Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo to Lecture Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 4 p.m. on 'Serbs in Kosovo' as Part of Official Visit

Oct 18, 2011, 14:00 ET from Arcadia University

WHO: Arcadia University Welcomes Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo, Slobodan Petrovic

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 19, 4 p.m.

WHAT: Lecture on "Serbs in Kosovo" as part of Official Visit

WHERE: Arcadia University, Grey Towers Castle Dining Room

GLENSIDE, Pa., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Between visits to the White House and the United Nations, Slobodan Petrovic, the Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo, will give a lecture at Arcadia University on "Serbs in Kosovo: The Current Situation and Prospects for the Future." He will speak on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 4 p.m. in the Grey Towers Castle Dining Room.


The lecture, which is open to the public, is sponsored by Arcadia's master's program in International Peace and Conflict Resolution and the Council for Inclusive Governance. Deputy Prime Minister Petrovic's talk at Arcadia is part of his official visit to the United States, during which he will have meetings at the White House, the U.S. Congress, the Department of State, and the United Nations.

Petrovic is also Minister of Local Government Administration and President of the Independent Liberal Party, an ethnic Serb party which is part of Kosovo's governing coalition. He is the highest-level Kosovo Serb official in the Kosovo government since the end of the war in Kosovo in 1999.

About Arcadia University: Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in metropolitan Philadelphia and a national leader in study abroad and international education. Arcadia University promises a distinctively global, integrative and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and prosper in a diverse and dynamic world. The 2010 Open Doors report ranks Arcadia University No. 1 in the percentage of undergraduate students studying abroad. U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia University among the top regional universities in the North, and as one of the top study abroad programs in the nation. The Physical Therapy program is ranked seventh in the nation.  

In addition to its Glenside location, Arcadia has campuses in Christiana, Del., and King of Prussia, Pa., the Nyerere Center for Peace Research in Tanzania, affiliated graduate programs in France and Singapore; and The College of Global Studies centers in Australia, Spain, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, New Zealand, and South Africa.

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