Location: Current Weather Conditions Weather RSS Feed
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Annenberg Auditorium
735 S. State Street
1120 Weill Hall
Ann ArborMI 48109
show/hide details
 
2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | All


Monday, November 10, 2008
Costa Rica and CAFTA: Policy, Politics and Strategy of a New Era in Costa Rican Trade.
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM
2008 Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series

Alberto Trejos, the Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, will focus his presentation on the evolution of Costa Rica's decision to join the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA). In addition to addressing the implications of a Costa Rica-United States free trade agreement, Dr. Trejos will share his insight on how political strategy and drama influenced Costa Rica's adoption into CAFTA, which followed a national referendum.

Co-sponsored by LACS and the International Policy Center at the Ford School of Public Policy.

[More]
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Disparities and Prejudice: An Economic Analysis
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Kerwin Kofi Charles Lectures
Steans Family Professor at the Harris School, University of Chicago
Scholar in Residence at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Lectures are co-sponsored by the National Poverty Center.

[More]
Monday, September 15, 2008
Black-White Differences in Economic Well-being
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Kerwin Kofi Charles Lectures
Steans Family Professor at the Harris School, University of Chicago
Scholar in Residence at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Lectures are co-sponsored by the National Poverty Center.

[More]
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
The Medium Is Not the Message
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM
A 2008 Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

David Marash has nearly 50 years of experience in broadcast journalism. Most recently, he anchored news from Washington for the global news channel, Al Jazeera English and he served for 16 years as the chief international correspondent for ABC News Nightline.

Read an April 2008 Columbia Journalism Review interview with David Marash about his experiences at Al Jazeera.

A Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture

[More]
Wednesday, July 09, 2008
Mini-conference: Empirical Evaluation of Complexity & Network Models
12:00 PM -  5:00 PM

This mini-conference is part of the 25th Annual Summer Conference of the Society for Political Methodology.

[More]
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
The Role of the Private Sector in K-12 Public Education
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

CLOSUP's new education policy seminar series, a core component of the Education Policy Initiative, continues with a panel session entitled 'The Role of the Private Sector in K-12 Public Education.'

[More]
Monday, March 17, 2008
Renewable Energy and Competition
5:00 PM -  6:30 PM

Marc Spitzer, Rob Gramlich, Barry Rabe, Meredith Fowlie, and David Uhlmann. Co-sponsored by the School of Natural Resources and Environment and the Law School.

[More]
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
The Czech Republic in the Beginning of the 21st Century
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM
2008 Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series

Martin Palous, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations; Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

[More]
Wednesday, February 06, 2008
The Missing Class: Portraits of the Near Poor in America
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Katherine Newman, Princeton University. Co-sponsored with the National Poverty Center

[More]
Monday, January 28, 2008
War, Politics and Ethics: Choices for the Country and the Citizenry in an Election Year
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Rev. J. Bryan Hehir is the Secretary for Social Services and the President of Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Boston. He is also the Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Religion and Public Life at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

[More]
Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Looking for Al Qaeda: The Evolution of Terror Networks
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

In Scott Atran's most recent book, The Native Mind and the Cultural Construction of Nature (MIT Press, March 2008) Scott Atran and Douglas Medin trace the cognitive consequences of many people's diminishing sense of human contact with nature. Reception to follow. Free and open to the public.

[More]
Monday, January 21, 2008
Jobs and Housing: Trust, Distrust, and Social Class in the Black Community
3:00 PM -  5:00 PM

Hosted as part of the University of Michigan's 2008 Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium.

[More]