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America's Global Security Challenges

Fri Nov 1, 2013 2:00PM - 4:00PM • Digital Visualization Theater in Jordan Hall • Calendars: Main

General John Keane to speak on "America's Global Security Challenges"

Part of the Jack Kelly/Gail Weiss speaker series.…

"America's Global Security Challenges"

Fri Nov 1, 2013 2:00PM - 4:30PM • Jordan Hall Digital Visualization Theater • Calendars: Main

Gen. John Keane, Co-sponsored with the Jack Kelly/Gail Weiss Speaker Series…

"Only Hindsight is 20/20: Credible Commitments and Broken Bargains in the Colombian Peace Process"

Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:30PM - 2:00PM • C103 Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

"Only Hindsight is 20/20: Credible Commitments and Broken Bargains in the Colombian Peace Process"

Sarah Zukerman Daly
Assistant Professor of Political Science
University of Notre Dame

Panel: "Predictors of Sustainable Peace"

Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:00PM - 5:00PM • C103 Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

Although violent conflict remains a persistent reality, much of the world's population resides in zones of relative peace, where societies have acquired effective structures of governance to resolve conflicts without resorting to direct violence.

In this panel, Cortright and Wallensteen will identify and analyze the key predictors of sustainable, quality peace. They will make an argument for robust governance structures prioritizing inclusivity, participation, and accountability. Following a response from Hartzell, the presentation will open up to discuss the implications of these findings for enhancing the study and practice of strategic peacebuilding.…

Distinguished Speaker Series "Twitter, Buffett, and Darwin: India and the United States Relationship"

Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:00PM - 5:00PM • Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business • Calendars: Main

Tim Roemer
Former Ambassador to India and U.S. Congressman

Distinguished Speaker Series
"Twitter, Buffett, and Darwin: India and the United States Relationship"

November 13, 2013, 4-5pm
Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame
Open to the Public

"The Cult of the Irrelevant and the Marginalization of Security Studies: A Case Study on the Impact of Academic Professionalization Upon Political Science"

Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:30PM - 6:00PM • 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall • Calendars: Main

Prof. Michael Desch, University of Notre Dame…

Lecture: "Faith, Moral Authority, and Politics: The Making of Progressive Islam in Indonesia"

Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:30PM - 2:00PM • C103 Hesburgh Center • Calendars: Main

Featuring

Alexander R. Arifianto

Kroc Institute Visiting Research Fellow

Several of the world's Islamic organizations, including in Indonesia, have experienced major changes in their theological frames and political identities. They have moved away from a fundamentalist or revivalist political theology to one that embraces a “progressive” Islamic theology that supports democracy, human rights, and religious tolerance and is based on classical Islamic thought and Western political philosophy.…

MLK Lecture Series: "Ending Racism in a Post Racial America"

Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:00PM - 8:30PM • Snite Museum of Art • Calendars: Main

Lecture by F. Michael Higginbotham, the Wilson H. Elkins Professor of Law at the Baltimore School of Law and author of the newly released "Ghosts of Jim Crow: Ending Racism in a Post Racial America."

Reception with light refreshments provided prior to lecture. Book signing following lecture.

Annenberg Auditorium