Monthly Archives: April 2008

Could a United States of Europe Rival the United States of America?

Today’s podcast features a December 2002 lecture by historian, author, and IHS Board member Timothy Garton Ash entitled “Could a United States of Europe Rival the United States of America.” Responding to Timothy Garton Ash is Michael Ignatieff, who was, at the time of this lecture, Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy […]

Tyranny of Choice: How We Become Who We Are

Renata Salecl is Centennial Professor at the department of law at the London School of Economics. She is also Senior Researcher at the Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana, Slovenia and also often teaches at Visiting Professor at Cardozo School of Law in New York. She directs a research project on […]

The US and Europe: Coming to Terms with Change

The Institute for Human Sciences was founded in November 2001, in the immediate wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, during a time of growing tensions between the United States and Europe, with the goal of increasing understanding across the Atlantic. A year later, in November 2002, we launched a lecture series, on the […]

Getting to Know the European Union: Greece

This discussion with Alexandros Mallias, Ambassador of Greece to the United States, moderated by Alan Berger, Senior Editorial Writer at the Boston Globe, took place at Boston University on December 3, 2007. It is the final installment in a series of debates with European Ambassadors organized by the Institute for Human Sciences with support from […]