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Monday, January 30 at 12:00 p.m. 
The Election of 2016, Powerlessness and the Politics of Blame
A Talk by Martha Nussbaum 
Maglione Hall (5th floor) | Sie International Relations Complex 

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Join us for a very special lecture by well-known philosopher Martha Nussbaum. Martha Nussbaum is the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago Law School. She has received honorary degrees from over 50 colleges/universities and is widely regarded as a leading global scholar, philosopher and public intellectual. Her most recent publications include Political Emotions: Why Love Matters for Justice (2013) and Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice (2016). She was recently awarded the highly prestigious Kyoto Prize for her contributions to improving the human condition.

This event is co-sponsored by: Korbel Political Theory Initiative, Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security & Diplomacy, Center for Judaic Studies, Conflict Resolution Institute, Gender & Women's Studies Program, Department of Religious Studies, Department of Political Science, Center for Middle East Studies, Office of Religious and Spiritual Life

Lunch will be provided! 

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT HERE 

 

Orientation Week

Orientation Week Special Event

THE PEOPLE WANT: A RADICAL EXPLORATION OF THE ARAB UPRISING

THE PEOPLE WANT: A RADICAL EXPLORATION OF THE ARAB UPRISING. A lecture by Gilbert Achcar

achcar Date: Monday, May 12
 Time: 12:00 p.m.
 Location: Ben Cherrington Hall, Rm 150

 

 

 

 

 

Gilbert Achcar is a Professor of Development Studies & International Relations at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).

Micheline Ishay, Professor of International Studies at the Josef Korbel School will act as discussant to this lecture. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served.

Other events that will be held with Professor Achcar this week include:

Political Theory Forum with Gilbert Achcar: A Conversation on Orientalism, Cosmopolitanism, and Revolution
Tuesday May 13 @ 12:00 PM | Ben Cherrington Hall, Room 301

An open forum co-sponsored by the Center for Middle East Studies, the Political Theory Forum, and the Middle East Discussion Group. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served.

Panel Discussion on Gilbert Achcar's Book The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli W ar of Narratives
Tuesday May 13 @ 7:00 PM | Joy Burns Center (Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management), Room 229

A panel discussion with Ira Chernus (Department of Religious Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder), Adam Rovner (Department of English, University of Denver), and Gilbert Achcar. The event is free and open to the public.

Brought to you by the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, Center for Middle East Studies

INTER-NATIONAL AFFAIRS OR INTER-CITY AFFAIRS? WHY THE SOVEREIGN STATE IS OVER.

INTER-NATIONAL AFFAIRS OR INTER-CITY AFFAIRS? WHY THE SOVEREIGN STATE IS OVER. A Lecture by Benjamin Barber

Benjamin Barber

Date:  Tuesday, March 4
Time:  5:00 p.m.
Location: Anderson Academic Commons Special Event Space (map)

Benjamin R. Barber is a Senior Research Scholar at the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at The City University of New York's Graduate Center and Walt Whit-man Professor of Political Science Emeritus at Rutgers University. He is the author of numerous books on political theory and current trends in international politics, including Strong Democracy: Participatory Politics for a New Age (1984), Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism are Reshaping the World (1996), Fear's Empire: War, Terrorism, and Democracy in an Age of Interdependence (2003), and If Mayors Ruled the World: Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities (2013).

Brought to you by the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, Center for Middle East Studies