Archives for "Global perspectives"
October 3, 1997 8:25 am
Two leading human rights activists from Belgrade will discuss the current political situation in Yugoslavia at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. As part of their week-long visit to Bates, Obrad Savic and Natasha Lazovic will also show a film, Predictions of Fire, at 7 p.m. Oct. 8, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.
August 28, 1997 2:49 pm
Diana L. Eck, award-winning author of Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras, will deliver a lecture titled Multireligious America: New Arguments, New Opportunities, at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to the 1997-1998 Rayborn Lindley Zerby Lecture in Contemporary Religious Thought and admission is free.
May 26, 1997 12:50 pm
Former president of Costa Rica Oscar Arias told 472 Bates College graduates that the future of the world lies in “the defense of humanitarian values” at Monday’s outdoor commencement exercises before a crowd of 3,500.
October 29, 1996 12:00 am
Leon Billings, an executive assistant to former Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie ’36, will speak on “Shift in the Environmental Agenda” at Bates College at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
September 23, 1996 10:24 am
The provocative question Is There Peace on Campus Today? will be discussed in a lecture on Thursday, Oct. 3 by Ephraim Isaac, director of the Institute of Semitic Studies in Princeton, N.J.
September 3, 1996 9:23 am
A Harvard political scientist will discuss civic life as the first talk in a lecture series, The Quality of Our Civic Discourse and Civic Life, at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
March 27, 1996 10:40 am
Sheldon Krimsky, a philosopher and scientist, will discuss whether environmental chemicals damage human reproduction at Bates College on March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
February 8, 1996 9:34 am
Loring M. Danforth, professor of anthropology at Bates, has written a book about the claims to and construction of Macedonian identity in Northern Greece and Australia. In The Macedonian Conflict: Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World, just published by Princeton University Press, Danforth examines the Macedonian conflict in light of contemporary theoretical work on ethnic nationalism, the construction of national identities and cultures, the invention of tradition and the role of the state in building a nation.
February 2, 1996 9:26 am
A leading figure of the Baha’i faith will speak Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 as part of a Bates lecture series on the United Nations and transnationalism.
January 22, 1996 10:26 am
An internationally acclaimed trio of classical musicians will perform at Bates College on Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.