Calendar of Events

All events are open to the public.

March 24, 2012

Keynote debate: Are we facing a crisis of democracy?

Keynote debate: Are we facing a crisis of democracy?

The Euro zone crisis is raising profound issues of democratic accountability, while across the Atlantic, the American political system has struggled to rise to the policy challenges of the economic downturn. Meanwhile voter apathy and distrust of politicians continues to deepen on both continents. What will it take to revive the legitimacy and credibility of western political traditions?

Speakers: Jonathan Freedland, David Miliband, Jeffrey Sachs, and Ngaire Woods

Start: March 24, 2012 6:30 pm
End: March 24, 2012 7:45 pm
Venue: Kings Place, Hall One
Address:
London, United Kingdom

March 19, 2012

The Soul of America: What’s at Stake?

Global The Soul of America: What’s at Stake?

Part of B’nai Jeshurun’s ongoing “The Soul of America” lecture series

Free: Registration encouraged.

Start: March 19, 2012 7:00 pm
End: March 19, 2012 9:00 pm
Venue: 88th Street Sanctuary
Address:
257 West 88th Street, NY, NY, 10023, United States

March 15, 2012

Culture of Peace lecture series talk

Culture of Peace lecture series talk

Start: March 15, 2012 6:00 pm
End: March 15, 2012 9:00 pm
Venue: SGI USA
Address:
United States

February 17, 2012

Global Economy: Crisis Without End

Global Economy: Crisis Without End
From Europe to Beijing to Washington, Can the World’s Economic System Cope?

A panel discussion co-sponsored by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The New York Review of Books, and the Fritt Ord Foundation of Oslo.

Introduced by Thomas P. Campbell, Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

With panelists: Paul Krugman, Edmund Phelps, Jeffrey D. Sachs, George Soros
Chair: Robert Silver

Start: February 17, 2012 6:00 pm
End: February 17, 2012 8:00 pm
Venue: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Address:
NY, United States