Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Dritan Prifti to speak at Harvard

Below is a list of interesting speakers being presented by the informative Kokkalis Program at Harvard.

Note, especially, the talk on April 21st by Albanian government official, Dritan Prifti, who was, himself, a former graduate student at Harvard!


Seeing it like a Citizen: Bosnian Municipal Leaders on Building Peace and Prosperity

1:00 p.m.
Vlado Alilović, mayor of VitezMuharem Grabus, president of the Vitez Municipal Council and the Vitez SDA Municipal Board
Zdravko Krsmanović, mayor of Foča and founder of "Nova Socijalistička Stranka"
Obren Petrović, mayor of Doboj
Nye AB, Taubman Building (5th floor), John F. Kennedy School of Government, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge, MA
Space is limited: please RSVP to ilyana_sawka@hks.harvard.edu.

A Lecture by Albania’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Energy
4:15 p.m.
H.E. Dritan Prifti, minister of economy, trade and energy of Albania; MC/MPA ‘00

Weil Town Hall, Belfer (ground floor), John F. Kennedy School of Government, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge, MA

The Kokkalis Program also brings the following events to your attention:

The Roma and their Plight in Europe and Beyond: A Visual Exploration of the Roma in Europe and the United States
7:30 p.m.
Jud Nirenberg, contributing writer, Romani Politics in Contemporary Europe
Cabot Lecture Hall 7th Floor, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, 160 Packard Avenue, Medford, MA

Co-sponsored by Mediation Way and the Fletcher School (European Affairs Society; Fletcher Youth Initiative; International Negotiation & Conflict Resolution Club). For more information, contact gonca@mediationway.org.

It’s Easy Being Green: Prospects for the Green Party in Germany and Europe
6:30 p.m.
Cem Ozdemir, co-chairman, Alliance 90/The Greens (German Green Party)
Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, 27 Kirkland St. at Cabot Way, Cambridge, MA

Co-sponsored by the Boston Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany, the German-American Business Council of Boston, Inc., and the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies. Reservations recommended: RSVP to Ellie Falk by Monday, April 5 at efalk@acgusa.org or (212) 826-3636.


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