IMPORTANT MESSAGE ABOUT THE LECTURE OF HENRY MARSH
We have received notice that Henry Marsh will not be able to give his lecture tonight due to the flu.
The lecture will be CANCELLED. We're sorry for the incovenience.
Lecture & interview
Monday 23 April, 8 pm
President of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, Washington DC
Prof. Mathieu Segers
Professor of Contemporary European History and European Integration, UM
The transatlantic partnership, a driving force behind European integration, has come under pressure from both sides of the Atlantic. With 2018 marking the 70th anniversary since the start of Marshall Aid, there is an excellent opportunity to reflect on the past and present of US-EU relations.
Tuesday 24 April, 8 pm
Amos N. Guiora
Professor of Law, Un. of Utah
Guiora will discuss these important and timely questions: if you are a bystander and witness a crime, should intervention to prevent that crime be a legal obligation? Or is moral responsibility enough?
4 May Lecture
Friday 4 May, 8.30 pm
Carla Josephus Jitta
In 1944, during the Second World War, Carla Josephus Jitta (1931) was transported from the Dutch transit camp Westerbork to the ghetto Theresienstadt (Czechoslovakia). In this lecture she will tell how she managed to survive and how she was liberated in a spectacular way, months before the war ended.
Monday 7 May, 8 pm
President and Rector of the Central European University, Budapest
Open society was Karl Popper’s vision of the kind of free society Europe should build from the ruins after 1945. In this lecture, Michael Ignatieff reflects on the open society ideal and what needs to be done — and believed — in order to save it in Europe.
Joan Muysken Lecture
Tuesday 15 May, 8 pm
Prof. of Economics, Stanford University
In this lecture, Hoxy explores what we learn from credible estimates of the returns to higher education and argue that single-crossing — higher aptitude people earning a greater return to any marginal increase in educational resources — is the central implication of the evidence.
Thursday 24 May, 8 pm
LGBT activist from Burundi
In April 2009, Burundi has codified homophobia, institutionalizing stigma and discrimination against the LGBT community. Violation of the Article 567 of the Penal Code can lead to a sentence of two years in prison.