Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 11, 2013

Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert O. Blake Jr. will travel to Boston, Massachusetts on April 12.

Assistant Secretary Blake will deliver remarks on “Looking East, Looking West: U.S. Support for India’s Regional Leadership” at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University. Please click here for further information.

Assistant Secretary Blake will also participate in an interview on U.S. policy in South and Central Asia for the podcast “Conversations in Diplomacy” with former Under Secretary of State and Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School Nicholas Burns. That interview will be online at the “Conversations in Diplomacy” website.

Assistant Secretary Blake will also meet with international relations students and faculty at Tufts University’s Fletcher School for Law and Diplomacy to discuss U.S. policy in South and Central Asia and careers in the Foreign Service.

For updates, follow Assistant Secretary Blake on Twitter @State_SCA.

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