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Past Meetings and Events - 2013

Recordings available where noted.

December 2013

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Stated Meeting – Cambridge
Winter Concert
Featuring
Boston Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet

November 2013

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Stated Meeting – Cambridge
Restoring Justice: The Legacy of Edward H. LeviVideo
Featuring
Jack Fuller, former Editor and Publisher, Chicago Tribune
Harold Hongju Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law, Yale Law School
David F. Levi, Dean and Professor of Law, Duke Law School
Virginia A. Seitz, Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice
Mark L. Wolf, Senior Judge, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

October 2013

Friday, October 18, 2013
Cambridge, MA
Fall Concert: Verdi, Our Contemporary
Introduction:
Philip Gossett, University of Chicago
Performance:
Ensemble Nuove Musiche
Founded in 2010 by composer Marco Lombardi, the Italian musical group Ensemble Nuove Musiche, with instruments and voice, performs masterworks from the Western classical tradition as well as from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The concert, Verdi, Our Contemporary, will honor the 200th anniversary of the birth of Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi in 1813.
October 11-13, 2013
INDUCTION WEEKEND IN CAMBRIDGEVideo
Friday, October 11, 2013
A Celebration of the Arts and Humanities and Awarding of the Emerson-Thoreau Medal and Award for Humanistic Studies
Saturday, October 12, 2013
2013 Induction Ceremony
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Program on the Arts and Sciences

June 2013

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Hiroshima, Japan
Symposium on Nuclear Safety and Security Best Practices Video
Introduction:
Nobumasa Akiyama, Associate Professor in the Graduate School of International Law at Hitotsubashi University
Panelists:
Scott D. Sagan, Caroline S.G. Munro Professor of Political Science at Stanford University, and a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation and the Freeman Spogli Institute
Laurence G. Williams, Professor of Nuclear Safety and Regulation in the School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Central Lancashire
Robert Rosner, William E. Wrather Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of Astronomy and Astrophysics and Physics at the University of Chicago
Tatsujiro Suzuki, Vice Chairman of the Japan Atomic Energy Commission
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Press Briefing, Washington, D.C.
Commission on the Humanities & Social Sciences, The Heart of the Matter Video
Introduction:
John W. Rowe, retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Exelon Corporation
Speakers:
Lamar Alexander, U.S. Senator (R-TN)
Mark Warner, U.S. Senator (D-VA)
Tom Petri, Congressman (R-WI)
David Price, Congressman (D-NC)
Richard H. Brodhead, President, Duke University
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Launch Event, Washington, D.C.
Commission on the Humanities & Social Sciences, The Heart of the Matter Video
Introduction:
John W. Rowe, retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Exelon Corporation
Speakers:
Richard H. Brodhead, President, Duke University
Lamar Alexander, U.S. Senator (R-TN)
Mark Warner, U.S. Senator (D-VA)
Tom Petri, Congressman (R-WI)
David Price, Congressman (D-NC)
David Brooks, Journalist, The New York Times
Pauline Yu, President, American Council of Learned Societies
Karl Eikenberry, former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan; retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General; Fellow in International Security, Stanford University
John Lithgow, award-winning actor

May 2013

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Stated Meeting – Cambridge
On Energy Video
Speaker:
Steven Chu, former United States Secretary of Energy
Introduction:
Richard A. Meserve, President, Carnegie Institution for Science
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
ARISE II: Unleashing America's Research & Innovation EnterpriseVideo
Speakers:
Keith R. Yamamoto, Cochair, ARISE II Committee; Vice Chancellor for Research, Executive Vice Dean, School of Medicine, Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco
Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Cochair, ARISE II Committee; Benjamin Peirce Professor of Technology and Public Policy and Professor of Physics, Harvard University; Director of the Science, Technology and Public Policy Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
Nancy C. Andrews, Member, ARISE II Committee; Dean, Duke University School of Medicine, and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Professor of Pediatrics and of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University School of Medicine

April 2013

Thursday, April 18, 2013
Stated Meeting – Cambridge
The Third Wave of Immigration Video
Speakers:
Douglas S. Massey, Professor of Sociology, Princeton University
Jorge G. Castañeda, Global Distinguished Professor of Politics and Latin American Studies, New York University; former Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
Moderator:
Mary C. Waters, M.E. Zukerman Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

March 2013

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Stated Meeting – Cambridge
Two years after the Arab Spring: What next?Video
Speakers:
Philip Khoury, Associate Provost and Ford International Professor of History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
E. Roger Owen, A.J. Meyer Professor of Middle Eastern History, Harvard University
Tarek Masoud, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School
Malika Zeghal, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor in Contemporary Islamic Thought and Life, Harvard University

February 2013

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Stage Reading and Panel Discussion – Cambridge,
in collaboration with Catalyst Collaborative @ MIT
Operation Epsilon
Speakers:
David Kaiser, Germeshausen Professor of the History of Science; Department Head, Program in Science, Technology and Society; Senior Lecturer, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alan Brody, Professor of Theater, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; author of Operation Epsilon

January 2013

Monday, January 28– Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation – Stanford, California
Dual-Use Technologies: Theory and Practice
Speaker: Contending with Dual Use Science
Penrose “Parney” C. Albright, Director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Chair:
Robert Rosner, University of Chicago
Monday, January 28, 2013
Stated Meeting – Berkeley, California
The Benefit of Public Investment in Higher Education: California and Beyond - Video
Panelists:
Robert Birgeneau, Chancellor, Professor of Physics, and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Mary Sue Coleman, President, Professor of Biological Chemistry, and Professor of Chemistry, University of Michigan
Henry Brady, Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy, Class of 1941 Monroe Deutsch Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley
With:
Robert D. Haas, Chairman Emeritus, Levi Strauss & Company
Leslie C. Berlowitz, President, American Academy
Friday, January 25, 2013
Stated Meeting – La Jolla, California
Cyber-Archaeology and World Cultural Heritage: Insights from the Holy LandVideo
Speaker:
Thomas Levy, Distinguished Professor, Norma Kershaw Chair in the Archaeology of Ancient Israel and Neighboring Lands, University of California, San Diego
Introduction:
Charles Stanish, Director, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles
With:
Gordon N. Gill, Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, University of California, San Diego Pradeep Khosla, Chancellor, University of California, San Diego

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