MIIS: WorldViews Online Speaker Series, Spring 2021

Posted on February 8th, 2021 by Middlebury Institute

Middlebury Institute for International Studies presents the WorldViews Speaker Series online on March 3 and April 7, discussing today's vexing world problems. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, this series will be held entirely on Zoom. All are welcome. Please register in advance here - log in details will be provided after you register.

Wednesday, March 3, 12:30pm
Covid-19 as a Prism to Reexamine the Past and Imagine a New Future

Discussing Covid-19 as a prism to critically view the past and the future with an eye to leadership, higher education and pedagogy, media, and public discourse.
Speakers: Prof. Netta Avineri and Prof. Mahabat Baimyrzaeva

Wednesday, April 7, 4pm-5pm
Freedom and the U.S. Economy: From Trump to Biden
How is the U.S. economy performing? What changes can we expect under the Biden administration? We’ll look at America’s freedom and challenges in the post-pandemic economy.
Speakers: VP for Academic Affairs Jeff Dayton-Johnson

Register for any of these online lectures today.