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Fall 2018


Conference
Electoral Integrity »

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - Friday, November 2, 2018
Boston College

Registration required by October 26, 2018

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Access to Justice in Brazil and the US

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Stuart Hall, Room 402
Boston College Law School

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spring 2017


Conference
The Territory of “a People”: Questioning Community »

Friday, March 3, 2017 - Saturday, March 4, 2017
Boston College

Keynote speakers: Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory Law School; Michael Hardt, Professor of Roman Studies at Duke University; Marcia Sá Cavalcante Schuback, Professor in Philosophy at Södertörn University; David Wood, W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Art at Vanderbilt University


Fall 2016


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Conference: 
Election 2016 in Historical and Comparative Perspective »

Friday, October 21, 2016
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons

Keynote Speakers: Author and policymaker Bruce Bartlett and Paul Pierson, UC-Berkeley


spring 2016


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Conference:
The Future of Economic and Social Rights »

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - Wednesday, April 20, 2016
East Wing 200, Boston College Law School

Keynote speaker: Amartya Sen, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University

 


spring 2015


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

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

Registration required by March 6, 2015.


Spring 2014


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Conference
Early Modern France and the Americas: Connected Histories

Friday, May 2 – Saturday, May 3, 2014
Stokes Hall, Room 195S, Boston College

With keynote address by David A. Bell, Princeton University
"Militarism and Charismatic Authority in the Age of Revolutions"
Friday, May 2 • 4:30 p.m.

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Conference
On Violence: Ethical, Political and Aesthetic Perspectives

March 13 – March 15, 2014
Stokes Hall, Room 195S

With Keynote Addresses:

How to Think About the Morality of War
Jeff McMahan, Rutgers University
Friday, March 14 • 5:30 p.m.

The Floor of the World
Elaine Scarry, Harvard University
Saturday, March 15 • 3:45 p.m.

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Fall 2013


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Conference
Albert Camus and Algeria

Monday, November 25, 2013
Thompson Room, Burns Library
Boston College

Keynote address by Adam Gopnik, of The New Yorker.

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Symposium
Constitutionalism in Central and Eastern Europe

Friday, October 18 – Saturday, October 19, 2013
Thompson Room, Burns Library

With Keynote Speaker Jan-Werner Mueller, Princeton University
Friday, October 18 | 5:00 p.m.

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Symposium
The Future of Journalism: International Reporting and the Public Good

Monday, October 28, 2013
1:00 p.m.
Thompson Room, Burns Library
Space is limited. Register by 10/24.

With Keynote Speaker Bill Keller, Executive Editor, The New York Times (2003-2011)

Watch the keynote address | Details »