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1947

General Session in American Studies: Salzburg Seminar in American Civilization

15 Jul - 31 Aug, 1947

1948

General Session in American Studies

15 Jul - 31 Aug, 1948

1949

General Session in American Studies

26 Oct - 19 Nov, 1949

General Session in American Studies
17 Jul - 27 Aug, 1949

1950

General Session in American Studies

12 Jul - 23 Aug, 1950

Modern Theater in America
01 Jun - 30 Jun, 1950

American Music
01 May - 31 May, 1950

American Literature
01 Apr - 30 Apr, 1950

Social Relations
01 Mar - 31 Mar, 1950

Sociology
01 Feb - 28 Feb, 1950

1951

General Session in American Studies

17 Jul - 30 Aug, 1951

Theory and Practice of Social Relations in the United States
05 Jun - 03 Jul, 1951

Economic Theory and Practice in the United States
01 May - 30 May, 1951

American History
14 Mar - 13 Apr, 1951

American Foreign Policy
07 Feb - 09 Mar, 1951

American Literature
03 Jan - 01 Feb, 1951

1952

Economic Problems in American Life

01 Sep - 28 Sep, 1952

General Session in American Studies
15 Jul - 23 Aug, 1952

Theory and Practice of Social Relations in the United States
28 May - 26 Jun, 1952

Political and Intellectual History in the United States
19 Mar - 17 Apr, 1952

Political Science and American Politics
06 Feb - 07 Mar, 1952

American Poetry and Prose
03 Jan - 01 Feb, 1952

1953

Socio-Economic Dynamics

30 Aug - 27 Sep, 1953

General Session in American Studies
15 Jul - 23 Aug, 1953

American Legal Thought and Institutions
10 Jun - 10 Jul, 1953

The Atlantic Community - Its Background in American History
15 Mar - 12 Apr, 1953

Modern American Poetry, Prose and Literary Criticism
08 Feb - 08 Mar, 1953

American Political Thought in Domestic and Foreign Policy
04 Jan - 01 Feb, 1953

1954

General Session in American Studies

22 Aug - 18 Sep, 1954

General Session in American Studies
18 Jul - 13 Aug, 1954

American Legal Thought and Institutions
13 Jun - 09 Jul, 1954

The Emergence of Modern America
14 Mar - 19 Apr, 1954

American Literature - Tradition and Experiment
07 Feb - 05 Mar, 1954

American Politics and Policies
03 Jan - 30 Jan, 1954

1955

Labor in America

21 Aug - 17 Sep, 1955

The Institutional Framework of American Law
17 Jul - 13 Aug, 1955

General Session in American Studies
12 Jun - 09 Jul, 1955

Intellectual and Social Background of American Politics
13 Mar - 08 Apr, 1955

Art, the Novel and Popular Culture
06 Feb - 06 Mar, 1955

American Politics
02 Jan - 29 Jan, 1955

1956

American Education

19 Aug - 15 Sep, 1956

American Society
15 Jul - 11 Aug, 1956

American Legal Thought and Institutions
10 Jun - 07 Jul, 1956

The American Economy
18 Mar - 04 Apr, 1956

Writings and Publishing in American Society
12 Feb - 10 Mar, 1956

American Foreign Policy
08 Jan - 04 Feb, 1956

1957

Literature and Society in America

25 Aug - 01 Sep, 1957

American Law and Legal Institutions
21 Jul - 17 Aug, 1957

Labor in America
16 Jun - 13 Jul, 1957

American Politics
17 Mar - 13 Apr, 1957

Economics and Industry in the United States
10 Feb - 09 Mar, 1957

American Foreign Policy
06 Jan - 02 Feb, 1957

1958

Races and Minorities

24 Aug - 20 Sep, 1958

American Literature and Criticism
20 Jul - 16 Aug, 1958

American Law and Legal Institutions
15 Jun - 12 Jul, 1958

Arts, Music and the Theater in America
16 Mar - 02 Apr, 1958

Business and American Society
09 Feb - 08 Mar, 1958

American Foreign Policy and Politics
05 Jan - 01 Feb, 1958

1959

Higher Education in America

23 Aug - 19 Sep, 1959

American Law and Legal Institutions
19 Jul - 15 Aug, 1959

American Politics, Economics and Foreign Policy
14 Jun - 11 Jul, 1959

Labor and Industry in America
15 Mar - 11 Apr, 1959

Literature and Mass Media
08 Feb - 07 Mar, 1959

American Foreign Policy
04 Jan - 31 Jan, 1959

1960

Politics in America

21 Aug - 17 Sep, 1960

The American Economy
17 Jul - 13 Aug, 1960

American Law and Legal Institutions
12 Jun - 09 Jul, 1960

Art, Architecture and Music in America
20 Mar - 16 Apr, 1960

Literature and Mass Media in America
14 Feb - 12 Mar, 1960

American Foreign Policy
10 Jan - 06 Feb, 1960

1961

Contemporary American Society

20 Aug - 16 Sep, 1961

Education in America
16 Jul - 12 Aug, 1961

American Law and Legal Institutions
11 Jun - 08 Jul, 1961

American Literature, Thought and Society
19 Mar - 15 Apr, 1961

Labor and Industry in America
12 Feb - 11 Mar, 1961

American Foreign Policy
08 Jan - 04 Feb, 1961

1962

The Arts in America

19 Aug - 15 Sep, 1962

American Law and Legal Institutions
22 Jul - 16 Aug, 1962

Science and American Life
10 Jun - 07 Jul, 1962

The American Economy
18 Mar - 14 Apr, 1962

American Literature and Mass Media
11 Feb - 10 Mar, 1962

American Foreign Policy
07 Jan - 03 Feb, 1962

1963

Politics in America

18 Aug - 14 Sep, 1963

American Law and Legal Institutions
14 Jul - 10 Aug, 1963

The American Economy
09 Jun - 06 Jul, 1963

Labor and Industry in America
17 Mar - 12 Apr, 1963

Mass Media of Communications in America
10 Feb - 09 Mar, 1963

American Foreign Policy
06 Jan - 02 Feb, 1963

1964

Higher Education in America

16 Aug - 12 Sep, 1964

The American Legal System
14 Jul - 08 Aug, 1964

The Arts in America
07 Jun - 04 Jul, 1964

Planning and Development of the Urban Community
16 Mar - 11 Apr, 1964

The American Economy and International Economic Affairs
09 Feb - 07 Mar, 1964

Trends in Communication in America
05 Jan - 01 Feb, 1964

1965

Current Trends in American Literature

22 Aug - 18 Sep, 1965

American Law and Legal Institutions
18 Jul - 14 Aug, 1965

Social Issues in the United States
13 Jun - 10 Jul, 1965

Planning and Development in the Urban Community
21 Mar - 16 Apr, 1965

Public Administration in the United States
14 Feb - 12 Mar, 1965

American Foreign Policy
10 Jan - 06 Feb, 1965

1966

The Literary Arts in America

21 Aug - 17 Sep, 1966

The American Political System
17 Jul - 13 Aug, 1966

American Law and Legal Institutions
12 Jun - 09 Jul, 1966

American Agriculture
27 Mar - 23 Apr, 1966

The American Economy and International Economic Affairs
13 Feb - 18 Mar, 1966

Urban and Regional Planning
09 Jan - 05 Feb, 1966

1967

Education

20 Aug - 16 Sep, 1967

American Law and Legal Institutions
16 Jul - 12 Aug, 1967

The Social Impact of the New Technology
18 Jun - 08 Jul, 1967

The Mass Media
19 Mar - 15 Apr, 1967

International Policies of the United States
11 Feb - 11 Mar, 1967

Urban Planning
08 Jan - 04 Feb, 1967

1968

The Social Impact of the New Technology

18 Aug - 07 Sep, 1968

American Law and Legal Institutions
14 Jul - 10 Aug, 1968

The American Theater
16 Jun - 06 Jul, 1968

Linguistics
19 May - 31 May, 1968

Agriculture and Natural Resources
17 Mar - 12 Apr, 1968

American Management Dynamics
11 Feb - 02 Mar, 1968

Urban Planning
07 Jan - 03 Feb, 1968

1969

The United States, Europe and the Developing World

17 Aug - 13 Sep, 1969

American Law and Legal Institutions
13 Jul - 08 Aug, 1969

The Social Impact of the New Technology
15 Jun - 05 Jul, 1969

American Management Dynamics
16 Mar - 04 Apr, 1969

The Cinema
09 Feb - 01 Mar, 1969

Urban Planning
05 Jan - 01 Feb, 1969

1970

The Future of University

23 Aug - 12 Sep, 1970

American Law and Legal Institutions
19 Jul - 15 Aug, 1970

The American Theater
21 Jun - 11 Jul, 1970

American Management
19 Apr - 09 May, 1970

The European-American Relationship
01 Mar - 21 Mar, 1970

Urban Problems and Planning
11 Jan - 07 Feb, 1970

1971

The Arts and Social Change

22 Aug - 11 Sep, 1971

American Law and Legal Institutions
18 Jul - 14 Aug, 1971

The United States, Europe and the Developing World.
20 Jun - 10 Jul, 1971

American Management
02 May - 22 May, 1971

The Impact of New Technology
21 Feb - 13 Mar, 1971

The City and the Urban Environment
10 Jan - 06 Feb, 1971

1972

International Economic Policies

13 Aug - 02 Sep, 1972

American Law and Legal Institutions
09 Jul - 05 Aug, 1972

The American Theater
11 Jun - 01 Jul, 1972

The Changing American Political Scene
14 May - 03 Jun, 1972

The Challenges to American Management
20 Feb - 11 Mar, 1972

Problems of Cities
09 Jan - 05 Feb, 1972

1973

The New Shape of International Relations

19 Aug - 08 Sep, 1973

American Law and Legal Institutions
15 Jul - 11 Aug, 1973

Contemporary American Literature
17 Jun - 07 Jul, 1973

Religion and the Church in Contemporary Society
20 May - 09 Jun, 1973

Labor's Relation to Management and Public Policy
18 Mar - 07 Apr, 1973

Technology, Growth and Environment
18 Feb - 10 Mar, 1973

Urban Problems and Planning
07 Jan - 03 Feb, 1973

1974

The United States, Europe and the Developing World

11 Aug - 31 Aug, 1974

American Law and Legal Institutions
07 Jul - 03 Aug, 1974

The American Theater
06 Jun - 26 Jun, 1974

The Control of Environmental Pollution.
28 Apr - 18 May, 1974

The Social Impact of Mass Communications
10 Mar - 29 Mar, 1974

Multinational Enterprise in the Context of the Common Market and the World Economy
10 Feb - 02 Mar, 1974

Urban Problems and Planning
06 Jan - 02 Feb, 1974

1975

Contemporary American Literature

17 Aug - 06 Sep, 1975

American Law and Legal Institutions
13 Jul - 09 Aug, 1975

Energy, Population and Affluence: The Future of the Earth's Resources
15 Jun - 05 Jul, 1975

Comparative Views of the American Revolution
09 May - 28 May, 1975

Manpower Policies and Career Development
27 Apr - 17 May, 1975

Urban Problems and Planning
02 Feb - 01 Mar, 1975

International Economic Policies
05 Jan - 25 Jan, 1975

1976

American Law and Legal Institution

15 Aug - 04 Sep, 1976

Continuing Education: New Responses to Adult Needs
15 Aug - 04 Sep, 1976

Multinational Enterprise
20 Jun - 03 Jul, 1976

Global Issues: Food and Population
09 May - 29 May, 1976

Contemporary American Music
28 Mar - 16 Apr, 1976

Toward Social Justice: Policy Options for Income Distribution
29 Feb - 20 Mar, 1976

Urban Problems and Planning
11 Jan - 07 Feb, 1976

1977

Social and Economic Problems of Post-Industrial Society

14 Aug - 03 Sep, 1977

American Law and Legal Institutions
10 Jul - 06 Aug, 1977

Contemporary American Literature
12 Jun - 02 Jul, 1977

Crime and Criminal Justice
15 May - 04 Jun, 1977

The Political Economy of World Resources
20 Mar - 08 Apr, 1977

Management Issues in International Corporations
27 Feb - 12 Mar, 1977

Growth, Land Use and Urban Planning
09 Jan - 05 Feb, 1977

1978

Is Internationalization the Alternative to Nuclear Proliferation?

