Steamboat briefs: Seminars at Steamboat announces Pakistan talk |

Steamboat briefs: Seminars at Steamboat announces Pakistan talk

Christina Appel

Seminars at Steamboat, a free speaker series that focuses on public policy, has announced Robin Raphel, the U.S. coordinator for non-military assistance to Pakistan, will lead a talk titled "Pakistan and its Difficult Neighbors" at 5 p.m. Aug. 1 at Strings Music Pavilion. Raphel is a career diplomat who holds the rank of ambassador.

Previously announced Seminars speakers include:

■ July 8: Stephen Klineberg, sociologist and demographer at Rice University, will discuss "The Changing Face of America."

■ July 25: Robert O'Harrow, a journalist at The Washington Post, will discuss "The Threat From Cyberspace: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You."

■ Aug. 20: Martin Feldstein and William Gale will discuss "Reforming our Broken Tax System." Feldstein is an economist at Harvard University and former director of the Council of Economic Advisers. Gale is chairman of economic policy at the Brookings Institution.

Tickets for Seminars events are free and will be distributed at 4:15 p.m. on the days of the talks. For more information, go to

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