Category: World Order

Grawemeyer Award winners to give public talks

Recipients of the 2016 Grawemeyer Award will discuss their winning works at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in April. UofL presents the annual prizes for outstanding works in music composition, ideas improving world order, psychology and education and gives a religion prize jointly with Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. This year’s awards […]

Haugen and Boutros win world order award for “The Locust Effect”

Gary Haugen and Victor Boutros win Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order   Everyday violence is a barrier to alleviating poverty, say winners The absence of law enforcement in developing countries undermines the fight against global poverty. This theory, explored in the 2014 book The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End […]

2016 Grawemeyer Award winners to be announced

The University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary will announce the 2016 winners of five Grawemeyer Awards Nov. 30 – Dec. 3. UofL presents the annual prizes for outstanding works in music composition, ideas improving world order, psychology and education and gives a religion prize jointly with Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Recipients will be […]

Discussion on political and economic corruption with author and previous Grawemeyer Award recipient Michael Johnston

As part of the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Grawemeyer Awards, the University of Louisville is offering a discussion by author Michael Johnston. The discussion, “Insights into Corruption,” will take place on Friday, Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. – noon at the school’s Chao Auditorium in the Ekstrom Library. More details about the event, which […]

Discussion on the recent Iran nuclear accord with author and previous Grawemeyer Award recipient Trita Parsi

As part of the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Grawemeyer Awards, the University of Louisville is offering a discussion by author Dr. Trita Parsi, who won the 2010 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for his book “Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran and the U.S.” The discussion, which is free and […]

Grawemeyer celebration to feature conversation on “Why Civil Resistance Works”

As part of the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Grawemeyer Awards, the University of Louisville is offering a conversation on “Why Civil Resistance Works” with two previous award recipients, Erica Chenoweth and Maria Stephan. The program, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 from 10 a.m. […]