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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

5:30pm - 7:30pm
'Transculturalism', France, Europe and the US
  • Patrick Weil – Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law, Yale Law School; Senior Research Fellow, French National Research Center, University of Paris

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

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

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Transatlantic Relations after the US Presidential Elections: A British Perspective
  • William Wallace – Baron Wallace of Saltaire
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
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Will al-Qaida Self-Destruct?

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

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