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Thursday, December 4, 2008

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Path to Visibility: Experience of Blacks in France
  • Abdoulaye Gueye – Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Ottawa
What Is the State?
1:15pm - 2:45pm
What Is the State?
  • Quentin Skinner – Regius Professor of Modern History, Emeritus, University of Cambridge; Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities, Queen Mary, University of London

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Will al-Qaida Self-Destruct?
5:15pm - 7:00pm
Decolonizing Nature: West German Safari Tourism and the Making of Serengeti National Park
  • Thomas Lekan – Associate Professor of History, University of South Carolina
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Transatlantic Relations after the US Presidential Elections: A British Perspective
  • William Wallace – Baron Wallace of Saltaire

Friday, November 21, 2008

5:15pm - 7:00pm
Gambling and Rationality: Lottery Play From a Sociological Perspective
  • Roberto Garvia – Professor at the Departamento de Sociología y Ciencia Política, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Pr, Georgetown University
5:15pm - 7:00pm
Gibbon and the Invention of Gibbon: Chapters 15 and 16 of the Decline and Fall Revisited
  • J.G.A. Pocock – Harry C. Black emeritus professor, Johns Hopkins University

Thursday, November 20, 2008

1:30pm - 3:00pm
The Challenge of Higher Education: A View from the Czech Republic
  • Jan Sokol – Former Czech Minister of Education, and first dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague