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World Affairs Institute (Omaha, Neb.)

 Organization

The World Affairs Institute was a lecture series organized by the Municipal University of Omaha and its successor the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The institute ran from academic year 1947/1948 through 1971/1972. It was originally directed by William E. Daugherty, a professor of government at the University of Omaha. The first year was presented as a 3-hour credit course entitled "Institute on World Affairs," offered jointly through the OU School of Adult Education and the Department of History and Government. Later institutes were sponsored by the College of Continuing Studies and other organizations both on and off campus, and attendance was open to a broader community. The institute featured a series of lectures on foreign affairs and policy issues. Speakers came from all over the world and included professors, journalists, diplomats, government officials, politicians, organizational directors, and authors.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

World Affairs Institute Lecture Series Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0103
Scope and Contents

The World Affairs Institute Series comprises the print and audio records of the World Affairs Institute, a lecture series organized by the Municipal University of Omaha and its successor the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The institute ran from academic year 1947/1948 through 1971/1972. It was originally directed by William E. Daugherty, a professor of government at the University of Omaha. The institute featured a series of lectures on foreign affairs and policy issues. Speakers came from ...