03 Sep - 16 Sep, 1978

Continuing Education
06 Aug - 26 Aug, 1978

American Law and Legal Institutions
09 Jul - 29 Jul, 1978

The Creative Arts and Contemporary Society
11 Jun - 24 Jun, 1978

Industrial Democracy
17 May - 03 Jun, 1978

The Individual, the State and Society
02 Apr - 15 Apr, 1978

Mass Media
05 Mar - 23 Mar, 1978

North-South Relations: The Role of the Multinational Corporation
22 Jan - 04 Feb, 1978

1979

Communications, Development and Social Change

02 Sep - 15 Sep, 1979

Nutrition, Food and Population
05 Aug - 24 Aug, 1979

American Law and Legal Institutions
08 Jul - 27 Jul, 1979

Energy and the Environment
10 Jun - 29 Jun, 1979

Health Care: Allocating Resources in Urban Societies
13 May - 01 Jun, 1979

Musical Ideas and Musical Institutions
22 Apr - 05 May, 1979

New Perspectives for Long Term Growth
18 Mar - 30 Mar, 1979

Idealism and Realism in Foreign Policy
11 Feb - 02 Mar, 1979

1980

Communication, Development and Social Change

31 Aug - 19 Sep, 1980

Women in Changing Societies: Education and Employment
03 Aug - 22 Aug, 1980

American Law and Legal Institutions
06 Jul - 25 Jul, 1980

The City in Transition
15 Jun - 28 Jun, 1980

Higher Education
18 May - 06 Jun, 1980

International Monetary Instability: How Multinational Corporations Cope
08 Apr - 25 Apr, 1980

Music and the Arts: Instruments for Industrial and Social Change
16 Mar - 29 Mar, 1980

1981

Paths to Political Power: The Governability of Modern Society

09 Aug - 25 Aug, 1981

American Law and Legal Institutions
30 Jun - 05 Jul, 1981

Conflict Resolution
15 Jun - 28 Jun, 1981

Contemporary Theater
24 May - 06 Jun, 1981

Energy and Global Security
20 Apr - 02 May, 1981

Development, Communication and Social Change
22 Mar - 04 Apr, 1981

Inflation: Its Relationship to Social and Political Change
08 Feb - 21 Feb, 1981

1982

Technology and Human Relations

22 Aug - 10 Sep, 1982

The Relationship Between International Organizations and National Foreign Policy Decisions
01 Aug - 14 Aug, 1982

American Law and Legal Institutions
04 Jul - 23 Jul, 1982

The World-Wide Crisis in Retirement Income Systems
13 Jun - 26 Jun, 1982

International Worker Migration
16 May - 29 May, 1982

Contemporary American Literature
18 Apr - 01 May, 1982

Development, Communication and Social Change
14 Mar - 17 Mar, 1982

Industrial Policies and International Trade
14 Feb - 27 Feb, 1982

European-American Relations
31 Jan - 06 Feb, 1982

1983

Agriculture: The Use of New Computer Technology

21 Aug - 09 Sep, 1983

The Management of Conflict in International Relations
31 Jul - 13 Aug, 1983

American Law and Legal Institutions
03 Jul - 22 Jul, 1983

Health, Productivity, and Aging
05 Jun - 24 Jun, 1983

Governance of the Corporation
19 Mar - 27 Mar, 1983

The Energy Factor in Foreign Policy Decision
27 Feb - 12 Mar, 1983

European-American Relations
12 Feb - 20 Feb, 1983

Interest Rates, Capital Formation, Growth and Employment
16 Jan - 29 Jan, 1983

1984

The Commonality of Cultural Traditions: Christianity, Islam and Judaism

07 Oct - 20 Oct, 1984

Legal Aspects of New Technologies
26 Aug - 08 Sep, 1984

Opera
11 Aug - 19 Aug, 1984

Coordinating National Economic Policies
28 Jul - 05 Aug, 1984

American Law and Legal Institutions
01 Jul - 20 Jul, 1984

Communications, Development and Society in an Information Age
03 Jun - 15 Jun, 1984

Function and Future of Museums
29 Apr - 12 May, 1984

New Patterns of Trade and Finance
07 Apr - 15 Apr, 1984

Contemporary Urban Issues in the Highly Industrialized and Developing Worlds
05 Feb - 18 Feb, 1984

European-American Relations
14 Jan - 22 Jan, 1984

1985

Alternative Dispute Resolution

25 Aug - 07 Sep, 1985

Fair Trade Policies and Procedures: National Differences and Prospects for Harmonization
10 Aug - 17 Sep, 1985

American Law and Legal Institutions
14 Jul - 02 Aug, 1985

Telecommunications: Policy Issues and Regulatory Practices
29 Jun - 06 Jul, 1985

Contemporary American Literature: New Perspectives Affecting the Future
09 Jun - 21 Jun, 1985

Socio-economic Developments and Shortcomings
19 May - 01 Jun, 1985

Computers in Agriculture: Their Use to Enhance Information Availability and the Planning Process for Decision-Makers, with Emphasis on Developing Countries
21 Apr - 10 May, 1985

Organizing Health
03 Mar - 16 Mar, 1985

Structural Unemployment and Industrial Policy
03 Feb - 16 Feb, 1985

European-American Relations with the USSR
13 Jan - 26 Jan, 1985

1986

Telecommunications Technology: Economic and Human Implications

31 Aug - 13 Sep, 1986

American Politics and the Foreign Policy Process
10 Aug - 23 Aug, 1986

American Law and Legal Institutions
13 Jul - 01 Aug, 1986

The Role of Non-Profit Institutions
22 Jun - 05 Jul, 1986

Philosophy and Public Affairs
01 Jun - 14 Jun, 1986

World Financial Markets: Assessing Rapid Change
10 May - 17 May, 1986

The International Negotiation Process
20 Apr - 03 May, 1986

Abuse of Alcohol: Strategies Toward Control
16 Feb - 01 Mar, 1986

Changing Patterns in European-American Relations
25 Jan - 01 Feb, 1986

1987

What Makes a Cultural Capital: Vienna 1900

30 Aug - 12 Sep, 1987

The United States Constitution 200 Years Later
09 Aug - 22 Aug, 1987

American Law and Legal Institutions
12 Jul - 31 Jul, 1987

Entrepreneurship
27 Jun - 04 Jul, 1987

International Finance and Third World Debt
17 May - 30 May, 1987

The International Negotiation Process
26 Apr - 09 May, 1987

Managing Environmental Risk
22 Mar - 04 Apr, 1987

Accountability of the Media
01 Mar - 14 Mar, 1987

Divided Cities
08 Feb - 21 Feb, 1987

Impact of East-West Relations on the Third World
24 Jan - 31 Jan, 1987

1988

Gender and the Humanities

21 Aug - 03 Sep, 1988

American Politics and the Foreign Policy Process
31 Jul - 13 Aug, 1988

American Law and Legal Institutions
03 Jul - 22 Jul, 1988

World Financial Markets: Coping with Competition
18 Jun - 25 Jun, 1988

Negotiation Theory and Practice: Political Differences
22 May - 04 Jun, 1988

AIDS: Confronting an Epidemic
14 Feb - 27 Feb, 1988

1989

The New Revolution: The USSR in Transition

20 Aug - 01 Sep, 1989

Museums and their Communities: Art, Ethnography and Interpretation
06 Aug - 18 Aug, 1989

American Law and Legal Institutions
16 Jul - 28 Jul, 1989

Negotiation Theory and Practice: Business and Trade Disputes
25 Jun - 07 Jul, 1989

Internationalization of Financial Markets
17 Jun - 24 Jun, 1989

Human Rights Across Cultures and Political Systems
21 May - 02 Jun, 1989

The Role of Non-Profit Organizations: Comparisons of Functions, Operations and Trends
30 Apr - 12 May, 1989

1990

American Law and Legal Institutions

08 Jul - 28 Jul, 1990

Preservation of Art and Architecture
24 Jun - 06 Jul, 1990

Negotiation Theory and Practice: Environmental Disputes
03 Jun - 15 Jun, 1990

American Politics and the Foreign Policy Process
20 May - 01 Jun, 1990

The Changing Economic Climate in Developing Countries
29 Apr - 11 May, 1990

1992: Effect on the World Outside the European Community
11 Mar - 23 Mar, 1990

International Coordination of Financial Markets
17 Feb - 24 Feb, 1990

Workforce Re-education: The Key to Economic Growth and Competitiveness
04 Feb - 16 Feb, 1990

1991

The Global Village and the Media Revolution

27 Jul - 03 Aug, 1991

American Law and Legal Institutions
07 Jul - 26 Jul, 1991

New Priorities for Health Care
16 Jun - 28 Jun, 1991

Negotiating Trade-offs: Harmonizing Environment and Development
19 May - 31 May, 1991

The Transformation of a Continent: Europe in Transition
05 May - 17 May, 1991

International Migration: A Challenge for Humanity
14 Apr - 26 Apr, 1991

Financing Growth: The Role of Private Investment
09 Mar - 16 Mar, 1991

1992

Transnational Law and Legal Institutions

12 Jul - 24 Jul, 1992

Managing Non-Governmental Organizations
07 Jun - 17 Jun, 1992

Europe after 1992
24 May - 05 Jun, 1992

Energy in the 1990's
26 Apr - 08 May, 1992

Protecting the Environment in Urban Areas
05 Apr - 17 Apr, 1992

Economies in Transition: The Role of the Private Sector
29 Feb - 07 Mar, 1992

1993

Economics of the Arts

04 Dec - 11 Dec, 1993

Agriculture: Food, Environment, and Rural Development
30 Oct - 06 Nov, 1993

American Law and Legal Institutions
25 Jul - 06 Aug, 1993

Literature as a Political Force
11 Jul - 23 Jul, 1993

Ethnicity, Cultures and the Making of Nations
13 Jun - 25 Jun, 1993

Non-Profit, NGO Sector: Individuals, Organizations, Democratic Societies
05 Jun - 12 Jun, 1993

European Integration After the Cold War
29 May - 05 Jun, 1993

Perspectives on Federalism
22 May - 29 May, 1993

Japan, Europe and North America: Toward A G-3 World?
18 Apr - 30 Apr, 1993

Economies in Transition
06 Mar - 13 Mar, 1993

1994

Beyond Child Survival: Promoting the Well-being of Young Children

29 Oct - 05 Nov, 1994

Environment and Diplomacy
03 Sep - 10 Sep, 1994

Transnational Law and Legal Institutions
24 Jul - 04 Aug, 1994

Non-Governmental Organizations in Democratic Societies: Roles, Responsibilities, and Obligations
14 Jul - 17 Jul, 1994

Religion, Ethnicity, and Self Identity
02 Jul - 09 Jul, 1994

American Foreign Policy: President Clinton and Beyond
17 Jun - 24 Jun, 1994

Do Films Matter? The Artistic, Political, and Moral Impact of Film
04 Jun - 11 Jun, 1994

America in Our Time
28 May - 04 Jun, 1994

Health Programs at the Community Level
14 May - 21 May, 1994

Is Europe Losing Its Way?
12 Mar - 19 Mar, 1994

Economies in Transition
05 Feb - 12 Feb, 1994

The Politics of Central Banking
06 Oct - 11 Oct, 1994
For a range of reasons therefore it was a timely moment for discussing the politics of central banking - the relationship of central bank functions to other areas of public policy and responsibility. The relationship between central banks and governments is a particularly subtle one. How is monetary ...

