April 18, 2018
The students of Advocacy for Policy Change (LGLS 161b) tried to persuade audience members to vote for their bills, which were currently being considered by the Massachusetts Legislature.
April 9, 2018
Throughout history, women have been underrepresented in the U.S. government. Despite continued advances and reforms targeting this issue, the problem persists. In this panel discussion, Terie Norelli, former New Hampshire speaker of the House and former President of the National Conference of State Legislators, and Massachusetts state Sen. Cindy Friedman shared their personal experiences and dispensed frank advice to women interested in serving in all levels of government.
Photo Credit: Heratch Ekmekjian
March 12, 2018
The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life celebrated its 20th anniversary with a three-hour symposium, "Democracies in Peril: The Role of the University"; a reception; and performances.
March 6, 2018
Over the course of a week, Babu Ayindo, a Kenyan conflict transformation expert, theater artist and traditional storyteller, engaged members of the Brandeis community in activities and conversations on questions surrounding decolonization and arts-based peacebuilding. In addition to sessions with members of the CAST advisory committee and students, he led sessions open to the Brandeis community.
October 4, 2017
This gripping documentary film, directed by Leila Sadat, director of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute, delivers stark testimony from survivors of crimes against humanity and makes a compelling case for the adoption of a new global treaty.