2014 Fall Lecture Series

Lecture Series

Start:  Mon, Oct 13 2014 - 12:00pm

 End:  Mon, Oct 27 2014 - 01:15pm



The International Studies Institute (ISI), College of Arts and Sciences, University of New Mexico, presents the Fall 2014 Lecture Series:

 “Modern Societies in Crisis: Global Challenges and Solutions,” October 13—27, 2014.

All events are free and open to the public. They are held at the College of Education Classroom 103, George Pearl Hall 101 (Architecture Building), and Dane Smith Hall. (Map)

During the last five years, we have witnessed unprecedented upheavals that have pitted the principles of democracy, multiculturalism, and respect for human dignity against often intransigent political and religious positions. Concurrently, the economic crisis affecting several countries within the European Union has caused increased unrest within and beyond the EU. Speakers will address the crisis of modernity from the local to the multi-national levels, comparing developments around the world, and examining problems and proposed solutions. “Modern Societies in Crisis: Global Challenges and Solutions” will enhance the community's understanding of current political and economic upheavals and their effects on New Mexico and the Southwest.

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Schedule of events

Lecture Series Poster

Lecture Videos

This program is made possible in part by the UNM:

Offices of the Provost; College of Arts and Sciences; University College
Feminist Research Institute; Department of History; and Peace Studies Program.

and by grants from the

  • Colorado European Union Center of Excellence and the European Union
  • New Mexico Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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For further details, please contact ISI director Eleni Bastéa ebastea@unm.edu or contact the ISI office: (505) 277-1991