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Theme for 2018








Conference Room in Concord House

The life of man is a self-evolving circle, which, from a ring imperceptibly small, rushes on all sides outwards to new and larger circles, and that without end.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Program for 2018
January 20 Forum: Universal Symbolism in Storytelling (rescheduled from January 13th to January 20th)
February 3 Film and Discussion: Gandhi's Gift (original independent film, producer/writer will be on hand for questions)
February 10 Seminar: Spiritual Dimensions in Abstract Art: The Early Pioneers and Hilma af Klint
March 3 Forum: Hellenistic Civilization: Science and Mathematics: When Lightning Strikes
March 24 Seminar: Discovering the Culture of Iran
April 7 Film: Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet by Franco Zeffirelli
May 19 Forum: The Common Good and "The Commons"
June 16 Seminar: World Refugee Day
June 30 Founding Day Address: Creative Diplomacy: The Skills of Ralph Bunche
July 7 Film Series: Copying Beethoven
July 14 Film Series: Hamlet
July 21 Film Series: Travellers and Magicians
July 28 Film Series: The Gods Must Be Crazy
September 8 Forum: Hamlet and Renaissance Chivalry
September 29 Film and Discussion: "Gandhi's Awakening"
October 13 Forum: Ladders of Enlightenment: Intrepreting Sufi Stories
October 20 Forum: Origami as a Global Art Form
November 17 Seminar: Pythagoras and the Arts of Antiquity and the European Renaissance