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Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 9:00 pm

This week we have a panel-discussion titled “How Coastal Cities are Preparing and Adapting to Rising Sea Levels.”  Our discussion is moderated by WBUR’s Bob Oakes, and co-sponsored by the Boston University Initiative on Cities and the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future.

 
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 9:14 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University History Department, and is titled “Development and the Global History of Distributive Justice.”  Our speaker is Jeremy Adelman, Professor of History at Princeton University.

 
Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 9:00 pm

This week we feature a panel discussion presented by the Center for the Study of Europe in collaboration with the Latin American Studies Program.  Our speakers are: Kostis Kornetis, Assistant Professor at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies at New York University; and Alex Khasnabish, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.   Tonight’s discussion is titled “Social Resistance in Times of Austerity.”

 
Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion, co-sponsored by the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies. Our speaker is Kenneth Reinhard, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at UCLA.  Professor Reinhard’s lecture is titled “Psychoanalysis and the Monotheistic Origins of Modern Science.”

 
Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 9:00 pm

This week we have a panel-discussion titled “Lost in Unification: Post-Cold War Europe East and West – Remembering the Berlin Wall.”  The discussion is presented by the Boston University Arts Initiative, the Boston University Center for the Study of Europe, and the Goethe-Institut Boston.  Our speakers are: German filmmaker, Marten Persiel; Boston University Professor of International Relations and History, Igor Lukes; and Polish author, Agata Pyzik.

 
Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, and titled “Security and Democracy Today: An Israeli Perspective.”  Our speaker is former Israeli Intelligence Chief, Amichai Ayalon.

 
Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 9:00 pm

This week we have a panel discussion presented by the Boston University African American Studies Program, titled “Black and Latino Coalitions from the 1960s to Today.”  Our speakers are: Babson College Professor of History and Foodways, Frederick Douglass Opie; and Boston Chief of Health and Human Services, Felix Arroyo.

 
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 9:00 pm

This week our lecture is presented by Boston University’s History Department, and titled “The Phoenix Century: Myths of Rebirth from the Ashes of World War II”.  Our speaker is British author and historian, Keith Lowe.

 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 9:00 pm

This week we feature a panel discussion presented by the Center for the Study of Europe in collaboration with the Latin American Studies Program.  Our speakers are: Kostis Kornetis, Assistant Professor at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies at New York University; and Alex Khasnabish, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.   Tonight’s discussion is titled “Social Resistance in Times of Austerity.”

 
Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion, co-sponsored by the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies. Our speaker is Kenneth Reinhard, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at UCLA.  Professor Reinhard’s lecture is titled “Psychoanalysis and the Monotheistic Origins of Modern Science.”