June 29, 2011Climate Refugees
Director Michael Nash in conversation about his documentary film on the "human face of climate change."
June 27, 2011 - June 29, 2011Migration: Causes & Consquences
The 2011 Summer Teacher Institute addressed the social, environmental, and economic aspects of global migration.
June 15, 2011Human Rights and Globalization
Charlotte Walker and Jennifer Amos at University of Chicago presented "Human Rights and Globalization" to North Central College faculty
May 24, 2011Climate Change & the International Negotiations
A Talk by Jonathan Pershing, U.S. Department of State Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Change
May 13, 2011The Emerging Middle-Class: Thoughts from Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC)
Experts on Brazil, Russia, India, and China met to discuss social and economic issues facing these emerging economies.
May 5, 2011Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach
Professor Martha Nussbaum discussed the Capabilities Approach to assessing human development.
April 15, 2011Russian Culture
April 14, 2011Venezuela Speaks!
Carlos Martinez gives a bottom-up account of Venezuela's bloodless uprising and reorganization.
April 7, 2011Why Leaders Lie: The Truth About Lying in International Politics
Political Science professor John Mearsheimer provided the first systematic analysis of lying as a tool of statecraft.
April 6, 2011Images as Beings: Blood, Sweat and Tears
William Christian spoke about the reception of seemingly miraculous images since the 16th Century.