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Iranian Journalist Discusses Politics

Renowned Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad participated in a discussion Thursday night about the lack of political freedoms in Iran at an event co-sponsored by the Georgetown University Lecture Fund and the GU Arab Society. Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani Professor in the History of Islam Tamara Sonn moderated the discussion, which[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Courtney’s House Survivors Services Coordinator Talks Human Trafficking

Courtney’s House Survivors Services Coordinator Ta’Quilla Spaine discussed human trafficking in the United States Tuesday in McShain Lounge. The event, titled “Human Trafficking in Our Backyard,” was co-hosted by Students Stopping the Trafficking of People and Campus Renew. Courtney’s House was founded in 2008 by Tina Frundt, a survivor of[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Professor Discusses Leadership

Russian Presidential Academy Department Chair of Global Leadership Studies and Georgetown University and New York University visiting professor Sam Potolicchio shared his tips on leadership Tuesday at an event entitled “How to Become President or CEO: Executive Leadership in the 21st Century.” The event, hosted by the International Relations Club,[Read More…]

by February 5, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Philosopher Discusses the Baby Lottery

Philosopher Jake Earl (GRD ’12) questioned the idea that parents have the moral right to raise their own children in the latest installment of the weekly Friday Bioethics Series in the Bioethics Research Library. The Friday event, sponsored by the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, was titled “The Baby Lottery: A[Read More…]

by February 5, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
USAID Executive Discusses Extreme Poverty

USAID Executive Discusses Extreme Poverty

Assistant to the Administrator for Policy, Planning and Learning at the U.S. Agency for International Development, Alex Thier, confronted skepticism regarding the possibility of ending extreme poverty by 2030 during the “Ending Extreme Poverty — A Story of Trajectories and Choices” event held on Thursday in the Lohrfink Auditorium. He[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Cultural Anthropologist Talks Digital Learning

Cultural anthropologist of digital culture and Professor in Residence at the University of California, Irvine Mimi Ito spoke about the importance of implementing digital learning and the educational opportunities presented by technology Monday evening in the Fisher Colloquium of the Rafik B. Hariri building. The event, including a question-and-answer session[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Rabbi Discusses Jewish and Catholic Relations

Rabbi Dr. Abraham Skorka, who co-wrote “Sobre el Cielo y la Tierra” (On Heaven and Earth) with Pope Francis, spoke about Jewish-Catholic relations as well as the need for limits on freedom of speech regarding religion in a discussion. The event was organized by the Office of the President, the[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Professor Explores Nazi Psyche

Professor Alan Confino discussed his book “A World Without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide” and provided insight on the psychological basis of the Nazi consciousness Wednesday afternoon in the Mortara Center. The event, sponsored by sponsored by the Program for Jewish Civilization, featured Confino, who teaches at[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
Shriver Discusses Special Olympics

Shriver Discusses Special Olympics

Timothy Shriver, chairman of the board of directors of the Special Olympics, shared reflections on his new book, “Fully Alive: Discovering What Matters Most,” and his love of community service for others Thursday evening in Riggs Library. Shriver is a social leader, educator, activist, film producer and business entrepreneur. After[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
Professor Daniel Nexon related "The Hunger Games" to modern politics in his talk.

Professor Discusses Politics of “The Hunger Games”

Professor Daniel Nexon discussed the link between various forms of popular culture and politics in “The Hunger Games” trilogy Wednesday afternoon at the Mortara Center. Nexon began his talk by examining the historical instances in which entertainment meshed with government. He said that popular films and books have shaped the[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News