1995

Preserving the National Heritage: Policies, Partnerships, and Actions

02 Dec - 09 Dec, 1995

Concepts and Challenges of Leadership
11 Nov - 18 Nov, 1995

Building and Sustaining Democracies: The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations
06 Oct - 13 Oct, 1995

The Impact of the Media on Politics, Public Policy and World Events
16 Sep - 23 Sep, 1995

Transnational Law: Intellectual Property Rights
28 Jul - 05 Aug, 1995

Involuntary Migration
08 Jul - 15 Jul, 1995

U.S. Foreign Policy in Asia: Adapting to Change
16 Jun - 23 Jun, 1995

The Globalization of American Popular Culture
20 May - 26 May, 1995

Higher Education: Institutional Structures for the Twenty-First Century
01 Apr - 08 Apr, 1995

The European Union After 1996
18 Mar - 25 Mar, 1995

Transitioning Economies: Comparative Models
14 Jan - 21 Jan, 1995

Philanthropy: Public and Private Responsibility
01 Feb - 04 Feb, 1995
This special session will last four days, and will be co-chaired by Dr. Russell Mawby, Chairman of the Board of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and Dr. Robert Payton, Professor of Philanthropic Studies at Indiana University. The session will bring together a select group of approximately thirty individuals ...

1996

Conservative Political Movements in Western Industrial Societies

09 Nov - 16 Nov, 1996

Non-Governmental Organizations: Toward Effective International Partnerships
05 Oct - 12 Oct, 1996

The Power of Theater: Artistry, Entertainment, Social Commentary
07 Sep - 14 Sep, 1996

Human Rights: An International Legal Perspective
03 Aug - 10 Aug, 1996

Sustainable Agriculture
06 Jul - 13 Jul, 1996

U.S. Foreign Policy: Rethinking Foreign Aid
20 Jun - 27 Jun, 1996

The U.S. Presidential Election Process
11 May - 18 May, 1996

The Rise of Industrial Asia and its Implications for the Developing World
13 Apr - 20 Apr, 1996

Health Care Partnerships: Meeting the Needs of Underserved Communities
23 Mar - 30 Mar, 1996

Europe on the Eve of the Year 2000
17 Feb - 24 Feb, 1996

Educational Reform in South Africa
04 May - 04 May, 1996

The Search for a New World Order: Great Power Foreign Policy Choices in the Post-Cold War Era
24 Jan - 28 Jan, 1996

1997

Music for a New Millennium: The Classical Genre in Contemporary Society

06 Dec - 13 Dec, 1997

Non-Governmental Organizations: Leadership and Civil Society
12 Nov - 22 Nov, 1997

Europe: Consolidation and Enlargement
11 Oct - 18 Nov, 1997

Recent Developments in American Law and Legal Institutions
02 Aug - 09 Aug, 1997

Educating Youth: Challenges for the Future
12 Jul - 19 Jul, 1997

Journalism in the Information Age
16 Jun - 23 Jun, 1997

Race and Ethnicity: Models for Diversity
17 May - 24 May, 1997

The Rise of Industrial East Asia and Its Implications for the Developing World
19 Apr - 26 Apr, 1997

Eclipse of the Nation State?
15 Mar - 22 Mar, 1997

World Trade: Protectionism vs. Globalization
22 Feb - 01 Mar, 1997

Global Women's Leadership: Lessons from Success and Best Practices
20 Aug - 24 Aug, 1997

Philanthropy: The Culture of Giving
10 Jun - 14 Jun, 1997

Perspectives on Autonomy: Academic Systems, Goals and Social Responsibilities
21 Sep - 22 Sep, 1997
September 97 Symposium (CEE)
Perspectives on Autonomy: Academic Systems, Goals and Social Responsibilities
06 Jun - 11 Jun, 1997
July 97 Symposium (Russia)
Perspectives on Autonomy: Academic Systems, Goals and Social Responsibilities
10 Mar - 14 Mar, 1997
March 97 Symposium (CEE)
Perspectives on Autonomy: Academic Systems, Goals and Social Responsibilities
22 Jan - 26 Jan, 1997
January 97 Plenary Meeting

1998

The International Impact of the European Monetary Union

05 Dec - 12 Dec, 1998
With the planned introduction of the European Monetary Union (EMU) on January 1, 1999, Europe will enter an era of unprecedented integration and cooperation. The establishment of a single currency for Europe—the euro—and the introduction of a common monetary and exchange rate policy for members of the ...
East Asian Security: The Role and Impact of United States Foreign Policy
14 Nov - 21 Nov, 1998
The rapid economic growth in East Asia points to dramatic shifts in the balance of power among those involved in the region—Japan, Korea, China, Russia, and the United States—and potentially momentous consequences for political and security relationships around the world. The transition of power in ...
Higher Education: Leadership and Institutional Reform
26 Sep - 03 Oct, 1998
nstitutions of higher education around the world are facing imposing challenges, as well as unprecedented opportunities for effecting change. In some regions, political and social upheavals have precipitated the wholesale restructuring of higher education systems. In other regions, fiscal constraints ...
Sustaining the Independent Sector: New Roles for Public, Non-Governmental, and Corporate Actors
29 Aug - 05 Sep, 1998
Numerous organizations around the world—variously known as civic society organizations, the third or independent sector, or non-governmental organizations (NGOs)—have become central to setting the public agenda, influencing government policies and programs, providing a range of services otherwise not ...
Human Rights: An International Legal Perspective
01 Aug - 08 Aug, 1998
Nineteen ninety-eight marks the fiftieth anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly. In the fifty years following this landmark effort to establish a global structure of human rights protection, significant progress has been made in ...
The Social and Political Implications of the Internet
07 Jul - 14 Jul, 1998
The information revolution and the global expansion of the Internet have implications for humankind that are as dramatic and far-reaching as the industrial revolution of the nineteenth century. Both advancements have become essential to the growth of national and international economies, and to building ...
The Challenges of an Aging Society
17 Jun - 24 Jun, 1998
The unprecedented increase in the number and proportion of older persons throughout the world is forcing societies to alter social policies and attitudes about aging and longevity. The first in a three-year series dedicated to aging populations, this session will examine many of the current challenges ...
Through the Patient's Eyes: Collaboration between Patients and Health Care Professionals
23 May - 30 May, 1998 (Session 356)
The healthcare industry is rapidly evolving in terms of the quality and reach of its services. Unfortunately, this evolution sometimes takes place at the expense of the very patients it is meant to serve. Financial constraints on public and private healthcare systems, and scientific advancements, ...
Rise of Industrial East Asia and Its Implications for the Developing World
24 Apr - 01 May, 1998
The policies for economic growth devised and implemented by East Asia have been admired throughout the world. As a result, several well-known studies have examined the "East Asian Miracle" in economic terms. This session will not only analyze the varied economic components of the high performance nations ...
The Contemporary Novel
21 Mar - 28 Mar, 1998
The novel has been described as the most effective agent of the moral imagination, a literary genre that allows the novelist not only to represent, but also to criticize and question life in society. An art form that has by turns been hailed, lambasted, proclaimed dead, revived, deconstructed, and minimized, ...
Sustainable Rural Community Development
07 Feb - 14 Feb, 1998
Rural populations around the globe face enormous challenges as they strive to sustain the well-being of their communities. The foundation of any nation, rural communities need purposeful and deliberate social and economic investments in order to develop and survive in the face of problems such as out-migration, ...
Freeman Foundation Symposium
01 Jun - 01 Jun, 1998

Defining Peace in the Contemporary World
31 Jan - 04 Feb, 1998

Management and Leadership of Russian Universities
29 Nov - 03 Dec, 1998
November/December 98 Symposium (Russia)
Perspectives on Autonomy: Academic Systems, Goals and Social Responsibilities
06 Sep - 11 Sep, 1998
September 98 Symposium (CEE)
The Development of Russian Universities in a Regional Context
06 Jun - 11 Jun, 1998
June 98 Symposium (Russia)
Perspectives on Autonomy: Academic Systems, Goals and Social Responsibilities
18 Apr - 22 Apr, 1998
April 98 Symposium (CEE)
Higher Education Reform: An Assessment
24 Jan - 28 Jan, 1998
January 98 Plenary Meeting
International Inst of Labour and Social Sciences
14 Dec - 18 Dec, 1998

