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Thursday, February 28 2019

12:00 am

Palermo, Sicily is often referred to as the "world's most conquered city," having been claimed by the Phoenicians (who called it Zyz), Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Moors, Normans, and Spaniards among others over 3,000 years. In the last ten years, it has been undergoing a process of "...

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

One in four children in the U.S. live with at least one immigrant parent. Their development and well-being are at considerable risk from harmful federal policy changes and the pervasive climate of fear these have engendered. There is robust evidence that suggests public safety-net benefit...

12:00 pm to 1:15 pm

Janet Lewis will present a talk titled, "Using Violence During Nascent Insurgency: Evidence from Uganda and Beyond." This seminar is part of the Robert R. Wilson Lecture series. It is co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science, the Sanford School of Public Policy, and the Duke Program...

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will give a free public lecture Thursday, Feb. 28, at Duke.

In the David M. Rubenstein Distinguished Lecture, "The Future of Democracy at Home and Abroad," Albright will assess the current health of democracy and the U.S. role in fighting...