Archives for "Politics"

Thursday

November 7, 2013 11:32 am

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.

Wednesday

October 30, 2013 3:41 pm

Economics, politics faculty shed light on Capitol madness

Economics, politics faculty shed light on Capitol madness

Economics and politics faculty helped demystify Washington’s recent troubles in an Oct. 23 panel presentation.

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:15 pm

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Justice Albert Sachs, a key architect of South Africa’s post-apartheid constitution, speaks at Bates Oct. 24.

Monday

July 8, 2013 4:00 pm

Turkey: Through a Bobcat’s lens

Turkey: Through a Bobcat’s lens

This past Short Term, I took the course “Turkey: From Empire to State.” For part of the course, we ventured forth to Turkey.

Tuesday

April 9, 2013 5:21 pm

Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Douglas Hodgkin offers insight into how voters treat lawmakers who vote against their gun views.

Tuesday

April 2, 2013 4:39 pm

China: State of the culture, culture of the state

China: State of the culture, culture of the state

Three senior thesis projects presented during the Mount David Summit illustrated intriguing examples of the state role in Chinese culture.

Monday

November 12, 2012 6:49 am

Veteran of Chavez-era United Farm Workers campaigns to give Andrews Lecture

Veteran of Chavez-era United Farm Workers campaigns to give Andrews Lecture

Marshall Ganz, a public policy expert at Harvard, delivers the annual Andrews Lecture on Nov. 14.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Increasing short-term relief aid — although an important stopgap measure — is not a durable solution for Yemen.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 11:32 am

Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

An anticipated campaign spending war never materialized.

Tuesday

October 2, 2012 10:07 am

Former Maine labor commissioner to discuss Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet member

Former Maine labor commissioner to discuss Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet member

Laura Fortman, Maine’s former commissioner of labor, gives the lecture “Frances Perkins: New Deal Legacy and Lessons for Today” on Oct. 10.