I was in Ljubljana in early June to speak at a conference, “What Kind of Government?” You can watch recordings of the talks including my own talk “Revitalising Democracy: Citizen Juries as a Response to the Failure of Expert Rule.”
The 2019 Hannah Arendt Center Annual Conference “Racism and Antisemitism” began with Arendt’s insight that antisemitism is a form of racism in that both are ideologies of supremacy and inferiority based on racial difference. Enjoy this video about the conference made by Bard Student and Arendt Center Fellow Jonathan Fine.
Batya Ungar-Sargon, Reverend Jacqui Lewis, Shahanna McKinney-Baldon, Amy SchillerAfter the 12th Annual Hannah Arendt Center Conference, this year on “Racism and Antisemitism,” the journalist Batya Ungar-Sargon posted an editorial in the Forward claiming she was protested at Bard College for being Jewish. She said she was prevented from continuing to speak, and that Bard College had no plan to deal with the protesters.
Hua Wang, Professor in Department of Food Science and Technology, Microbiology, and Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Human Nutrition (OSUN) at the Ohio State University, talks about the overuse of antibiotics and the health of the human microbiome in anticipation of the Symposium at Bard, September 19th and 20th.
Martin Blaser is the director of the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine (CABM) at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS). Here, he speaks with Roger Berkowitz in advance of the Hannah Arendt Center's upcoming Symposium on Reimagining Human Health: The Microbiome, Farming, and Medicine.