Perspectives on the US election 2004
Seminar arranged by CBS and CNN.
In early November, Americans will decide who will be in the White House for the next four years. This seminar addresses some of the current issues surrounding the election, including historical, economic and moral issues and the role of international media.
Moderated by Martin Krasnik, host of DR’s television programme Deadline, this will be a dynamic seminar with brief contributions by each of the speakers. Following the presentations, members of audience have the opportunity to ask questions to the panel.
14:00-14:15 Martin Krasnik: Short welcome and presentation
14:15-14:35 Daniel Pope: Is it still "the economy, stupid?"
14:35-14:55 Edward Ashbee: Inside Karl Rove's Brain: The Republicans Election Strategy
15:15-15:35 Kim Nørgaard: US election from an international perspective
15:35-16:00 Niels Bjerre-Poulsen: Iraq and after: prospects for American foreign policy
16:00-16:30 Panel discussion and questions from the audience
Moderator Martin Krasnik
The seminar is free of charge and anyone interested is invited.
Questions? Please contact CBS Communications, tel: 3815 2045 e-mail:
Niels Bjerre-Poulsen, CBS Associate Professor and Director of the Center for the Study of the Americas. MA, PhD. in American History.
Research areas: US politics and public administration, US foreign policy.
Daniel Pope, CBS Fulbright Visiting Professor. Associate Professor, University of Oregon.
Research areas: US business and economic history.
Edward Ashbee, CBS Associate Professor BSc, M. Phil, PhD.
Research areas: Cultural politics, identity, parties and policymaking in the US.
Kim Nørgaard, CNN’s senior international editor, acting as a regional co-ordinator for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Responsible for the planning and co-ordination of news out of CNN’s 18 bureaus in the region.
Martin Krasnik, MA in Political Science, Foreign editor (on leave) at Danish newspaper Weekendavisen. Currently hosts the news and debate television programme Deadline.