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[ Events 2014 ]

Memory, Public Space and Identity Lecture  
>> Memory, Public Space and Identity 
Talk by Beirut-based artist Nada Sehnaoui, Thursday, April 2 from  5:30-7pm, Arts and Letters Building, room AL 189.
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Communist Practices  
>>  Colonizing and De/Re-Colonizing Nations: A Research Inquiry into Communist Practices 25 Years Later International conference: "Post-Colonialism as a Discursive  and Political Issue: The Case of Poland,"  12-1 pm, Thurs, March 12,  Live Oak Pavilion, Student Union Complex,Cezar Ornatowski, Ph.D., Professor, San Diego State University.

"Belated Modernity: The Colonization   of the Future in Post-Communist Culture" 
12-1 pm, Fri, March 13,  Senate Chambers, Student Union Building, Bogdan Stefanescu, Ph.D., Professor, University of Bucharest, RomaniaFor more information, email  nmarin@fau.edu  or   rshaykhu@fau.edu. Generously sponsored by the Chastain-Johnston Fund and Lynn, Wold, Schmidt Peace Studies Endowment.

     
James Finley   >> Conference with Thomas Merton Scholar James Finley: "A Path to Inner Peace: Applying the '12 Steps' to Daily Practice,"    Friday, April 10 – Sunday, April 12,    Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Auditorium.   View brochure...    More information at: 561-297-2337
     
Peace   >> Moving Towards Global Compassion 
5 pm, Monday, April 7,  College of Business Building (BU) 120, FAU Boca Raton
Public Lecture by Dr. Paul Ekman, Professor Emeritus, Psychology, University of California, San Francisco. Reception to follow.  See flyer…  Presented by the Agora Project and co-sponsored by the Peace Studies Program. This event was free and open to the public. For more information, call 561-297-2051 or e-mail  wtrapan1@fau.edu
     
Geva Lecture   >> “Bringing Emotions into the International Relations Mix: Emotions and Cognitive Calculus of Foreign Policy Choice”
5 pm, Wednesday, February 12, 2014, PA 101
Lecture by Dr. Nehemia Geva: Nehemia Geva’s research interests are in the areas of foreign policy decision making and political cognition (perceptions, information processing and images in politics). His current research projects address the role of affect and emotions in political decisions and public reactions to military interventions and collateral damage. Dr. Geva is a member of the Program on International Conflict and Cooperation (PICC) at Texas A&M University.
     
Goble Lecture   >> “Russia, Ukraine and the West: What Next?”
8 am, Tuesday, January 21, 2014, College of Business Building
Paul Goble teaches at the Institute of World Politics, a graduate school of national security and international affairs located in Washington, D.C. Goble has worked in various capacities at the U.S. State Department, the International Broadcasting Bureau, the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He has also served as special adviser on Soviet nationality issues and Baltic affairs to Secretary of State James Baker. Writing frequently on ethnic and religious issues, he has edited five volumes on ethnicity and religion in former Soviet space.
     
Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo   >> 'The Practice' workshops by Barb Schmidt:  Outer Peace Begins with Inner Peace ,  6 - 9 pm, Tuesday, January 20 and 9:30 am - 12:30 pm, Saturday, January 24 in the Senate Chambers at the FAU Student Union, Boca Raton.  Using her book "The Practice," combined with teachings from the great masters, Barb will present practical strategies for finding your "center" and knowing your self-worth while staying confident and strong, even she the external world feels incomprehensible and beyond your control
     
Gabby Bernstein   >> An Evening of Peace & Inspiration with ‘New York Times’ Bestselling Author Gabrielle Bernstein and Friends , 5-9 pm, Wed., November 12, Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium, FAU Boca Raton. Barb Schmidt, founder of Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life, and a Wellness Expo at 5 pm and Workshop at 6:30 pm with natural skincare entrepreneur Tata Harper, singer Skye Dyer, author Serena Dyer. At 7 pm, Gabrielle Bernstein will present “Your Presence is Your Power.”

 

 

   

 

 

 

 
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