1999

China and the Global Community

04 Dec - 04 Dec, 1999
The sustained process of modernization and reform in China during the past decade has dramatically altered the domestic landscape and, consequently, China's role in the region and the world. These changes have significant implications for the international community and warrant thoughtful examination ...
Race and Ethnicity: Social Change through Public Awareness
16 Oct - 16 Oct, 1999
Ethnic and racial diversity exists in virtually every society, and, within these societies, there are minority groups that suffer discrimination. In some countries, legal barriers are erected to prevent equality; in others, a democratic system can often mask social and cultural barriers that exclude ...
The Arts, Religion, and the Shaping of Culture
04 Sep - 11 Sep, 1999
The relationship between religion and the arts is as old as human experience itself. Indeed for most of human history, the relationship was so close it was simply assumed – and practiced. In much of the world that relationship still remains, and even in the west it may be closer than first impressions ...
Personal Responsibility of Judges
31 Jul - 07 Aug, 1999
The rule of law in a democratic society depends upon an independent and authoritative judiciary to interpret and apply the law as impartial arbiter between individuals and between the citizen of the State. It is incumbent upon legislatures and governments to secure the necessary conditions in which ...
Scientific Development and the Democratic Process
16 Jun - 23 Jun, 1999
This session will consider the impact of the democratization process on science and the impact and role of science in a democratic society. Participants will begin the week by looking at ways in which democracy in a society can either enhance or impede the progress of science, and, conversely, ways ...
Costs and Benefits of the Free Market System
09 May - 19 May, 1999
The combined forces of globalization, democratization, technological change, and expanding market capitalism are redefining political, social, and economic dynamics around the world. In the post-Cold War era, governments are privatizing, liberalizing, and deregulating industries and services at unprecedented ...
Urban Youth
25 Apr - 02 May, 1999
More than forty percent of the world‘s population is under the age of twenty-one, and vast numbers of these young people live in urban areas that often put them at risk for social, economic, environmental and educational disadvantages. Among the most pressing problems facing urban youth are homelessness, ...
The Transatlantic Agenda at the Turn of the Century
20 Mar - 27 Mar, 1999
Relations between Europe and the United States have evolved significantly over the past decade as a result of the end of the Cold War, the continuing consolidation and enlargement of the European Union, the expansion of NATO, and the increasing interpendence of a globalized world economy. One response ...
The Independent Sector: Building on the Past and Looking to the Future
06 Feb - 06 Mar, 1999
Over the last decade, there has been a dramatic rise in the number of non-governmental and civil society organizations working around the world. As this number has increased so have the responsibilities that these organizations have taken on - from influencing public policy and advocating the growth ...
Sustainability, Education, and Management of Change in the Tropics
22 Aug - 27 Aug, 1999
This project, convened by EARTH College and the Salzburg Seminar, in cooperation with Noragric, Centre for International Environment and Development Studies at the Agricultural University of Norway, was initially conceived by a group of international participants attending Salzburg Seminar Session 338, ...
Freeman: East Asia-United States
31 May - 06 Jun, 1999
The Freeman Foundation Symposia have been created to bring together alumni of the Salzburg Seminar from the United States and from East Asia for an open exchange of ideas on issues of mutual relevance, thereby fostering close--and hopefully lasting--links between those involved. The second of this series ...
Globalization and the University: A Leadership Development Seminar
18 Nov - 23 Nov, 1999

The overarching theme of the 1999 symposia has been globalization and its effects on institutions. (The term "university" should be understood as shorthand for the increasingly broad spectrum of higher education institutions.) The symposia have examined this phenomenon through the prism of the ...

Globalization and the University
02 Oct - 06 Oct, 1999
October 99 Symposium (CEE)
The Responsive and Innovative Russian University: Universities and their Role in National and Regional Development
02 Jul - 07 Jul, 1999
The overarching theme of the 1999 symposia has been globalization and its effects on institutions. (The term "university" should be understood as shorthand for the increasingly broad spectrum of higher education institutions.) The symposia have examined this phenomenon through the prism of the five ...
Globalization and the University
10 Apr - 14 Apr, 1999
April 99 Symposium (CEE)
Globalization and the University
23 Jan - 27 Jan, 1999

This convocation begins the third year of the Salzburg Seminar’s Universities Project. During the years 1997 and 1998, a total of nine sessions were held, involving over two hundred participants representing universities, government, and the independent sector in thirty countries of North America, ...

New Bulgarian University
14 Nov - 18 Nov, 1999

Technical University of Liberec
31 Oct - 04 Nov, 1999

Novosibirsk State Technical University
24 Oct - 30 Oct, 1999

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University
19 Oct - 22 Oct, 1999

Ural State University
13 Jun - 18 Jun, 1999

Kazan State University
06 Jun - 12 Jun, 1999

Masaryk University
24 May - 28 May, 1999

Petrozavodsk State University
14 Apr - 22 Apr, 1999

University of Wroclaw
06 Apr - 10 Apr, 1999

J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek
27 Jan - 31 Jan, 1999

Needs Assessment and Case Study for Democratic Fiscal Decentralization Project in Estonia
18 Jan - 22 Jan, 1999

Warsaw School of Economics
04 Jan - 08 Jan, 1999

2000

Asian Economies: Regional and Global Relationships

02 Dec - 09 Dec, 2000
As the Asia-Pacific region recovers from economic crisis, the area will again come to be seen as a global economic force analogous to North America and Europe. An outgrowth of the Seminar’s recent series, The Rise of Industrial East and Southeast Asia and Its Implications for the Developing World, ...
Mass Media in the Age of Globalization
11 Oct - 18 Oct, 2000
The high tech revolution has significantly altered the way the public obtains its news and information, and has deprived the mass media of its traditional monopoly. The media and the practice of journalism, however, have been slow to adjust to the Internet and the global ramifications produced by the ...
Youth and Civic Participation: Models for Engagement
06 Sep - 13 Sep, 2000
In recent decades, young people have been at the forefront of many of the world’s most dramatic political, economic, and social transformations. At the same time, there has also been a notable sense of disillusionment and alienation among the young concerning many of these political, economic, and social ...
Transnational Perspectives on Intellectual Property and Communication Law
02 Aug - 09 Aug, 2000
The rapid development of the Internet and other advanced communication links has engendered legal problems of unprecedented worldwide dimensions. This session will examine efforts to fashion a suitable framework to govern transnational electronic transactions, with particular focus on implications for ...
Biotechnology: Policy Issues and Regulatory Frameworks
12 Jul - 19 Jul, 2000
Few scientific developments have been more vigorously debated than current advances in biotechnology. While gene modification promises dramatic opportunities for enhancing healthcare and agricultural production and offers new possibilities for the chemical and manufacturing industries, these same developments ...
Alternate Systems and Structures for Higher Education: Public Needs and Institutional Response for the 21st Century
01 Jul - 08 Jul, 2000
Although cities have conventionally been viewed as places of dehumanization plagued by excessive crime, pollution, and decay, there is another dimension. The human energy that generates so many social problems is also responsible for an extraordinary array of benefits. Concentrated urban populations ...
The Entrepreneurial City
13 Jun - 20 Jun, 2000
Although cities have conventionally been viewed as places of dehumanization plagued by excessive crime, pollution, and decay, there is another dimension. The human energy that generates so many social problems is also responsible for an extraordinary array of benefits. Concentrated urban populations ...
Who Will Control the Food System?
05 May - 12 May, 2000
As the increasing demand for food places unprecedented pressure on the planet’s resources, debates intensify about ways in which these needs can be met in the coming decades. Some argue that agro-chemicals, biotechnology, and sophisticated “industrial scale” strategies will provide solutions; others ...
The Social and Economic Determinants of the Public's Health
05 Apr - 12 Apr, 2000
When one views the state of health among the general population in a given society, large discrepancies among various segments become strikingly apparent. These disparities are due in great part to myriad social and economic factors, including unequal access to economic resources, education, social ...
European Paradox: Integration and Disintegration
22 Mar - 29 Mar, 2000
As Europe enters the new millennium, both integrative and disintegrative processes will shape its future. On the one hand, the European Union (EU) will undoubtedly continue on its steady course of unprecedented social, political, and economic unification. On the other hand, unsettling disintegrative ...
Shakespeare Around the Globe
23 Feb - 01 Mar, 2000
One of the most remarkable facts, and challenging mysteries, in the ever-surprising world of literature is the astonishing durability of the works of William Shakespeare. Why is it that his plays, written four hundred years ago, are more frequently performed in theaters all around the world than those ...
Leadership Advisory Group Meeting
21 Oct - 24 Oct, 2000

Sustainability, Education, and Management of Change in the Tropics
05 Aug - 12 Aug, 2000
This special session will be the second in a series convened in partnership with EARTH University and in cooperation with Noragric, Centre for International Environment and Development Studies at the Agricultural University of Norway http://www.changetropics.org. ...
Vilar Arts Management Weekend
21 Jul - 23 Jul, 2000
Open Discussion of Key Issues of Topical and Ongoing Relevance in the Performing Arts: Feasibility Study for Future Meetings of Arts Administrators
East Asia-The United States: A Search for Common Values
01 Jun - 06 Jun, 2000
The third in a series of three special sessions, all focused on the issue of East Asia–The United States: A Search for Common Values, this symposium will bring together alumni from East Asia, who have attended Salzburg Seminar core sessions under the auspices of the Freeman Foundation, with Seminar ...
Globalization and the University: A Perspective on the Baltic Sea Region
25 Nov - 30 Nov, 2000
The overarching theme of the 2000 symposia has been globalization and its effects on universities. (The term "university" should be understood as shorthand for the increasingly broad spectrum of higher education institutions, or HEIs. These terms are used largely interchangeably in this report.) The ...
An Outlook on Universities in a Globalizing World
23 Sep - 27 Sep, 2000
The overarching theme of the 2000 symposia has been globalization and its effects on universities. (The term “university” should be understood as shorthand for the increasingly broad spectrum of higher education institutions, or HEIs. These terms are used largely interchangeably in this report.) ...
The Regional Role of Russian Universities in the Context of Globalization
15 Apr - 20 Apr, 2000
The overarching theme of the 2000 symposia is globalization and its effects on institutions. (The term "university" should be understood as shorthand for the increasingly broad spectrum of higher education institutions.) The symposia have examined this phenomenon through the prism of the five Universities ...
Invitational Meeting on "Ten Years After and Looking Ahead: A Review of the Transformation of Higher Education in Central and Eastern Europe"
12 Apr - 15 Apr, 2000

The Impact of Globalization on Higher Education
02 Feb - 06 Feb, 2000

The overarching theme of the 1999 symposia was globalization and its effects on institutions. Due to the relevance of this issue facing universities today, the Universities Project is continuing the theme of globalization at its symposia in 2000. As in 1999, the symposia will examine this ...

Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
26 Nov - 01 Dec, 2000

Kaunas University of Technology
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2000

Klaipeda University
16 Oct - 20 Oct, 2000

Perm State University
02 Oct - 07 Oct, 2000

Novosibirsk State University
11 Sep - 16 Sep, 2000

Tomsk State University
09 Jul - 14 Jul, 2000

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
05 Jun - 10 Jun, 2000

Novgorod State University
19 May - 25 May, 2000

University of Zagreb
01 May - 05 May, 2000

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
04 Apr - 08 Apr, 2000

2001

Community Leadership and Policy Change

05 Dec - 12 Dec, 2001
One of the prerequisites of effective policymaking at both national and local levels of government is the need for active participation and involvement of citizen leaders. Policy decisions are usually best when they reflect the needs of the community and provide opportunity for community progress ...
Environment, Energy, and Economics in Asia
14 Nov - 21 Nov, 2001
Asia is economically among the fastest growing regions in the world, and the challenge of maintaining high growth rates while developing measures to protect the environment is confronted by virtually all governmental and corporate sectors in the region. Energy policy, energy needs and alternative energy ...
Biotechnology: Legal, Ethical and Social Issues
14 Oct - 21 Oct, 2001
Advances in biotechnology are proceeding at a breathtaking pace. The human genome has been sequenced; animals have been cloned; genes have been patented; crops are being modified genetically; therapeutic drugs are being developed using new genetic information. These biotechnological developments ...
The Social and Economic Determinants of the Public's Health
26 Sep - 03 Oct, 2001
In every society, there exist discrepancies in the state of health of various segments of its population. These disparities are due in great part to myriad social and economic factors, such as unequal access to economic resources, education, social support systems, and adequate living conditions. ...
International Legal Perspectives on Human Rights
01 Aug - 08 Aug, 2001
In the half Century since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly, significant progress has been made in the codification of human rights within the framework of international law. Still, violations throughout the world remain a grim testament ...
Linking Theory and Practice in Nonprofit Leadership and Management
11 Jul - 18 Jul, 2001
Higher education has only recently discovered the independent sector as a critical social force requiring study, new knowledge, and education. Many non-profits have struggled to provide the basic programs and services central to their missions, while believing that they do not have the capacity to ...
Sustaining Democracy in the Modern World
12 Jun - 19 Jun, 2001
One of the most profound developments of the final years of the 20th century was global democratization. Popular participation in political processes is now deeper and wider--that is, more thoroughgoing in the established democracies, and more far-reaching across the globe--than at any time in human ...
Museums in the 21st Century
16 May - 23 May, 2001
Museums around the world are in a state of flux and ferment. Architecturally dramatic and daring new museums are being built. Museums are increasingly viewed in the context of tourism, with visitor numbers generally on the rise and greater attention being given to the needs and interests of more diverse ...
Patient Safety and Medical Error
25 Apr - 02 May, 2001
Concern for patient safety has grown worldwide as studies indicate a high rate of injury to patients from the healthcare services that are intended to help them. In the United States, it is estimated that tens of thousands of people die each year in hospitals alone due to medical errors. These injuries ...
Europe in the Global Community: Economics, Diplomacy, and Security
21 Mar - 28 Mar, 2001
Is Europe now on its way to becoming a unified global player in economics, politics, and security? The origins of modern European cooperation occurred in the realm of economics, where it has now achieved its highest expression with the introduction of a common currency. Yet the emergence of the euro ...
Sustainability, Education, and Management of Change Revisited: The Case of Africa 2
23 Oct - 24 Oct, 2001

