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  • Lecture by Ewen Bowie (Oxford):
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    Lecture by Ewen Bowie (Oxford): "Masters, Slaves, Animals and Freedom: A Mytilenean Perspective"

    By Brian December 11, 2013

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    When: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where: Rhode Island Hall, Room 108 60 George Street Description: Ewen Bowie was Praelector in Classics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, from 1965 to 2007, and successively University Lecturer,...
  • In God We Trust: Religion and Public Life
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    In God We Trust: Religion and Public Life

    By Brian December 11, 2013

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    http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Political_Theory_Project/ Speakers: Jose Casanova and Mark Lilla What is the role of religion in public life, particularly in pluralistic, democratic societies? Should religion and politics be separated? What role...
  • Building America: Who should Control Urban Growth?
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    Building America: Who should Control Urban Growth?

    By Brian December 11, 2013

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    http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Political_Theory_Project/ Speakers: James Howard Kunstler and Randal O'Toole How should our cities grow? Who should control development: planners or markets? If there is any one distinguishing physical feature of...
  • Access and Authority: Is the Internet a Democratizing Technology?
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    Access and Authority: Is the Internet a Democratizing Technology?

    By Brian December 11, 2013

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    Courtesy of the Political Theory Project: http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Political_Theory_Project/ Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm Speakers: Evgeny Morozov and Clay Shirky The Internet has facilitated the spread of democracy,...
  • What's Ahead for Magazines and Newspapers?
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    What's Ahead for Magazines and Newspapers?

    By Brian December 11, 2013

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    http://www.brownalumnimagazine.com/ This Brown Alumni Magazine Commencement forum features four Brown alumni prominent in newspapers and magazines discussing the future of their industry. Are we witnessing the end of print or the beginning of new...
  • Does Race Matter? Minority Groups and Political Representation
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    Does Race Matter? Minority Groups and Political Representation

    By Brian December 11, 2013

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    Sponsored by the Political Theory Project at Brown University http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Political_Theory_Project/ Does Race Matter? Minority Groups and Political Representation with Lani Guinier & Jim Sleeper In her now-infamous speech to...
  • Children At Play: An American History
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    Children At Play: An American History

    By Brian December 11, 2013

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    Courtesy of the Brown Alumni Association ( http://alumni.brown.edu ) Professor Howard Chudacoffs remarks to the Brown Club of Oregon on March 27, 2008. Chudacoff traces the history of how children have played and raises questions about how much...
  • The Quantum Mechanics of Global Warming with Dr. Brad Marston
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    The Quantum Mechanics of Global Warming with Dr. Brad Marston

    By Brian December 11, 2013

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    Courtesy of the Brown Alumni Association ( http://alumni.brown.edu ) Dr. Brad Marston discusses the quantum mechanics of global warming with the Brown Club of Central New Jersey on March 7, 2009.
  • Dr. Justin Lin: China's Economic Rise and the Global Economy
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    Dr. Justin Lin: China's Economic Rise and the Global Economy

    By Brian December 11, 2013

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    China's Economic Rise and the Global Economy was a panel discussion with Professor Dwight Perkins (Harvard), Professor Barry Naughton (University of California San Diego), Dr. Justin Lin, Chief Economist at The World Bank. For more information...
  • Coming Through Crisis: A New Economic Model Emerges in Latin America
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    Coming Through Crisis: A New Economic Model Emerges in Latin America

    By Brian December 11, 2013

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    Presented by the Watson Institute for International Studies "Coming Through Crisis: A New Economic Model Emerges in Latin America," with Ricardo Lagos Escobar, University Professor at Large and former President of Chile. As university professor at...