Past Council Events | 2015
Join us for a discussion with journalist-writer Kerim Balci on the current domestic landscape of Turkey and how recent political changes might influence Turkey's foreign policy and security in the region.
Climate change is threatening coffee in virtually every major coffee producing region of the world - from higher temperatures, to intense rainfall coupled with long droughts, and so on. Are we on the edge of coffee-pocalypse? Join Hanna Neuschwander of World Coffee Research for a look at the future of your morning coffee.
Please join us for a talk by U Shwe Maung (former member, Myanmar Parliament) outlining the ongoing mass discrimination, disenfranchisement and suffering of the Rohingya and what to expect in Myanmar, post-election.
How do we understand the history behind the play and the politics that accompany it? This special panel discussion offers members of the Cuban and Cuban-American communities an opportunity to tell their own stories and bring perspective to the ideas, issues and big picture that inspired Cuba Libre.
Charles Ogletree, professor of law at Harvard Law School and the founding and executive director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, takes a hard look at the recent crises around race, violence and justice across the U.S.
Join us for a half-day symposium on issues around extremism in Europe and the United States that offers ways to understand and respond to current events such as church burnings and other acts of terrorism.
Need to get away? Come get info about FREE student travel opportunities to over 30 countries, and learn how young diverse adventurers are shattering stereotypes of travel, one passport stamp at a time.
This event is SOLD OUT! Join your host Beercycling.com at Bazi Bierbrasserie for an Evening with the Monks on Tuesday, October 27th at 7 PM. You’ll get to experience 4 Trappist beers while learning about each beer style, the monasteries, and about cycling around Belgium and the Netherlands from beer guide Evan Cohan from Beercycling.
Director Gini Reticker’s film profiles the lives of nine women on the front lines of change in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen, whofind that it is resilience that sustains the hope for reform even in the darkest hours of repression.
Traveling five continents, film director Stéphanie Valloatto profiles a dozen men and women whose job, obligation, and clear source of joy is to distill the chaos of world politics into a few vivid pen strokes and a pithy quip.