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Moon Festival

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Location: LaFortune Ballroom

The Mid-Autumn Festival, Zhongqiu Jie (中秋节) in Chinese, also known as the Mooncake Festival or Moon Festival, is one of China's biggest holidays. The festival is a joyous celebration with family reunions, mooncakes, parades, and lanterns.  Join the Chinese program for...

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Flash Panel — "The War in Ukraine: Is There Hope for Diplomacy?"

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Location: Online

As an unprovoked act of aggression on a sovereign nation, Russia's invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, represented a failure of diplomacy. Now more than six months into the war, is there a role for diplomacy in bringing the...

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Conversation — "Ireland and the Great War: Myth, Memory, and History"

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Location: Room 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Join the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies for a talk by historian Niamh Gallagher, University Associate Professor in Modern British and Irish History, University of Cambridge, for a wide-ranging talk stretching before and beyond 1914-18 in this, her first appearance in Notre...

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Roundtable Discussion — (Part of the Law, Justice and Empire in Comparative Perspective series): "Law and Morality in Early China and the Roman Empire"

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Location: Zoom

Lecture — "Extractive States: How Energy Became Power in the Industrial Age"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

In this talk, historian of science Victor Seow introduces his recent book, "Carbon Technocracy: Energy Regimes in Modern East Asia" (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2022). Through a history of what was once the largest coal mine in East Asia,...

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Lecture: "Diversity and Democracy"

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Location: via Zoom

Part of the "Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary" lecture series. Join the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights as Alvin Tillery, associate professor of political science at Northwestern University and author of "Between Homeland and Motherland: Africa, U.S. Foreign Policy and...

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Tyson Yunakporta Sand Talk

Ansari Institute Nasr Book Prize Symposium

(part of a series)

Location: Morris Inn Smith Ballroom | Zoom Webinar

The Ansari Institute invites you to join us for our Nasr Book Prize Symposium Oct. 2-3. We are delighted to honor Dr. Tyson Yunkaporta, an Indigenous Australian scholar and the author of "Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World," with...

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Tyson Yunakporta Sand Talk

Ansari Institute Nasr Book Prize Symposium

(part of a series)

Location: Morris Inn Smith Ballroom | Zoom Webinar

The Ansari Institute invites you to join us for our Nasr Book Prize Symposium Oct. 2-3. We are delighted to honor Dr. Tyson Yunkaporta, an Indigenous Australian scholar and the author of "Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World," with...

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Discussion — "Exploring the Role of Governance in Fragile States: Lessons Learned from Iraq"

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Location: Online Zoom Webinar

Conflict narratives in fragile states are often framed by identity groups or other non-state actors along ideological or ethno-sectarian lines to achieve political ends. But in many instances, the main grievances of populations in affected communities are centered around basic...

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Kolinda Gk Fulbright Award 1200x

Lecture — "War in Ukraine, Peace in Europe? Geopolitics, Economics, and Security after Russia's Invasion": The Nanovic Forum with Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Former President of Croatia

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Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies in the Keough School of Global Affairs will host Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, the youngest president of Croatia as well as the first woman to be elected to the office, at the Nanovic Forum. This in-person lecture,...

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Lecture "Greening the Church"

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Location: via Zoom

Part of "Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary" series. Join the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights as Rev. Ambrose Carroll, founder of Green the Church, explores how to create health and prosperity at the community level by transforming how government...

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Lecture — "The Irish Buddhist: Transnational Buddhism and Opposition to Empire"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

From 1900 to 1914 U Dhammaloka, a working-class Irish sailor who ordained as a Buddhist monk in Burma, organized missions across Southeast Asia to promote Buddhism and rail against British colonialism. As remarkable as his exploits were, study of Dhammaloka’s...

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Yaqoob Bangash

Lecture — "Completing Partition: Lahore and the aftermath of the Babri Mosque demolition"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Notre Dame alumnus Yaqoob Bangash '04, a Fulbright fellow at the Mittal Institute at Harvard University, will discuss his research on the emergence of Pakistan as a post-colonial state.  His lecture is sponsored by the Liu Institute's South Asia Group....

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Lecture: "Voting Rights" (Part of the Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary series)

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Location: via Zoom

Join the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights as Rick Hasen, Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California Irvine School of Law and author of "Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to...

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Lecture: "Birth Equity"

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Location: via Zoom

Join the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights as Joia Crear-Perry, MD, founder and president of the National Birth Equity Collaborative, identifies and challenges racism as a root cause of health inequities. Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary is a weekly lecture...

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Lecture: "Identity or Alterity? Reading and Writing Japanese-language Literature in Brazil, 1917-1942"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

In this talk, Ted Mack will present a history of the marketplace for Japanese-language literary texts in Brazil, prior to the Second World War, a brief discussion of one award-winning story written there during that period, Sonobe Takeo's "An Age...

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Lecture: "Social Inequality and Public Schools"

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Location: via Zoom

Join the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights as Eve L. Ewing, associate professor, Department of Race, Diaspora, and Indigeneity at the University of Chicago and author of Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South...

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Lecture: "Canadian Truth and Reconciliation"

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Location: via Zoom

Join the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights as Stephanie Scott, executive director at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, explores the profound injustices inflicted on First Nations, Inuit and the Métis Nation by the forced removal of...

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