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Keynote Speakers and Public Lectures

in 2008



The panel discussions and keynote lectures are offered by leading scholars of several disciplines teaching at SUN, who will share their latest research, ideas and opinions. All these events are followed by a question and answer period when the speakers take and answer questions from the audience.


  1. Panel discussion on "Negotiating Climate Change: The Current State of Play"
    Date: 5 pm, Monday, June 30
    Venue: Auditorium

    Chair: Lajos Bokros, Chief Operating Officer / Professor of Public Policy, CEU
    Panelists:

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    Thomas C. Heller, Stanford University
    Bert Metz, Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (MNP/RIVM)
    Ferenc Toth,International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
    Diana Urge-Vorsatz, CEU


  2. Panel discussion on "Confrontation or co-habitation. Past and Present in the Near East"
    Date: 6 pm, Monday, July 14
    Venue: Auditorium, CEU

    Chair: Jozsef Laszlovszky, CEU
    Panelists:
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    Jürgen Gebhardt, University of Erlangen Nürnberg, Bavarian-American Academy, Munich
    Hugh Kennedy, University of London, SOAS
    Alan V. Murray, Leeds University, International Medieval Bibliography


  3. Public lecture by Mark Balaguer, California State University

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    Title: An Even Newer Wave Moral Realism: Token-Token Moral Naturalism
    Date: 4:30 pm, Tuesday, July 22
    Venue: Auditorium, CEU


  4. Public lecture by Terry Horgan, University of Arizona


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    Title: The Two-Envelope Paradox, the Intentionality of Epistemic Probability, and the Foundations of Decision Theory
    Date: 4:30 pm, July 23, Wednesday
    Venue: Auditorium, CEU


  5. Public lecture by Emilio Gentile, University of Rome La Sapienza

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    Title: 9/11 and the Sacralization of Politics in the United States
    Date: 4:30 pm, Thursday, July 24
    Venue: Auditorium, CEU


Lectures and panels will be followed by receptions.