2008-2009 Event History
Student Panel Discussion on Global Financial Crisis
The world economy is still reeling from the impacts of a severe financial meltdown. Hundreds of billions, if not trillions of dollars in capital value have been lost in stock markets. Inter- bank credit has frozen and the actual cost of borrowing has gone up significantly. Unemplayment has been rising and major economies of the world are in or close to ression. Is this the 'Great Depression' of the 21st centuary?
Cross-Country Conversation - Religion and Politics
What's the link between religion and politics? Should we draw a line between politics and religion? Current trends in the world put these questions at the center of many public debates. This panel discussion "Religion and Politics in Turkey and the United States," was held on Wednesday, November 12, 2008.
Student Conference - Energy & Environment
Some of the biggest global challenges that we face today have to do with providing people with clean, safe, efficient, and affordable energy and promoting sustainable development. With increasing global interdependence we need to tackle these challenges both locally and globally and from a variety of different perspectives.
Cross-Country Conversation - U.S. Presidential Election
The first of the "conversations" was planned in conjunction with the International Area Studies' International Café on Oct 1st at 12:00 pm. International students often feel left out when it comes to US elections. For these students, the American political system can be confusing, overwhelming or irrelevant.
Lathes For Africa Seminar
September 30, 2008. After spending three weeks in Africa introducing appropriate and sustainable technology, the students wanted to share their experiences with the rest of Drexel community