What Future for Mexico?
A conversation with:
Dr. Jorge Castañeda
Former Foreign Minister of Mexico
Global Distinguished Professor of Politics and Latin American & Caribbean Studies, New York University
Dr. Pamela K. Starr
Director, US-Mexico Network
& Associate Professor of International Relations, USC
Friday, June 3
8:00 – 10:00 am
The Pacific Council hosted a discussion with Dr. Jorge Castañeda, the former Foreign Minister of Mexico (2000-2003) and a renowned public intellectual and prolific author, to explore the ambivalent and complicated relationship between Mexico and the United States, as well as the many contradictions that shape and afflict Mexico and the nation’s trajectory.
As Foreign Minister of Mexico from 2000 to 2003, Dr. Jorge Castañeda focused on diverse issues in US-Mexican relations, including migration, trade, security, and narcotics control; joint diplomatic initiatives with Latin American nations; and the promotion of Mexican economic and trade relations globally. Dr. Castañeda has taught at Mexico's National Autonomous University (UNAM), Princeton and University of California at Berkeley. His most recent book is Manana Forever? Mexico and the Mexicans.
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