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Events 2014-2015

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spring 2015 Lectures


 


 

Dangerous Passions event poster

Luncheon
Dangerous Passions: The Politics of Modern Honour »

Friday, February 13, 2015
12:00 p.m.
10 Stone Ave, Room 201

Part of the John Marshall Lectures in Political Philosophy.




 

Legally Blind Conference: Law, Ethics, and the Third-Reich

Conference
Legally Blind: Law, Ethics, and the Third-Reich »

Tuesday, March 10 – Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Boston College


 


 

George Papandreou

Clough Center Special Event
George Papandreou: A Conversation about the Future of Europe

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

By invitation only.

 




Karen Dawisha

Putin with Karen Dawisha »

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Devlin Hall, Room 101

 Watch the Putin event »


 


 

Butterfly life cycle: from catepillar to butterfly

Panel Discussion:
Fidelity and Change in Constitutional Interpretation »

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School

 Watch the Fidelity and Change in Constitutional Interpretation event »


 


 

Fall 2014 Lectures




Portrait of Francis Bacon

Symposium
Science is Power: Politics & Knowledge in the Thought of Francis Bacon
»

Friday, September 12, 2014
8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
McGuinn Hall, Room 521
Registration required by 9/10.

Part of the John Marshall Lectures in Political Philosophy.



Community and Individuality in Aesthetic Experience text

Community & Individuality in Aesthetic Experience with Paul Guyer »

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
5:00 p.m.
McGuinn Hall, Room 521

Co-sponsored by the BC Philosophy Department.



Two Humanitarianisms text and picture of a globe

Two Humanitarianisms
A Constitution Day Lecture with John Witt
»

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
3:30 p.m.
East Wing 120, Boston College Law School

Co-sponsored by the BC Law Legal History Roundtable.



Clough Fellows Welcome Reception

Thursday, October 2, 2014
5:30 p.m.
Connolly House

By invitation only.



Upward view of skyscrapers with a gray cloudy sky in the background. Photo by Simon_Syon via Flickr.

The Prophetic Task of Legal Thought with Roberto Mangabeira Unger »

Thursday, October 16, 2014
3:30 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School
Reception to follow. RSVP by 10/13.

Part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence.

 Watch The Prophetic Task of Legal Thought event »



Silhouette of a crowd of protesters waving flags

Symposium on Constitution-Making & Constitutional Design »

Friday, October 31, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center
Registration required by 10/27.

With keynote speaker Ran Hirschl, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law



Close-up of Japanese Soldier's uniform, focusing on shoulder patch of the country's flag

Panel Discussion
The War on Japan's Pacifist Constitution »

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
12:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School

 Watch The War on Japan's Pacifist Constitution event »



antique globe

International Legitimation with Sebastiano Maffettone

Monday, November 10, 2014
12:00 p.m.
Hovey House Library, Room 107





capitol at night

Why Government Fails So Often and What Legal Education Can Do to Address the Problem with Peter Schuck »

Thursday, December 4, 2014
12:00 p.m.
Barat House, Boston College Law School

Co-sponsored by the Boston College Political Science Department.

 Watch the Why Government Fails So Often event »