Category: World Order Event

Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

The 2017 Grawemeyer Awards Lecture Series presents Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan Dana Burde Winner of the 2017 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order April 18, 2017, 1 p.m. Ekstrom Library, Chao Auditorium Education and political science scholar and former aid worker Dana Burde will discuss her award-winning work, which examines […]

2017 Grawemeyer Awards Lecture Series

  The Grawemeyer Awards program pays tribute to the power of creative ideas, emphasizing the impact a single idea can have on the world. The 2017 recipients will visit Louisville in April to discuss their award-winning ideas.   The schedule for the 2017 Grawemeyer Awards Lecture Series (view flyer), which is free and open to […]

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 […]

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. […]

Grawemeyer celebration tackles weighty topics, invites public to join discussion

Race, corruption, peace, human intelligence—discussion topics planned for the University of Louisville’s 30th anniversary celebration of the Grawemeyer Awards read like themes from an epic movie or novel.   “Those topics are very intentional,” said Charles Leonard, the award program’s executive director. “The Grawemeyer Awards were created to celebrate ideas, and great ideas usually begin […]