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Events seek to untangle roots of Rohingya crisis

Two upcoming events will attempt to shed light on the ethnic cleansing of 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims living in Myanmar.

Unilever CEO argues for sustainable capitalism

Can capitalism be sustainable, in more than one sense of the word? For Unilever CEO Paul Polman, the answer is a resounding yes.

Historian will talk race, democracy, inequality and criminal justice Oct. 19

Historian Khalil Gibran Muhammad will deliver the Reuben A. and Cheryl Casselberry Munday Distinguished Lecture Oct. 19.

Journalist to speak on ‘Harbingers and Echoes of the Shoah’ Oct. 17

Journalist Andrea Pitzer, author of “One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps,” will speak on this phenomenon Oct. 17.

2017 Iscol lecturer to tackle fight for refugees

Rebecca Heller, co-founder and director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, will deliver the annual Iscol Family Program for Leadership Development in Public Service Lecture Oct. 18.

New humanities podcast: ‘Disability and the Human Experience’

Susanne Bruyere spotlights our diverse ways of being human in “Disability and the Human Experience,” the new “What Makes Us Human?” podcast.

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ILR School research cited in Supreme Court case

Research by ILR School professor Alexander J.S. Colvin showing that mandatory arbitration is more widespread than previously thought was cited in U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments Oct. 2.

NY Times’ Nicholas Kristof talks inequality, empathy, children

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times delivered the Urie Bronfenbrenner Centennial Lecture Oct. 2.

Hatfield lecturer to explore sustainable capitalism Oct. 12

Unilever CEO Paul Polman, the 35th Robert S. Hatfield Fellow in Economic Education will discuss “The Case for Sustainable Capitalism” Oct. 12.