Salzburg Seminar/Fetzer Institute Local and Community Leadership: Looking Within
05 Sep - 09 Sep, 2001
This session will be the first in a series on leadership convened in partnership with the Fetzer Institute. The series is devoted to the exploration of leadership in a cross-cultural context and will enable participants from across the globe to better understand the leadership challenges in the 21st ...
Opera: Management and the Classical Performing Arts
25 Jul - 29 Jul, 2001
The first in a series of arts management sessions generously funded by Alberto Vilar, this session focused specifically on opera companies. Approximately 40 senior executives of leading opera companies in Europe, Russia and the United States gathered to exchange ideas and best practices in audience ...
Higher Education in Emerging Economies: Patterns, Policies & Futures into the 21st Century
07 Jul - 11 Jul, 2001
Without the reform and revitalization of their higher education systems, the developing countries will find it increasingly difficult to benefit from the global knowledge economy. ...
Globalization and Higher Education - Dartmouth College Special Session
27 Jun - 30 Jun, 2001
Dartmouth College, in consultation with the Salzburg Seminar's Universities Project, is coordinating a series of conferences that will examine the impact of globalization on the university by bringing together high-level administrators and faculty from select institutions. The goal of the conference ...
East Asia-The United States: A Search for Common Values
01 Jun - 06 Jun, 2001
The fourth in a series of special sessions, all devoted to the issue of “East Asia – The United States: A Search for Common Values,” this symposium will bring together alumni ...
Sustainability, Education, and Management of Change Revisited: The Case of Asia 1
03 Apr - 04 Apr, 2001

Sustainability, Education, and Management of Change Revisited: The Case of Africa 1
26 Mar - 27 Mar, 2001

Shaping and Influencing the Regional Policy Agenda
22 Feb - 27 Feb, 2001

Placing Universities in a Social Context
07 Nov - 11 Nov, 2001
Throughout the last century higher education in North America and in Europe has served as one of the most powerful catalysts of social transformation and of upward social mobility. More recently, however, universities have increasingly come to reflect the marketplace and an “enterprise culture” responding ...
Universities and Social Transformation
12 Sep - 16 Sep, 2001
Throughout the last century higher education in North America and in Europe has served as one of the most powerful catalysts of social transformation and of upward social mobility. More recently, however, universities have increasingly become liable to the paradigm of the market and an “enterprise culture” ...
The Development of the Regional Role and Contribution of Russian Universities in the Context of the Globalization of Higher Education
03 Apr - 08 Apr, 2001
Symposium Objectives:

  • Understand the themes of this particular meeting in the context of previous Universities Project discussions, and the evolving nature of the Russian university system.
  • Consider the role and effectiveness of universities in terms of a broad spectrum of social ...
Social and Civic Responsibilities of the University
14 Feb - 18 Feb, 2001
The 16th Universities Project (UP) symposium, which took place in February, 2001, was the first in the series of UP symposia under the new umbrella theme for this year, “Social and Civic Responsibilities of the University.” Following on the very successful and timely theme of “Globalization of the ...
Warmia and Mazury University
12 Nov - 16 Nov, 2001

Ural State Technical University
30 Sep - 05 Oct, 2001

National Technical University of Ukraine
17 Sep - 22 Sep, 2001

Far Eastern State University
09 Sep - 16 Sep, 2001

Yakutsk State University
10 Aug - 15 Aug, 2001

Bashkir State University
18 Jun - 23 Jun, 2001

Jagiellonian University
11 Jun - 15 Jun, 2001

Buryat State University
10 Jun - 15 Jun, 2001

Masaryk University (2)
20 May - 23 May, 2001

University of Latvia
23 Apr - 27 Apr, 2001

University of Rijeka
19 Mar - 23 Mar, 2001

2002

Law as a Catalyst of Change in Asia

04 Dec - 11 Dec, 2002
The rule of law will become the hallmark of the new Asia in this century. Since time immemorial, the catalysts for major social and historical change in Asia have been war, technology, religion and, more recently, mercantile adventurism. The early 21st Century will bear witness to yet another paradigmatic ...
The Politics of Water - Addressing Fresh Water Scarcity
16 Oct - 23 Oct, 2002
Fresh water is unquestionably the most vital environmental resource we have – quite simply, life cannot be sustained without it – and it is becoming ever more scarce. It is estimated that in the next 15 – 25 years nearly half of the world’s population will live in areas lacking access to sufficient ...
From Page to Screen: Adapting Literature to Film
10 Sep - 17 Sep, 2002
Many of the most exciting and acclaimed films today are based on classic and modern literature, ranging from works by William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and Henry James, to novels by some of the world’s most acclaimed contemporary authors. In adapting a work from page to screen, the plot and characters ...
Globalization and the Development of Transnational Legal Services
17 Aug - 22 Aug, 2002
will convene an international group of practitioners in Salzburg, Austria. Among the topics to be addressed in this session are the following:
  • Law firm governance techniques to respond to problems highlighted by increasing risk management demands
  • The role and responsibility ...
Euro: Implications for Europe, Implications for the World
07 Aug - 14 Aug, 2002
Europe’s new single currency represents the consolidation and culmination of European economic integration, a process launched more than a decade ago. The most important economic event since the adoption of flexible exchange rates in the early 1970s, the introduction of the Euro as legal tender in day-to-day ...
Trends and Innovations in Health Professions Education: Building Comprehensive and Sustainable Reforms
03 Jul - 10 Jul, 2002
In recent decades, healthcare systems have been scrutinized and criticized for failing to meet the real needs of communities. Key among factors cited as responsible for that dissatisfaction are the inadequacies of the education of health professionals, including a lack of concern for a holistic approach, ...
The Global Entrepreneurial City
18 Jun - 25 Jun, 2002
In the last decade, cities have emerged as key players in an increasingly globalized world. They have become centers for socio-economic development as well as engines for promoting global commerce. Whereas transnational activity was once channeled primarily through central governments, many cities ...
Achieving Food Security Through Community-based Food Systems
01 May - 08 May, 2002
Despite international efforts to eradicate hunger and a commitment by national governments to achieve universal food security, it is estimated that more than eight hundred million people, most of them children, do not have access to adequate nutrition. Various approaches to achieving food security ...
Global Economic Institutions: Change, Dialogue and Public Policy
17 Apr - 24 Apr, 2002
During the last decade of the twentieth century, the forces of globalization came under increased scrutiny from governments, financial institutions, and concerned citizens and citizen-groups alike. As the reach of global economic institutions expands, the ability of national governments to regulate—or ...
Influence, Values, and Professional Responsibility in the News Media
20 Mar - 27 Mar, 2002
It is an axiom of democratic thought that open and unfettered access to information and freedom of expression is one of the pillars upon which freedom rests. In many parts of the world – under democratic regimes or not -- such journalistic conditions are hardly axiomatic, and the professional context ...
Improving Access to Healthcare and Human Services: Elements of Success
06 Mar - 13 Mar, 2002
There is a universal need for the improvement of quality healthcare and greater access to human services. Although improvements can be seen in areas such as broader availability of childhood vaccinations and the recent success in some developing countries to purchase HIV/AIDS treatment drugs at cost, ...
Michigan Council for Arts and Cutural Affairs: Communities & Culture
17 Nov - 20 Nov, 2002

Relationships in Healthcare: Leadership From Within
05 Oct - 10 Oct, 2002
The purpose of the Leadership Project is to focus specifically on often under-explored, introspective aspects of leadership by bringing together participants from around the world and providing a framework that will allow them to reflect deeply and thoughtfully on the ethical, moral, and spiritual aspects ...
Sustainability, Education, and Management of Change in the Tropics - Maejo University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
29 Sep - 05 Oct, 2002
Maejo University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

The fourth of five seminars in a series entitled "Sustainability, Education and the Management of Change in the Tropics" will be convened at Maejo University in Thailand, September 29 - October 5, 2002.

This series is co-convened by the Salzburg Seminar ...

Salzburg Seminar - Alberto Vilar Project on Management and the Classical Performing Arts: Symphonies
31 Jul - 05 Aug, 2002
PROJECT DESCRIPTION

With a generous gift from Alberto Vilar, the Seminar is conducting a series of sessions convening managers and directors of some of the most highly regarded performing arts organizations in Europe, Russia and the United States. A feasibility study in 2000 led to a 2001 ...

East Asia-The United States: A Search for Common Values
01 Jun - 06 Jun, 2002
The fifth in a series of special sessions this symposium will bring together Seminar alumni from the eighteen Freeman partner universities in East and Southeast Asia with Seminar alumni from selected American universities. The purpose of the series is to allow East Asian academics and their American ...
Sustainability, Education, and Management of Change in the Tropics - Jinja, Uganda
11 May - 18 May, 2002
Uganda

This series is co-convened by the Salzburg Seminar and EARTH University, in collaboration with Noragric (Center for International Environment and Development Studies at the Agricultural University of Norway) to explore the potential of innovative educational models to foster sustainable ...

Sustainability, Education, and Management of Change Revisited: The Case of Asia 2
09 Apr - 11 Apr, 2002
Bogor, Indonesia

The series “Sustainability, Education and the Management of Change in the Tropics” is co-convened by the Salzburg Seminar and EARTH University, in collaboration with Noragric (Center for International Environment and Development Studies at the Agricultural University of Norway) ...

