Past Events

Hong Kong event poster
October 17, 2014
Aaron L. FriedbergProfessor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University; Chen GuangchengCivil Rights Lawyer and Activist; Distinguished Senior Fellow in Human Rights, The Witherspoon Institute; Lynn T. White IIIProfessor of Politics and International Affairs, Emeritus, Princeton University
Aaron L. Friedberg is Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, where he has taught since 1987, and co-director of the Woodrow Wilson School’s Center...
Pakistan event poster
October 17, 2014
Mujeeb-ur-RahmanSenior Advocate Pakistan Supreme Court; Raza RumiJournalist and Author of `Delhi By Heart’
Sponsored by the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance, Woodrow Wilson School
Cosponsors: The University Center for Human Values, The Ahmadiyya Muslim Lawyers Association
Thomas event poster
October 16, 2014
An America’s Founding and Future Lecture
George ThomasAssociate Professor of Government, Claremont McKenna College
A Public Lecture based on Professor Thomas' new book of the same title, available November 2014 from Cambridge University Press.  In his words: It is often forgotten that the...
Marsden event poster
October 1, 2014
The Annual William E. and Carol G. Simon Lecture on Religion in American Public Life
George MarsdenProfessor of History, Emeritus, University of Notre Dame
George Marsden has taught history at Calvin College, Duke University Divinity School, and the University of Notre Dame. His books include Fundamentalism and American Culture,...
Cosponsors: The Witherspoon Institute, The Program in American Studies
Higher Education Reform event poster
September 29, 2014
George F. Will *68Columnist, Washington Post; Author; Robert P. GeorgeMcCormick Professor of Jurisprudence; Director, James Madison Program, Princeton University
George F. Will *68 has been a syndicated columnist for The Washington Post since 1974.  Today, his column appears twice weekly in more than 475 newspapers. For 35 years, he...
Cosponsor: The Witherspoon Institute
Hamburger event poster
September 24, 2014
Stuart Lecture Series on Institutional Corruption in America
Philip Hamburger '79Maurice & Hilda Friedman Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
Professor Hamburger argues that administrative power revives absolute power. Whereas the Constitution established power through and under the law in a government of separated powers, administrative...
Holt event poster
September 16, 2014
Princeton University Constitution Day Lecture
Princeton University Constitution Day Lecture on Search and Seizure in the Snowden Era, by Rush HoltU.S. Representative for New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District.
Cosponsors: The Program in American Studies, The Program in Law and Public Affairs, The Office of the Provost
McDowell event poster
September 15, 2014
James Madison Program Constitution Day Lecture
Gary McDowellProfessor, Tyler Haynes Interdisciplinary Chair in Leadership Studies, Political Science & Law, University of Richmond
James Madison Program Annual Constitution Day Lecture. In Professor McDowell's words: For much of its history, the interpretation of the United States Constitution presupposed judges seeking...
Cosponsor: The Program in American Studies
Moynihan event card
May 30, 2014
Annual Princeton University Reunions Event
Jacqueline Cooke-RiversDoctoral Fellow in African and African-American Studies, Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality & Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy SchoolW. Bradford Wilcox *01Director, National Marriage Project; Director, Graduate Studies, Sociology Department, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Virginia
Totalitarian Epoch Conference poster
May 19, 2014 to May 20, 2014
The Annual James Madison Program May Conference
Keynote Address by Alan Charles KorsHenry Charles Lea Professor of European History, University of Pennsylvania
2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War and thus invites us to reflect on that war’s significance. The Great War had momentous consequences for western civilization....
Cosponsor: The Association for the Study of Free Institutions, Texas Tech University