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January 15-18: Human Rights in the Digital Age NUCHR Conference
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Celebrating Our 20th Anniversary!
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Buffett Center: 5 More Years of Growth

MISSION

The Buffett Center facilitates collaborative interdisciplinary scholarship on crucial problems facing the world. Our activities promote dialogue on international affairs enriching the educational program at Northwestern University and beyond. Working with a variety of organizations and communities we contribute to preparing global citizens.

EVENTS

Friday, November 21
The Needham Question Revisited: China, Europe and the onset of Modern Economic Growth
Joel Mokyr, Economics and History
12pm-1pm at the Buffett Center

Friday, January 16
Ozge Samanci, Radio/TV/Film
12pm-1pm at the Buffett Center

January 15-18
12th Annual NUCHR Conference: Human Rights in the Digital Age
Evanston Campus

Friday, January 23
Danielle Cohen, Buffett Visiting Scholar
12pm-1pm at the Buffett Center

Friday, January 30
Japanese Renewable Energy Policy in Comparative Perspective
Mark Tilton, Political Science
12pm-1pm at the Buffett Center

Friday, February 6
Robert Hariman, Communication Studies
12pm-1pm at the Buffett Center

Friday, February 13
Jason Rancatore, Political Science
12pm-1pm at the Buffett Center

Friday, February 20
Forrest Hylton, History
12pm-1pm at the Buffett Center

Friday, February 27
The Dark Side of the Cold War: The War on Drugs as Counter-Insurgency in Colombia's First Narcotics Boom
Lina Britto, History
12pm-1pm at the Buffett Center

Friday, March 6
Vanja Ivan Savić, Buffett Visiting Scholar
12pm-1pm at the Buffett Center

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NEWS

» Alessandro Ferrari among a dozen Visiting Scholars Joining the Buffett Center this Fall

» Welcome from Our New Director, Bruce Carruthers

WEBCASTS

Thomas Pogge Webcast

Targeting Institutional Human Rights Violations
Thomas Pogge argues that protectionism, monopolies on seeds and medicines, and tax havens must be challenged to solve global poverty.

Myriam Denov Webcast

Child Soldiers: Sierra Leone's Revolutionary United Front
Myriam Denov examines the militarization and reintegration experiences of former child soldiers.

Tariq Ramadan Webcast

Islam and the Arab Awakening: A Panel Discussion with Tariq Ramadan
A discussion with Tariq Ramadan and Northwestern’s Jonathan Caverley, Rachel Riedl, Storer Rowley, and Hendrik Spruyt.

Steve Radelet Webcast

Emerging Africa: How 17 Countries Are Leading the Way
Steve Radelet, USAID, examines economic growth, deepening democracy, improved governance, and decreased poverty in Africa.

Francis Fukuyama Webcast

The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution
Francis Fukuyama, Stanford, analyzes the global history of state formation.

Esther Duflo Webcast

Esther Duflo » Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty
Duflo shares MIT's Poverty Action Lab findings about what works in international development.

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