Archived Events

 

2007

 

February 13, 2007

Julie Denesha

Photojournalist and Milena Jesenská Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences

The Outcasts of Europe: Life among the Gypsies of Slovakia

 

March 6, 2007

Stefan Winter
Professor of Medicine and Secretary of State for Labour, Health & Social Affairs, Ministry of Labour, Health & Social Affairs, North Rhine-Westphalia

Global Healthcare Challenges in the 21st Century:
Transatlantic Perspectives

Moderator: Mark Allan
Faculty Director, Health Sector Management Program,
Boston University School of Management

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March 19, 2007

Poetry and Politics
A poetry reading and conversation with:
Adam Zagajewski
Polish poet, novelist, and essayist
Moderator: Irena Grudzinska Gross

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March 28, 2007

Panel Discussion in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary
of the Treaty of Rome:
The European Union: Unity in Diversity
Manuela Bairos
Consul General of Portugal in Boston
David Barry
Consul General of Ireland in Boston
François Gauthier
Consul General of France in Boston
Constantinos Orphanides
Consul General of Greece in Boston
John Rankin
Consul General of the United Kingdom in Boston
Carlos Robles
Consul General of Spain in Boston
Liborio Stellino
Consul General of Italy in Boston
Wolfgang Vorwerk
Consul General of Germany in Boston
Moderator: Alan Berger
Senior Editorial Writer, The Boston Globe

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April 17, 2007

Poetry and Politics
A poetry reading and conversation with:
Hans Magnus Enzensberger
Author, poet, translator, editor
Moderator: Irena Grudzinska Gross

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April 26, 2007

Panel Discussion in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome: East-Central Europe and the European Union
Gabor Garai
Honorary Consul of Hungary in Boston
Marek Lesniewski-Laas
Honorary Consul of Poland in Boston
Igor Lukes
Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic in Boston; University Professor and Professor of International Relations, Boston University
Peter Muzila
Honorary Consul of Slovakia in Boston
Moderator: Alan Berger
Senior Editorial Writer, The Boston Globe

 

May 7, 2007

Event Cancelled
Friis Arne Petersen
Ambassador of Denmark to the United States

Who Are the Citizens of Europe? A Danish Perspective

Moderator: Alan Berger
Senior Editorial Page Editor, The Boston Globe

 

May 9, 2007

Joschka Fischer
Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (1998-2005)

The Max Kade Lecure at Boston University:
Germany and the Future of Europe

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September 12, 2007

Getting to Know the European Union: Poland

Janusz Reiter
Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the United States
Moderator: Lawrence Weschler
Writer and Director of the New York Institute for the Humanities at New York University

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September 27, 2007

Barbara Masin

Author of Gauntlet: Five Friends, 20,000 Enemy Troops, and the Secret That Could Have Changed the Course of the Cold War

Running the Gauntlet

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October 1, 2007

Poetry and Politics
A poetry reading and conversation with:
Tomasz Rozycki
Polish poet and translator
Major Jackson
Poet, Associate Professor of English at the University of Vermont and Faculty member of the Bennington Writing Seminars
Moderator: Irena Grudzinska Gross

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October 10, 2007

Getting to Know the European Union: France and Germany

Klaus Scharioth
Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United States
Pierre Vimont
Ambassador of France to the United States
Moderator: Alan Berger
Senior Editorial Writer, The Boston Globe

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October 30, 2007

Getting to Know the European Union: Denmark and the Netherlands

Friis Arne Petersen
Ambassador of Denmark to the United States
Christiaan Mark Johan Kröner
Ambassador of the Netherlands to the United States
Moderator: Alan Berger
Senior Editorial Writer, The Boston Globe

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November 5, 2007

Getting to Know the European Union: Austria

Wolfgang Renezeder
Director, Austrian Press and Information Service, Embassy of Austria
Moderator: Alan Berger
Senior Editorial Writer, The Boston Globe

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November 13, 2007

Getting to Know the European Union: Portugal and Spain

João de Vallera
Ambassador of Portugal to the United States
Carlos Westendorp
Ambassador of Spain to the United States
Moderator: Alan Berger
Senior Editorial Writer, The Boston Globe

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November 26, 2007

Slavoj Zizek

Slovenian sociologist, postmodern philosopher, and cultural critic

Fear Thy Neighbor as Thyself: Antinomies of Tolerant Reason

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December 3, 2007

Getting to Know the European Union: Greece

Alexandros Mallias
Ambassador of Greece to the United States
Moderator:Alan Berger
Senior Editorial Writer, The Boston Globe

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