Leadership Project II
02 Feb - 07 Feb, 2002
The purpose of the Leadership Project is to focus specifically on often under-explored, introspective aspects of leadership by bringing together participants from around the world and providing a framework that will allow them to reflect deeply and thoughtfully on the ethical, moral, and spiritual aspects ...
The Funding of Higher Education
20 Nov - 24 Nov, 2002
One of the most serious policy questions higher education faces today is whether and how we can accommodate and effectively educate the growing numbers of young people in a system whose share of the tax base is steadily eroding. Without new ways of financing higher education, universities will continue ...
Academic Career Patterns
17 Sep - 22 Sep, 2002
This was the fourth symposium of the Universities Project (UP) to feature a more junior-level group of some 40 participants, mostly from universities and some from organizations in Europe and North America that are closely associated with the UP. The main rationale of convening these meetings was to ...
Implementation of the Reform Strategy in Russian Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities
09 Apr - 14 Apr, 2002
dimension of regional economic development, equal opportunities and access, the advent of ICT-based learning, student as consumer, and the provision of education to geographically distant and sparsely populated areas. (2) The second is related to the publication of the “Education Policy at the ...
The Meanings of Autonomy: University Governance Reconsidered
13 Feb - 17 Feb, 2002
It was the goal of this symposium to unravel some layers and underlying assumptions about the concept of academic autonomy as a guiding principle for the way in which higher education institutions pursue their purposes and objectives. While the notion of autonomy seems to receive almost universal approval ...
Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation: The International History Initiative
15 Feb - 16 Feb, 2002
The Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs and Elazar Barkan, of Claremont Graduate University, initiated the International History Initiative in 2001. The first meeting with the support of an advisors group of distinguished historians took place on February 15-16, 2002, at the Pocantico ...
New Bulgarian University (2)
02 Dec - 06 Dec, 2002

Baku State University
12 Nov - 17 Nov, 2002

University of Nyiregyháza
11 Nov - 15 Nov, 2002

University of the West Timisoara
21 Oct - 25 Oct, 2002

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu (2)
21 Oct - 25 Oct, 2002

Chuvash State University
13 Oct - 18 Oct, 2002

Tbilisi State University
27 Sep - 03 Oct, 2002

Mordovian State University
09 Sep - 14 Sep, 2002

St. Petersburg State Pedagogical University
01 Jul - 07 Jul, 2002

Belarusian State University
17 Jun - 21 Jun, 2002

Belgorod State University
11 May - 16 May, 2002

Yerevan State University
30 Apr - 06 May, 2002

Novosibirsk State Technical University (2)
21 Apr - 26 Apr, 2002

Budapest University of Technology and Economics(2)
01 Apr - 05 Apr, 2002

Babes Bolyai University
04 Mar - 08 Mar, 2002

Adam Mickiewicz University
18 Feb - 22 Feb, 2002

2003

Changing Concepts of Security in East Asia

03 Dec - 10 Dec, 2003
Nearly a decade has passed since the end of the Cold War, and yet significant security concerns remain unresolved in East Asia. Security issues and alliances in Asia, always complex and in flux, have become even more so in light of increased uncertainty on the Korean peninsula and new, as well as continuing, ...
Environmental Policy and Public Dialogue
16 Nov - 23 Nov, 2003
A decade after the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, there is a growing awareness of the need for new models of cooperation in environmental policy-making. As the world struggles to find ways to safeguard environmental quality, the role of non-state actors, whether from the private sector or civil society, ...
Engaging Youth in Community Development
22 Oct - 29 Oct, 2003
While undoubtedly true that today’s youth will be tomorrow’s leaders, it is increasingly clear that many youth already have the skills, drive, and commitment to be among today’s change-makers. Contrary to the negative image of “problem youth” that is often all too prominent, many young people are actively ...
Social and Economic Dimensions of Human Rights
06 Aug - 13 Aug, 2003
Just over 50 years ago, the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights sought to guarantee economic and social well-being, as well as civil and political freedom. While the commitment to freedom has largely been enshrined in domestic and international law, the commitment to economic and social issues ...
The Cultural, Civic, and Economic Purposes of Higher Education
12 Jul - 19 Jul, 2003 (Session 411)
was the result of a dual process of industrialization and democratization; which required the cultivation of a more highly skilled workforce and of socially mobile citizens. Higher education has been and continues to be a prime agent of shaping the contemporary societies in which we live. This ...
Capitalizing on our Differences: Leadership Across Cultural Boundaries and Geographic Borders in a Global Society
02 Jul - 09 Jul, 2003
Even as international trade and technological innovation are helping to create a global society, the world seems at the same time to be more fragmented and divided. As we struggle with diversity, we are often tempted to forego inclusiveness to create more exclusive special interest groups invested ...
Migration, Race, and Ethnicity in Europe
17 Jun - 24 Jun, 2003
In the wake of monetary union, questions about further cultural and political integration now loom large as the European Union looks to the future. A number of troubling demographic indicators have recently placed particular concern on issues regarding the labor force, worker mobility and economic expansion. ...
Contemporary American Literature
02 Apr - 09 Apr, 2003
Since the late 1960s, social, political, and technological changes throughout the world have accelerated the cultural diversity of many nations. In the United States, the migration and immigration of millions from around the world, have transformed the demographics and culture of the nation. This session ...
Professional Responsibility in the News Media
19 Mar - 26 Mar, 2003
The Committee to Protect Journalists recently reported that 37 journalists were killed and 118 imprisoned in 2001. The numbers represent an alarming continuation of a pattern of attacks on the press, providing a grim reminder that freedom to report, publish, and broadcast comes at a high price in many ...
The Role of NGOs in the Health of Communities: Creative Partnerships
26 Feb - 05 Mar, 2003
Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have become an essential part of the social and economic fabric of societies around the world, serving as a voice for the people and a catalyst for change. NGOs are often able to mobilize resources and form partnerships among themselves, governments and businesses ...
Cultural Institutions in Transition: Making the Case for Culture
03 Oct - 07 Oct, 2003
FOCUS Cultural institutions around the world face important new challenges to their financial sustainability, their organizational structures and their social relevance. This is especially true in Russia and the countries of Eastern Europe. While the political and social changes in each of these ...
Sustainability, Education, and Management of Change in the Tropics - Oslo, Norway
02 Sep - 05 Sep, 2003
Sustainability, Education and the Management of Change (SEMCIT) is a multi-year project co-convened by the Salzburg Seminar and EARTH University, in collaboration with Noragric (Center for International Environment and Development Studies at the Agricultural University of Norway), to explore the potential ...
East Asia - The United States: A Search for Common Values
01 Jun - 06 Jun, 2003
The sixth in a series of special sessions, this symposium will bring together Seminar alumni from the twenty ...
VAP Evaluation Meeting 2003
07 May - 11 May, 2003

Salzburg Seminar - Fetzer Institute Leadership Project: Political Leadership
01 Feb - 06 Feb, 2003
Whether serving the public as an elected official or working for the public good in other capacities, public servants are sometimes subject to tensions between their private values and their public responsibilities. Public accountability is meant to restrain the exercise of personal prerogative; yet, ...
Sustainability, Education, and Management of Change Revisited: The Case of Asia 3
23 Jan - 25 Jan, 2003

Similarities, Differences and Points of Convergence: Transatlantic Perspectives on Higher Education
12 Mar - 16 Mar, 2003
The 24th symposium of the Universities Project was the final event of the six-year funding cycle granted by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation in 1997. The goal of the symposium was to convene a group of those individuals who had worked closely with the Universities Project since its inception ...
RHEP 02 - University Strategic Planning in a Context of Regionalization of Russian Higher Education (A Session on Strategic Planning Best Practices)
17 Dec - 21 Dec, 2003
The Russian Higher Education Program is a joint program with the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation. The topic for this session is prompted by the need for Russian university leadership to consider practical aspects of strategic planning in the context of universities' growing ...
RHEP 01 - Russian Universities in a Global World: Issues and Challenges of Becoming a Part of the European Higher Education Area
07 Oct - 12 Oct, 2003
The Russian Higher Education Program is a joint program with the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation. In 2003, the Salzburg Seminar ...
Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation: The Burden of History: World War II Memory and Polish-Jewish Reconciliation
03 Apr - 05 Apr, 2003
The Burden of History: World War II Memory and Polish-Jewish Reconciliation
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Trade and Finance Law in a Global World
14 Aug - 17 Aug, 2003
Dr. Peter Eigen, Chairman of Transparency International, will be the keynote speaker. Other speakers include: Dr. Elizabeth Joyce, United Nations Global Program Against Money Laundering in Vienna, Michael Patchett-Joyce, Barrister, Monckton Chambers, London Nico Plasier, Projects Director, Ministry ...
Kazan State Technical University
29 Nov - 04 Dec, 2003

Belarusian State Medical University
10 Nov - 14 Nov, 2003

University of Wroclaw (2)
03 Nov - 07 Nov, 2003

Kaliningrad State University (1)
13 Oct - 18 Oct, 2003

Taganrog State Technical University
07 Jun - 15 Jun, 2003

AINova: Academia Istropolitana Nova
25 May - 28 May, 2003

Matej Bel University
12 May - 16 May, 2003

St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University (LETI)
03 May - 08 May, 2003

International Independent Ecological-Politological University (IIEPU)
26 Apr - 01 May, 2003

University of Rijeka (2)
07 Apr - 11 Apr, 2003

University of Nis
16 Mar - 21 Mar, 2003

2004

China and the Global Economy

09 Dec - 16 Dec, 2004
Greater China is quickly evolving into a major economic force in the global economy. This session will examine how China's economic coming of age has affected the Asian region, and the world as a whole. What has been the impact of China's WTO accession? How has the Chinese policy of creating "clusters ...
Libraries in the 21st Century
23 Oct - 30 Oct, 2004
The last decade has posed momentous challenges and opportunities to libraries worldwide, dramatically recasting the future for traditional institutions and presenting complex choices for new organizations. The rapidity of technological innovation and the quickly expanded importance of electronic information ...
Multicultural Health
19 Sep - 26 Sep, 2004 (Session 421)
As communities become increasingly diverse, it is critical that healthcare and human services effectively respond to the needs of multicultural populations, paying particular attention to minority and marginalized populations. This response will require adapting both medical systems and personnel behaviors ...
Trade, Aid, and Development: Policy Tools for Poverty Reduction
11 Sep - 18 Sep, 2004
This session has been made possible in part through generous grants from the European Commission's Directorate General for Trade and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

Following the collapse of trade negotiations in Cancun, and as many parts of the international community work to translate ...

