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Topic: Ogden Lecture

Former prime minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May’s speech, “Politics, Populism and Polarization: Perspectives on the Global Economy,” marks the 100th Ogden Memorial Lecture.

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Theresa May to deliver 100th Ogden Lecture

February 13, 2020 0 comments

Theresa May, former prime minister of the United Kingdom, will present the 100th Ogden Memorial Lecture March 4, according to a Today @ Brown announcement. President Christina Paxson P’19 will moderate a question-and-answer session with the audience following May’s speech.

A.G. Sulzberger ’03 became publisher of the Times on Jan. 1, 2018. He is the sixth person in his family to hold the position.

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Times publisher Sulzberger ’03 returns to University

September 24, 2019 0 comments

A.G. Sulzberger ’03, publisher of the New York Times, returned to the University Monday evening to share his belief in the steadfast power of journalism in a world where reporters face unprecedented risk and newspapers face failing business models.

Former Florida Governor and 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush spoke in front of a full Salomon Center on Wednesday, discussing topics such as immigration, education and socioeconomic mobility.

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Jeb Bush discusses U.S. political climate

April 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

It has been only eight days since former Florida Governor and 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush lost his mother, Barbara Bush, and only five days since her funeral occurred.

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: What constitutes acceptable discourse?

April 13, 2018 1 comment

I think most Brown students agree that while everyone is entitled to an opinion, not everyone is entitled to a platform to present those opinions; when we create space for certain people and groups to speak, we implicitly give their ideas some minimum level of legitimacy.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Question Jeb Bush’s politics, not his character

April 11, 2018 Comments are Disabled

In his April 6 op-ed “Inviting Jeb Bush to speak is irresponsible,” Michael Froid ’21 argues that Jeb Bush should be uninvited because his views are those of a person with low moral character.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Jeb Bush should speak, respect concerns misguided

April 11, 2018 1 comment

To the Editor: I am writing in response to Brendan Sweeney’s ’19.5 April 10 op-ed “Why we must respect Jeb Bush’s right to speak.” I agree with both Mark Liang ’19 and Sweeney that Jeb Bush should be allowed to speak at Brown.

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Liang ’19: Inviting Jeb Bush to speak is responsible

April 9, 2018 1 comment

Michael Froid ’21 wrote an op-ed published in The Herald on April 6 that argues against the University’s decision to invite Jeb Bush to give the Stephen A. Ogden Jr. ’60 Memorial Lecture on International Affairs.

Op-eds, Opinions

Froid ’21: Inviting Jeb Bush to speak is irresponsible

April 6, 2018 6 comments

It was announced recently that the University intends to have former Florida Governor Jeb Bush come to campus to deliver the Stephen A. Ogden Jr. ’60 Memorial Lecture on International Affairs.

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon discussed his work on the Sustainable Development Goals and the formation of U.N. Women.

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Ban Ki-moon reflects on time at UN

February 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Ban Ki-moon greeted the audience with a humble bow as he approached the podium in Salomon Hall.

Former President of Brazil Fernando Henrique Cardoso discussed the country’s chaotic political environment due to allegations of corruption.

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Cardoso delivers Ogden lecture

November 16, 2017 Comments are Disabled

“There is a crisis of representative democracy all around.”