Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, an interdisciplinary seminar on child and youth development helps students explore international perspectives on children in exceptionally difficult circumstances.
George Haynes, executive director of the National Urban League, describes his beliefs in the equal potential of humans, in beauty, truth, goodness, peace, life, God, and eternity.
Milton Katz describes how his experiences in another culture caused him to question the universal nature of his own values, but his reaction to world powers such as Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union led him to conclude that his values of freedom and justice and charity were true, after all.
Interviewed in Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Kris Manjapra
Interviewed in Oxford, United Kingdom by Kris Manjapra
Dr. Tim Harper, Centre for History and Economics, Magdalene College, Cambridge University. Lecture entitled "Singapore 1915 and the Birth of the Asian Underground"
Nile Green lecture entitled "An Economy of Enchantment: Markets for Islam in an Industrializing Ocean."
Eric Tagliacozzo lecture entitled Hajj in the Time of Cholera: Pilgrim Ships and Contagion from Southeast Asia to the Red Sea