Changing Concepts of International Educational Exchange and Mobility
24 Jul - 29 Jul, 2004 (Session 419)
The international mobility of students and professors, once rare, has become an increasingly common aspect of higher education throughout the world. What are the implications of the globalized flow of people in academia? What are the threats facing exchange and mobility programs in the current security ...
Reinventing the West: Redefining the Transatlantic Relationship
14 Jun - 21 Jun, 2004
Does "the West" still exist? Between 1989 and 2003, have we moved from a world with two Europes and one West, to a world with one Europe but two "Wests", an American West and a European West? Recent events have called traditional transatlantic alliances into question, placing them under intense scrutiny ...
Strengthening Democracy and Governance: Women and Political Power
26 Apr - 03 May, 2004 (Session 417)
Women have made significant strides in the exercise of political power in recent time. Nevertheless, women remain underrepresented at most levels of government in nearly all countries around the world. This has ramifications for the smooth and optimal functioning of democracy and impacts the ability ...
Ethics in News Reporting and Editing
18 Feb - 25 Feb, 2004
In recent years, the news media have come to face an increasing number of social, political, technological, and economic pressures: the response of the media to the challenges and opportunities of the internet; the conduct of the media during war; the relationship between the media and government, ...
Education, Civil Society and Sustainability in Transition Countries: Looking Back; Going Forward
28 Nov - 01 Dec, 2004
On November 28 - December 1, 2004, the Salzburg Seminar will conduct a conference in Salzburg entitled Education, Civil Society and Sustainability in Transition Countries. This conference will bring together senior administrators who are engaged in youth, civil society and higher education projects ...
Global Issues: Roles and Responsibilities of Adult Education
07 Aug - 14 Aug, 2004
This session will bring together leaders in adult and continuing education with content experts on particular global issues to engage in dialogue about the future role of adult and continuing education in addressing global concerns. Through this exchange, the participating educators will develop a deeper ...
East Asia - The United States: A Search for Common Values
01 Jun - 06 Jun, 2004
The seventh in a series of special sessions, this symposium will bring together Seminar alumni from the twenty Freeman partner universities in East and Southeast Asia with Seminar alumni from selected American universities. The purpose of the series is to allow East Asian academics and their American ...
Cultural Institutions in Transition
24 Mar - 28 Mar, 2004
Cultural institutions around the world face important new challenges to their financial sustainability, their organizational structures and their social relevance. This is especially true in Russia and the countries of Eastern Europe. While the political and social changes in each of these countries ...
International Study Program - Community Colleges as sites of Global Citizenship
17 Jul - 24 Jul, 2004
In an age of new international tensions and shifting global alliances, the need for Americans to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than their own, and to view world events from a variety of perspectives, has become increasingly critical. In response to this need, ...
International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World
16 May - 22 May, 2004
In an age of new international tensions and shifting global alliances, the need for Americans to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than their own, and to view world events from a variety of perspectives, has become increasingly critical. In response to this need, ...
International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World (Miami Dade)
06 Mar - 13 Mar, 2004
In an age of new international tensions and shifting global alliances, the need for Americans to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than their own, and to view world events from a variety of perspectives, has become increasingly critical. In response to this need, ...
Salzburg : A Cultural and Historical Exploration
24 May - 31 May, 2004
Distinctive cultural and educational experiences for the discerning traveler.
RHEP 03 - Higher Education Governance in Russia and CIS Countries: Assessing the Alternatives
20 Mar - 24 Mar, 2004
The Russian Higher Education Program is a joint program with the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation. In 2003, in response to the need for continued engagement, the Salzburg Seminar and the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation initiated a five-year partnership (2003-2008) ...
Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation: Northern Ireland Conference
15 Oct - 18 Oct, 2004
Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation The Practical Application of History for the Contemporary World NORTHERN IRELAND PROJECT SUMMARY: The Northern Ireland Project of the IHJR engages prominent historians and public figures from Northern Ireland, and other countries ...
Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation: Middle East Conference
08 Oct - 11 Oct, 2004
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Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation: Historical Memories of Cooperation, Conflict and Reconciliation in Uganda
07 Jul - 09 Jul, 2004
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Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation: Israeli- Palestinian Historical Commission
16 Jan - 18 Jan, 2004
The first Israeli-Palestinian Historical Commission meeting took place in San Diego, California from January 16-18, 2004. The participants were Israeli and Palestian historians teaching at different universities in the USA. For a report please contact: Dr. Elazar Barkan Professor of History Claremont ...
Salzburg Seminar American Studies Alumni Association: America in Our Time
02 Sep - 05 Sep, 2004
The Salzburg Seminar is pleased to announce a new Alumni Association dedicated to American Studies: SSASAA (Salzburg Seminar American Studies Alumni Association.) SSASAA is open to all Seminar alumni interested in the field of American Studies. The first meeting will be held at the Schloss on September ...
LAWSS-Legal Alumni Web of the Salzburg Seminar: European Law and Legal Institutions
04 Jul - 08 Jul, 2004
The 2004 LAWSS symposium will focus on the practical implications of the European Union's new Constitution and the expansion of the legal and financial sectors. A number of prominent speakers will review the impact of the Constitution and the expansion of the EU on current and future member countries, ...
SCUPAD Congress 2004: The Open City: Its Allies and Enemies
13 May - 16 May, 2004
The 2004 Congress on The Open City will examine the physical, social, cultural, demographic, economic and political aspects of the larger cities that face risks and potentials by being more and more open for influxes from the outside. Included are case studies about cities, plenary discussions, and ...
Sochi Branch RUDN
12 Jun - 17 Jun, 2004

National Technical University of Ukraine (2)
31 May - 04 Jun, 2004

Alexandru Ioan Coza University (2)
17 May - 21 May, 2004

Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service
15 May - 20 May, 2004

Krasnoyarsk State University
10 May - 14 May, 2004

Kaunas University of Technology (2)
03 May - 07 May, 2004

University of Zagreb (2)
12 Apr - 16 Apr, 2004

Novosibirsk State University (2)
31 Mar - 04 Apr, 2004

University of Novi Sad
15 Mar - 19 Mar, 2004

2005

The Asian Energy Challenge and Implications for OECD-Asia, the United States, and Europe

03 Dec - 08 Dec, 2005
As part of its East Asian Program, the Salzburg Seminar is proposing a special project on The East Asian Energy Challenge and Implications for Europe and the United States. The impetus for launching a series of sessions on this topic has emerged from the expressed concern about the increased energy ...
Early Childhood Development: Improving Linkages between Research, Practice and Policy
05 Oct - 12 Oct, 2005
Children are enormously resilient - responding and adapting quickly to changing circumstances, learning and growing in even the most difficult situations, drawing upon reserves and strengths we still don't fully understand. However, children are also highly vulnerable, particularly in the earliest ...
Architecture and Public Life
23 Jul - 29 Jul, 2005
Architecture is about the built environment, but it is also much more: architecture provides the physical framework for all human activity and thus shapes the way we live and interact with each other. Architecture is the interface between the human and the physical environment. It gives structure ...
Beyond E-Government: Government for the Third Millennium
05 Jul - 10 Jul, 2005
After sixty years of investment in the computerization of public services, and more than a decade of investment in applying Internet technologies to government, e-government in the new millennium is finally coming of age. The countries that have been at the leading edge of the e-government journey have ...
The European Union: Challenges of Integration and Expansion
29 Jun - 04 Jul, 2005
The last fifteen years have been a period of extraordinary consequence for Europe-and yet the coming decade has the potential to rival it in terms of historical importance. The central question of the years ahead is whether the extraordinary growth and maturation of the European Union will continue, ...
The World Trade Negotiations: The Politics of Economics and Trade
05 Jun - 10 Jun, 2005
Since its inception, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has weathered considerable challenges, ranging from massive public demonstrations to deep criticism in the press to the near collapse of negotiations among its member countries. Nevertheless, the WTO has reached its 10-year anniversary intact, ...
East Asia - The United States: A Search for Common Values
13 Jun - 18 Jun, 2005
This symposium will bring together Seminar alumni from the twenty Freeman partner universities in East and Southeast Asia with Seminar alumni from selected American universities. The purpose of the series is to allow East Asian academics and their American counterparts to build on the relationships ...
The Sustainable Food Laboratory: Design Studio
04 Apr - 08 Apr, 2005
The Salzburg Seminar is collaborating with the Sustainable Food Laboratory, a project of the Global Leadership Initiative, and hosting the Design Studio phase of the project. The purpose of the Sustainable Food Laboratory is to accelerate the movement of sustainably-produced food from niche to mainstream. ...
Broadcast Media in the 21st Century
04 Feb - 07 Feb, 2005
The Salzburg Seminar in partnership with The Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Imagining the Future Foundation will convene a group of senior reporters and news executives from the US and Arab media to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing news professionals in the contemporary ...
International Study Program - Community Colleges as sites of Global Citizenship
16 Jul - 23 Jul, 2005
In an age of new international tensions and shifting global alliances, the need for Americans to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than their own, and to view world events from a variety of perspectives, has become increasingly critical. In response to this need, ...
International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World
29 May - 05 Jun, 2005
In an age of new international tensions and shifting global alliances, the need for Americans to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than their own, and to view world events from a variety of perspectives, has become increasingly critical. In response to this need, ...
International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World
23 Apr - 30 Apr, 2005
In an age of new international tensions and shifting global alliances, the need for Americans to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than their own, and to view world events from a variety of perspectives, has become increasingly critical. In response to this need, ...
International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World (Miami-Dade College)
05 Mar - 12 Mar, 2005
In an age of new international tensions and shifting global alliances, the need for Americans to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than their own, and to view world events from a variety of perspectives, has become increasingly critical. In response to this need, ...
International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World
01 Jan - 08 Jan, 2005
In an age of new international tensions and shifting global alliances, the need for Americans to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than their own, and to view world events from a variety of perspectives, has become increasingly critical.

In response to this need, ...

Winter Festival at Salzburg Seminar
23 Dec - 30 Dec, 2005
SALZBURG WINTER FESTIVAL DECEMBER 23-30, 2005 A special invitation to Seminar Alumni and families to join us for an unforgettable week during Salzburg's most magical time of year. PRELIMINARY PROGRAM Friday, December 23 Arrival at Schloss Leopoldskron In the evening: Guided tour of the Schloss Welcome ...
RHEP 05 - Universities and Regional Development: Effectively Managing Research and Innovations
14 Dec - 18 Dec, 2005
Universities have emerged as central actors in the knowledge-based economy. No longer confined to their traditional roles of teaching and conducting primary research, they are increasingly viewed as key drivers of innovation and crucial agents of regional development. While the presence of strong universities ...
RHEP 04 - University Research Management and Support: Creating the Framework
09 Apr - 13 Apr, 2005
The Russian Higher Education Program is a joint program with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. In the knowledge-based society and economy, research has become a vital function of a modern university. To respond to new challenges and opportunities that university ...
Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation: IBA Conference Prague
25 Sep - 30 Sep, 2005

Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation: Uganda Historical Commission
01 Mar - 03 Mar, 2005

Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation: Interethnic Relations in the Soviet-Occupied Territories of Poland, 1939-1941
20 Jan - 22 Jan, 2005

Salzburg Seminar American Studies Alumni Association: American Culture in the U.S. and Abroad
01 Sep - 04 Sep, 2005
The 2005 Salzburg Seminar American Studies Alumni Association (SSASAA) Symposium will focus on contemporary trends in American culture, including the current multi-dimensional impact of its cultural products abroad. Discussion will focus on how the literature, the history, the politics, and the economics ...
LAWSS-Legal Alumni Web of the Salzburg Seminar: Commerce and Banking Law
25 Aug - 29 Aug, 2005
The 2005 LAWSS symposium will focus on the current development of commerce and banking law. A number of prominent speakers will review the pact of stability, banking supervision, international mergers of companies or banks. The Symposium is open to all the Salzburg Seminar alumni and young professionals ...
SCUPAD - Congress 2005
19 May - 22 May, 2005
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National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute"
04 Jun - 09 Jun, 2005

Altai State University
21 May - 26 May, 2005

Novgorod State University
10 May - 15 May, 2005

State University of Management
26 Apr - 01 May, 2005

Samara State University
15 Apr - 20 Apr, 2005

2006

China: The New Global Economic Engine?

