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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Lecture: "Are Public Officials Less Pro-Social? An Artefactual Field Experiment in Colombia"

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Location: Room C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Sandra Polania Reyes

Sandra Polanía-Reyes (PhD, University College London; PhD, University of Siena), 2017–18 Kellogg visiting fellow and assistant professor of economics at Pontifical Xavierian University in Bogotá, Colombia, will discuss the traits and mechanisms that guide the pro-sociality—including altruism, reciprocal altruism, reciprocity, trust, fairness, inequity aversion, and altruistic (social) punishment—of both individuals involved in the provision of social services and their potential beneficiaries, the poor.…

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Lecture: "Judging Redmond and Carson"

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Location: Room 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Alvinjackson

Alvin Jackson, the RIchard Lodge Professor of History at the University of Edinburgh, will speak on his new book, Judging Redmond and Carson (Royal Irish Academy, 2018). In this first dual and comparative biography of John Redmond and Edward Carson—senior members of the British parliament who were locked together in combat over Home Rule— Professor Jackson assesses the men as contemporaries would have done. He uses both new approaches and much new evidence to shed fresh light on their sometimes fraught private lives, their professional and political achievements, and their stands on violence and war. 

 

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Presentation: "Diasporas and Contested Sovereignty: Transnational Mobilizations in Europe Toward the Balkans, Caucasus and Middle East"

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Location: C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Featuring Maria Koinova, Senior Research Fellow at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and Reader in International Relations at the University of Warwick. 

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Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Snite Museum

Relax and recharge through Artful Yoga at the Snite Museum this semester. Join teacher Steve Krojniewski for this series of yoga classes that emphasizes the meditative frame of mind relevant both to experiencing a work of art and practicing yoga. Each yoga session this semester will take place in a different museum gallery.…

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Lecture: "Challenges and Opportunities for the African Diaspora in Colombia and Beyond"

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Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

Africanastudies Moreno Paula

Paula Moreno served from 2007 to 2010 as the Minister of Culture in Colombia — the first Afro-Colombian woman and the youngest person to lead a cabinet-level ministry in the history of the country. Moreno founded and directs Manos Visibles, a nonprofit foundation established to promote social inclusion and peace building in Colombia. She has been a member of the Ford Foundation Board of Trustees since 2014.…

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