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Events 2017-2018

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spring 2018 Lectures


 

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"The Catalan Crisis in Global Context" with César Arjona
Sebastia »

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
12:00 p.m.

10 Stone Ave, Room 201
Boston College

 

 


 

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“The Political Economy of Populism” with Liubomir Topaloff

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
12:00 p.m.

10 Stone Ave. Room 201
Boston College

 

 


 

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"Islamophobia as a Challenge to European Democracies" with Susanna Mancini from the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia University

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
12:00 p.m.

10 Stone Ave. Room 201
Boston College

 

 


 

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The Current State of Russian Relations- Beyond Reciprocity

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
12:00 p.m.

Barat House
Boston College Law School

Co-Sponsored by the BCLS International Law Society and The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy

 


 

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"The State of the World: Challenges and Opportunities" with Samantha Power, Former US Ambassador to the United Nations »

Thursday, March 22, 2018
4:00 p.m.

The Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Boston College

 


 

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Islam in the Post-Obama Era

Frida, March 23—Saturday, March 24, 2018

Gasson Hall Room 100 (Friday)
Stokes Hall Room S195 (Saturday)
Boston College

Co-Sponsored by the Institute for the Liberal Arts and the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy.

 


 

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Europe’s Descent into Authoritarian Populism: Lessons for Democracy in America

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
12:00 p.m.

10 Stone Ave. Room 201
Boston College

 


 

 


 

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Workshop: The Legitimacy of Transnational Orders: Discussing the Idea of a World State

Thursday, April 12-Friday, April 13, 2018
Boston College

 

 


 

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Kant and the Cosmopolitan Constitution

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
12:00 p.m.

10 Stone Ave, Room 201
Boston College

 


fall 2017 Lectures


 

Constitutional Crisis in Venezuela

The Constitutional Crisis in Venezuela with José Ignacio Hernández G. »

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
12:00 p.m.
10 Stone Ave, Room 201
Boston College

 


 

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Clough Fellows Welcome Reception

Monday, September 11, 2017
5:00 p.m.

 


 

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Constitution Day Panel Discussion: The Trump Administration and the Constitution »

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
12:00 p.m.
East Wing 120 • Boston College Law School

 


 

 


 

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Clough Colloquium:
The American Spirit with David McCullough

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
4:00 p.m.
Robsham Theater, Boston College

Co-sponsorship with the Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics.

 


 

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After Charlottesville: A Boston College Community Event »

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
4:30 p.m.
East Wing 120, Boston College Law School

 

 


 

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Pro-seminar: Evolutionary Sociology of Constitutionalism with Hauke Brunkhorst »

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Stuart 410, Boston College Law School

Part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence Series.

 


 

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Conference: Rewriting the Canadian Constitution »

Thursday, October 19–October 20, 2017
Barat House, Boston College Law School

 


 

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Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine with Anne Applebaum »

Monday, October 23, 2017
10:30 a.m.
2101 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston College

 

 


 

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Panel Discussion: Venezuela: The Origins, Development and the Future of the Crisis »

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
6:00 p.m.
McGuinn 121
Boston College

Co-sponsored by the Organization of Latin American Affairs (OLAA)

 

 


 

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Pragmatic Confucian Democracy? In Search of Normative Confucian Democratic Theory with Sungmoon Kim »

Thursday, November 2, 2017
12:00 p.m.
10 Stone Ave, Room 201
Boston College

 


 

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The Supreme Court of Israel within a Jewish and Democratic State with Judge Rubenstein of the Supreme Court of Israel

Monday, November 6, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Boston College Law School

 


 

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Conference: Educating for Modern Democracy »

Thursday, November 7–Friday, November 10, 2017
Gasson Hall
Boston College

 


 

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Pro-seminar: The Mathematics of Partisan Gerrymandering »

Monday, November 13, 2017
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
10 Stone Ave. Room 201

 


 

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Conference: Obedience and Disobedience »

A Clough Center – Sciences Po Initiative

Monday, December 4–Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Boston College
Open to BC faculty and students only

By Invitation Only