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November 2018

Aquinas & Happiness: A lecture by Dr. Jennifer Frey

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Duke Wellness, Room 148/149
Aquinas & Happiness

A lecture by Dr. Jennifer Frey, University of South Carolina

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Roots and Routes: Daniel Trilling – “Lights in the Distance: Reporting Europe’s refugee crisis”

November 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101 Durham, + Google Map

Daniel Trilling is a journalist, editor, and author. He is the author of "Lights in the Distance: Exile and Refuge at the Borders of Europe" and editor of "New Humanist". Learn more about the Roots and Routes Speaker Series here.

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Religion and the Future of Europe: Dr. Erhard Busek, former Vice-Chancellor of Austria

November 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101 Durham, + Google Map
Dr. Erhard Busek

Join Religions and Public Life at the Kenan Institute for Ethics to discuss the role of religion and migration in European politics with Dr. Erhard Busek, former Vice Chancellor of Austria.

Free & open to the public.

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Roots and Routes: Miriam Ticktin – “Re-Imagining Borders Technologies: Designing New Political Forms”

November 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101 Durham, + Google Map

Professor of Anthropology at the New School for Social Research, Miriam Ticktin is the author of "Casualties of Care: Immigration and the Politics of Humanitarianism in France". Dr. Ticktin works at the intersections of the anthropology of medicine and science, law, and transnational and postcolonial feminist theory. Her research has focused on what it means to make political claims in the name of a universal humanity: she has been interested in what these claims tell us about universalisms and difference,…

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Local Newcomer Communities Lunch

November 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101 Durham, + Google Map

Faculty and staff working in long-term partnerships with local refugee, immigrant or migrant populations (newcomer communities) are invited to gather together to share and learn from each other. Lunch is provided. Please forward to others who may be interested. Please contact Leslie Parkins with any questions.   This is a collaboration of the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Community-Based Language Initiative with Duke Service-Learning, Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum with Romance Languages, and the Duke Office of Civic Engagement.

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December 2018

Kenan Graduate Fellows Fall Research Workshop

December 10
Blue Parlour, East Duke Building, 1304 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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Due to the inclimate weather closing of Duke on December 10th, this workshop will be rescheduled for early 2019. Please check this page for the revised date, time and location.     You are invited to the Kenan Graduate Fellows fall research workshop on Monday, December 10 from 2:00-5:30PM in the Blue Parlor, first floor East Duke Building (across the street from KIE).   We will have two panel discussions, with four presenters on each panel. The topics of each panel have been clustered around some common themes: Panel…

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