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Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture

Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture

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Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Why civil resistance works: Strategic alternatives to violence in the 21st century

Sep 9, 2015, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
The Ford School welcomes internationally renowned scholar Erica Chenoweth.  Her pathbreaking research on the effectiveness of nonviolent resistance has earned her numerous distinctions for “proving Gandhi right.” 
Ford School
Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture

If Ireland can find Peace, what chance for Israel?

Sep 13, 2010, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
Lord John Alderdice is an appointed life Member of the British House of Lords of the British Parliament at Westminster. Recently the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party in the House of Lords elected him as its new Convener (Chair) and in this position Lord Alderdice will provide an essential link between backbench Liberal Democrat peers and Liberal Democrats in Government. He is also a Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist at the Centre for Psychotherapy which he established in Belfast, United Kingdom.
Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture

The medium is not the message

Sep 10, 2008, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
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. In the ever-expanding world of global communication, there are lots of 'new media' like internet and mobile phone links for the transmission of text, voice and pictures, and literally a world of new players guiding the still dominant 'mainstream media,' but for all that, content still matters.
Ford School
Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture

Human rights in the post-September 11 world

Sep 11, 2007, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Rackham Auditorium
Larry Cox, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA. The war in Iraq and the fight against Al-Qaeda have posed major challenges to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the foundation for the global movement for human rights. Increasingly, to many critics the war on terror has become a war on human rights, providing cover and sanction for repressive governments around the world, undermining human rights globally and compromising US national security.
Ford School
Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture

New directions in national security

Sep 16, 2005, 3:30-5:00 pm EDT
University of Michigan
Senator Carl Levin, (D-Mich.) will discuss 'New Directions in National Security' at the 2005-06 Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture. Sen. Levin, who has represented Michigan since 1979, is the Ranking Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee, a member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, and the Select Intelligence Committee. The lecture commemorates the life and work of Josh Rosenthal, a 1979 University of Michigan graduate who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.
Ford School
Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture

Listening to Terrorists

Jan 27, 2005, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
University of Michigan
Jessica Stern is a nationally recognized expert on the motivations and causes behind terrorist movements.
Ford School
Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture

Middle East challenge: Coming to grips with Islam, democracy and terrorism

Sep 8, 2003, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Michigan Union, Pendleton Room
Robin Wright, a five-time Pulitzer Prize nominee, is a global affairs correspondent for The Los Angeles Times. She has had extended tours of duty outside the United States, reporting from more than 130 countries. Ms. Wright has spent more than five years in the Middle East, two years in Europe, and seven years in Africa, as well as stints in Latin America and Asia.
Ford School
Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture

Are we winning the fight against al-Qaeda? Reflections five years later

Sep 11, 2006, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Rackham Auditorium
Juan R.I. Cole, Professor of Middle East and South Asian History, University of Michigan. Professor Cole has written extensively about modern Islamic movements in Egypt, the Persian Gulf, and South Asia. Since the 2002 launch of his weblog, 'Informed Comment: Thoughts on the Middle East, History, and Religion,' Cole has become a prominent media commentator and has published political writings in The Guardian, the San Jose Mercury News, Salon.com, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Nation.
Ford School
Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Managing global borders: In defense of big data

Sep 12, 2013, 4:30-6:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
Lecture by Alan Bersin, Assistant Secretary of International Affairs and Chief Diplomatic Officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Ford School
Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture

Sultan Al Qassemi, scholar, columnist, and influential Twitter commentator

Sep 21, 2011, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
Sultan Al Qassemi is a 33-year-old scholar, columnist, and influential Twitter commentator. TIME Magazine says he's "shaping the conversation" on events unfolding in the Middle East. NPR says he "wrote the first draft of Middle East history in short sentences tapped out on his computer and his cell phone."
Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Law, policy, and the war on al-Qaida: An emerging consensus?

Sep 7, 2012, 1:00-2:30 pm EDT
Michigan League, Lydia Mendelssohn Theater
Lecture by General Michael Hayden, retired United States Air Force four-star general and former Director of the CIA and NSA.
Ford School

Michael Breen: Human Rights on the Brink

Nov 14, 2019 1:05:05

Michael Breen, president and chief executive officer of Human Rights First, explains how we can improve human rights now and in the future. November, 2019.

David Marash: The medium is not the message

Sep 10, 2008 1:14:53

David Marash discusses the ever-expanding world of global communication and how new players like the Internet and mobile phone links for the transmission of text, voice and pictures is guiding the still dominant "mainstream media." September, 2008

Larry Cox: Human rights in the post-September 11 world

Sep 11, 2007 1:22:14

Larry Cox discusses events that created the environment that exists today, suggests what can be done to make the United States a credible proponent of human rights, and proposes actions to encourage the rule of law and human rights.