Tocqueville Lecture Series

The Tocqueville Lecture Series is co-organized by the Tocqueville Program directed by Professor Aurelian Craiutu, Department of Political Science, IU Bloomington.

Lecture series are live streamed (unless indicated otherwise) and are open to the public. You are welcome to bring your lunch.

Please note the varying times and locations for the series below.

Spring 2018 — Tocqueville Lecture Series

Date / Time / Location
February 6
12:00–1:30 p.m.
Ostrom Workshop, 513 N. Park
Amy L. Wax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
"What is Happening to the Family and Why?"
February 16
12:00–2:00 p.m.
Ostrom Workshop, 513 N. Park
William Scheuerman
Department of Political Science and International Studies, IU Bloomington
(with Maeve Cooke, University College Dublin, Ireland; and Jeffrey Isaac, IU Bloomington)
"Civil Disobedience"
February 22
12:00–1:00 p.m.
Global & International Studies Building, GA2067

Balázs Trencsényi
Department of History, Central European University Budapest

In dialogue with Aurelian Craiutu (Political Science, IU) on Trencsényi's recent book, A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe: Volume I: Negotiating Modernity in the 'Long Nineteenth Century'
March 2
12:00–1:30 p.m.
Global & International Studies Building, Rm. 1100

Elliott Abrams
Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), Washington, DC

"Promoting Democracy in the Arab World"