Way, take Barrows Lane, which will lead you past Barrows Hall and through a traffic circle. Walk over the Strawberry Creek bridge and into a courtyard. Moses Hall will be on your left.

Feel free to call 510-642-0922 if you require any further assistance.