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June 29, 2011

Climate Refugees

Director Michael Nash in conversation about his documentary film on the "human face of climate change."

June 27, 2011 - June 29, 2011

Migration: Causes & Consquences

The 2011 Summer Teacher Institute addressed the social, environmental, and economic aspects of global migration.

June 15, 2011

Human Rights and Globalization

Charlotte Walker and Jennifer Amos at University of Chicago presented "Human Rights and Globalization" to North Central College faculty

May 24, 2011

Climate Change & the International Negotiations

A Talk by Jonathan Pershing, U.S. Department of State Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Change

May 13, 2011

The 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, 2011

Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach

Professor Martha Nussbaum discussed the Capabilities Approach to assessing human development.

April 15, 2011

Russian Culture

April 14, 2011

Venezuela Speaks!

Carlos Martinez gives a bottom-up account of Venezuela's bloodless uprising and reorganization.

April 7, 2011

Why 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, 2011

Images as Beings: Blood, Sweat and Tears

William Christian spoke about the reception of seemingly miraculous images since the 16th Century.