The Palmetto Forum is a world affairs luncheon seminar designed to stimulate discussion of international issues within Columbia's professional community.
Members meet on the first Monday of the month at Columbia's Palmetto Club, located at 1231 Sumter Street. The forum's membership has expanded to over 300 subscribers, among them some of Columbia's most prominent citizens. Please reference below and our calendar for upcoming and past Palmetto Forum events. Please note that dates may vary due to Holidays and school breaks.
Fall 2017 Lecturers
Monday-December 4th: Dr. Bobby J. Donaldson - Associate Professor with the Department of History
Monday-November 6th: TBA
Monday-October 2nd: Dr. Breanne Grace - Faculty member with College of Social Work at USC
Wednesday-September 6th: Major General John P. Johnson - Commanding General, U.S. Army Training Center & Fort Jackson
Spring 2017 Lecturers
May 3rd: Dr. Josef Olmert, Adjunct Professor -Department of Political Science at USC
April 5th: Dr. Christoffer Green-Pedersen - Professor, Department of Political Science of Business and Social Sciences at AARHUS University in Denmark
March 1st: Dr. Augie Grant, Professor -School of Journalism and Mass Communication at USC
February 1st: Dr. Stanislav Markus, Associate Professor of International Business and Business Partnership Foundation Fellow at the Darla Moore School of Business at USC
Fall 2016 Lecturers
December 7th: Dr. Helmut Albrecht, Professor and Chair of Clinical Internal Medicine at USC
November 2nd: Donald Fowler, Adjunct Faculty - Department of Political Science at USC
October 5th: Dr. Gordon B. Smith, Emeritus Faculty - Department of Political Science at USC
September 7th: Dr. Robert Cox, Director at Walker Institute and Professor with Department of Political Science at USC
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Walker Institute at (803)777-8180 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.