Past Events

Colloquium on Postcolonialism


As part of the Colloquium on Postcolonialism hosted by the Department on Wednesday, December 3, prominent scholars Omer Bartov, Julian Go, and Liah Greenfeld are the featured guest commentators at a session restricted to faculty and graduate students at the Alumni Center (6th floor of 716 Columbus Avenue) from 1:30-3:00 pm. Professors Bartov, Go, and Greenfeld will comment on…
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Anthropology in War Zones


A Controversial Issues in Security and Resilience Studies event featuring Montgomery McFate, Minerva Chairs, U.S. Naval War College

Interdisciplinary Panel: Perspectives on the collapse of the Berlin Wall


Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this interdisciplinary panel will consider the social, cultural, and political aspects of life with/alongside the Wall.  The significance of the Wall from its construction, collapse, and disappearance, and later to its reconstruction as a memorial site, will be debated. free and open to the public  …
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Opening Reception: Twenty-five years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall


The opening event will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and reflect upon the role and impact of the Wall not only for Berlin but also for Europe today. Remarks from the Consulate General of Germany Rolf Schuette and CSSH Dean Uta Poiger. Keynote address: Temiko Thiel, Artist Teresa Reuter,…
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Virtuelle Mauer / ReConstructing the Wall


A Multimedia Art Project by Tamiko Thiel and Teresa Reuter exploring a section of the Berlin Wall in its former complexity. Additional dates: Thursday, November 13 at 9:00AM to 5:00PM Friday, November 14 at 9:00AM to 1:00PM

Law’s Ascendancy

10/31/2014 - 11/04/2014

“The Growth and Expansion of Judicial Power in the United Kingdom” – Prof. Michael Tolley, Department of Political Science