05 Dec - 10 Dec, 2006 (Session 438)
China's explosive growth during the past decade is exercising a profound impact on the world's economic order. Trade flows from China to the United States and Europe, bilateral trade disputes, anxiety in the West about outsourcing of jobs, pressures on currency valuations, fear of Chinese overtures ...
Public-Private Partnerships: Harnessing Markets to Drive Development
14 Nov - 19 Nov, 2006 (Session 437)
There is growing confidence in the power of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) to narrow the development gap and unleash the economic potential of poor communities. New concepts of development highlight the need to catalyze private investment in developing countries and illustrate that corporate ...
Beyond the University: Shifting Demographics in Higher Education
07 Nov - 12 Nov, 2006 (Session 436)
In many countries, "traditional" students will soon be a numerical minority on campus. The demands of the knowledge society as well as social and demographic shifts continue to have far-reaching effects on the composition of the student body with more and more entrants (or re-entrants) well past the ...
The Rule of Law: Reconciling Religion and Culture in a Constitutional Framework
07 Oct - 12 Oct, 2006 (Session 435)
Even in societies with well-established constitutions and a strong history of the rule of law, there are continual challenges in integrating the rights of minority groups, balancing the appropriate role for religion and religious law, and respecting cultural norms. Can religious laws be integrated ...
The "Telling of Lives": Biography as a Mirror on Society
30 Sep - 06 Oct, 2006 (Session 434)
The genre biography enjoys unprecedented popular appeal and influence; people take meaning from individual lives in their struggle to understand the human endeavor, in their attempt to fathom individual motivation, achievement, or greatness. But, perhaps even more significantly, biography -whether ...
Women, Political Power, and Next Generation Leadership
11 Sep - 17 Sep, 2006 (Session 433)
Despite advancements made by women in the political arena in recent time, they remain grossly underrepresented at most levels of government in nearly every country. This has ramifications for the smooth and optimal functioning of democracy, impacts the ability of government to create effective policies ...
The Transatlantic Divide: Myths, Realities, and Business as Usual
29 Jun - 04 Jul, 2006 (Session 432)
The first years of the twenty-first century have seen a growing strain between the United States and Europe. While the fundamental integrity of the transatlantic relationship appears intact, serious political, legal, economic and security issues threaten to present critical challenges for the future. ...
Completing the Doha Round: Bridging the Agricultural Divide
30 Apr - 05 May, 2006 (Session 431)
As the multilateral trade negotiations continue under the WTO's Doha Round, it is clear that among the number of highly sensitive issues inhibiting progress, agriculture is chief among them. This is a politically charged issue for most countries, developed and developing alike. However, for developing ...
European Responses to Terrorism: Costs of Public Security
21 Mar - 26 Mar, 2006
In an intensified effort to curb terrorist activity in Europe, governments have instituted new policies and programs at local, national and transnational levels. These measures involve tightened border controls, greater internal security, increased intergovernmental co-operation and monitoring financial transactions ...
International Study Program - Colleges as sites of Global Citizenship
26 Jul - 02 Aug, 2006 (ISP 15)
Colleges and universities are vital institutions for addressing political, social, and economic concerns, be they at a local, national, or global level. While embedded in their communities, they contribute substantially to a nation's competitiveness and operate within an increasingly international environment ...
International Study Program - Community Colleges as sites of Global Citizenship
15 Jul - 22 Jul, 2006 (ISP 14)
Colleges and universities are vital institutions for addressing political, social, and economic concerns, be they at a local, national, or global level. While embedded in their communities, they contribute substantially to a nation's competitiveness and operate within an increasingly international environment ...
International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World
01 Jun - 08 Jun, 2006
In an age of new international tensions and shifting global alliances, the need for Americans to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than their own, and to view world events from a variety of perspectives, has become increasingly critical. In response to this need, ...
International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World (CUNY)
15 Apr - 22 Apr, 2006
In an age of new international tensions and shifting global alliances, the need for Americans to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than their own, and to view world events from a variety of perspectives, has become increasingly critical. In response to this need, ...
International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World (Miami Dade)
23 Feb - 02 Mar, 2006
In an age of new international tensions and shifting global alliances, the need for Americans to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than their own, and to view world events from a variety of perspectives, has become increasingly critical. In response to this need, ...
International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World
01 Jan - 08 Jan, 2006
In an age of new international tensions and shifting global alliances, the need for Americans to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than their own, and to view world events from a variety of perspectives, has become increasingly critical. In response to this need, ...
Winter Festival at Salzburg Seminar
22 Dec - 29 Dec, 2006

Salzburg : A Mozart Exploration (Opera America)
19 Oct - 25 Oct, 2006

Salzburg Seminar Summer Festival 2006
04 Aug - 11 Aug, 2006

Salzburg : A Cultural and Historical Exploration (Association of Yale Alumni)
08 Jul - 15 Jul, 2006

Salzburg : A Mozart Exploration
25 May - 01 Jun, 2006

Salzburg : A Cultural and Historical Exploration (Vermont Public Radio)
07 Apr - 15 Apr, 2006

RHEP 06 - Fostering University Research and Innovation Management: Strategic Areas for Action
22 Apr - 25 Apr, 2006
At a time of ample attention to innovation as a powerful tool for fostering national economies, universities are put under significant pressure to rapidly develop and efficiently commercialize promising research. While university research has spun out many high-impact companies, a number of promising ...
Salzburg Seminar American Studies Alumni Association: Redefining America: Race, Ethnicity and Immigration
07 Sep - 10 Sep, 2006 (SSASAA 03)
In the last thirty years, millions of people from Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa have migrated and immigrated to the United States, contributing to remarkable social, political and cultural transformations for both the new arrivals and the communities and regions in which they have ...
Gorno-Altaisk State University
02 May - 08 May, 2006

Khazar University
26 Apr - 30 Apr, 2006

2007

Salzburg Young Leaders Summit: Global Scenarios and Strategies for 2030

01 Dec - 06 Dec, 2007 (Session 449)
As part of its Sixtieth Anniversary celebration, the Salzburg Seminar will convene young leaders from around the world at Schloss Leopoldskron in December 2007 to inaugurate Salzburg's first annual Young Leaders Summit. The purpose of the first summit, and of future summits, is to bring together ...
The Dynamic Economies of India and China: What Lessons for Others?
13 Nov - 18 Nov, 2007
India and China are phenomenal stories of dynamic growth. With their abundant supplies of low-cost labor, wealth of natural resources, and highly educated elite, India and China have not only experienced rapid economic success over the last decade, but are emerging as two of the world's most powerful ...
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in Politics and Business
03 Nov - 08 Nov, 2007 (Session 447)
Unquestionably, women have made significant advances in their presence and power in both the political and business arenas. Although the numbers of women in political office and in the board room, globally, remain relatively low, there is growing evidence of marked positive impact where women have ...
Cultural Institutions without Walls: New Models of Arts - Community Interaction
20 Oct - 26 Oct, 2007 (Session 446)
As catalysts for innovation, education, and economic development, cultural institutions play a powerful role in creating vibrant communities. Through exhibitions, theater and opera productions, dance and music performances, creativity prospers, diversity is celebrated, and local businesses and economies ...
Challenges to the International Monetary System: Rebalancing Currencies, Institutions, and Rules
29 Sep - 03 Oct, 2007 (Session 445)
With global currency markets increasingly transformed by US deficits, Chinese surpluses, and the emergence of powerful new economic actors, there is a growing sense of imbalance and potential instability in the international monetary system. While the US economy is running exorbitant fiscal and trade ...
New Century, New Challenges, New Dilemmas: The Global Nexus of Animal and Public Health
08 Sep - 13 Sep, 2007 (Session 444)
Twentieth century innovation created remarkable gains in public health, animal health and the global food supply chain. At the same time, continued advancement and globalization have led to increasingly higher risk environments in which diseases can spread with incredible speed around the globe - between ...
An International Rule of Law: Balancing Security, Democracy, and Human Rights in an Age of Terrorism
01 Sep - 06 Sep, 2007
Since the end of the Second World War an interlocking, comprehensive set of international conventions and treaties has sought to promote, protect, and enforce minimum standards of human decency against the threat of wartime abuses. The war on terror, however, has initiated a paradigmatic challenge to ...
East Asia - The United States: A Search for Common Values
09 Jun - 14 Jun, 2007

Making Green Pay: Designing Incentives to Support Environmental Sustainability
19 May - 23 May, 2007 (Session 442)
Over the last several years an important shift has taken place in the advance of environmental stewardship: long a moral imperative with limited traction inside the board room, environmental sustainability has become a powerful strategy for businesses looking to accelerate economic growth, fatten the ...
From Lab to Market: Accelerating Innovation through University, Business, and Government Partnership
28 Apr - 03 May, 2007 (Session 441)
The changes brought about by globalization, the impact of information technologies, and the need to find the best ways to bring innovations to the marketplace require new dynamics of interaction between universities, business and government. Accordingly, institutions worldwide are looking for the most ...
Immigration and Inclusion: Rethinking National Identity
27 Mar - 01 Apr, 2007 (Session 440)
Never before in human history have such large numbers of people left their homes to go and live in a different country or continent as do so today. A small proportion of these human flows is driven by persecution or violence. Far larger numbers migrate in response to economic and demographic disparities ...
The New Information Networks: Challenges and Opportunities for Business, Governments, and Media
13 Mar - 18 Mar, 2007 (Session 439)
The first years of the new millennium have seen a dramatic change in the production of information and the organization of the digital environment. The rapid emergence of peer production, social networking, and powerful non-market actors via the Internet and other technologies is reshaping not only ...
Realizing the Doha Development Agenda as if the Future Mattered
16 Feb - 21 Feb, 2007
This unique and important initiative, with strong encouragement and support from the Director General of the World Trade Organization, sought to identify fresh ideas, perspectives, and potential solutions to the obstacles standing in the way of securing outcomes of the Doha Round of multilateral trade ...
Public-Private Innovations in Higher Education: Student Loans, Economic Growth, and International Student Exchange in Russia and CIS Countries
10 Feb - 14 Feb, 2007
Issues emerging from conference "Public-Private Innovations in Higher Education: Student Loans, Economic Growth and International Student Exchange in Russia and CIS Countries" (February 10-14, 2007)

Many countries around the world in seeking to expand access to their higher education systems ...

International Study Program - Colleges and Universities as Sites of Global Citizenship
19 Jul - 26 Jul, 2007

International Study Program - Colleges and Universities as Sites of Global Citizenship
08 Jul - 15 Jul, 2007

International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World
01 Jun - 08 Jun, 2007

International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World
02 Apr - 09 Apr, 2007

International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World
03 Mar - 09 Mar, 2007

International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World
02 Jan - 09 Jan, 2007

New Year's Festival at Salzburg Global Seminar
30 Dec - 06 Jan, 2008

Winter Festival at Salzburg Global Seminar
21 Dec - 28 Dec, 2007

Thanksgiving Festival at Salzburg Global Seminar
21 Nov - 25 Nov, 2007

Salzburg Global Seminar Summer Festival 2007
18 Aug - 24 Aug, 2007

IHJR: India Meeting
19 Aug - 22 Aug, 2007

SSASAA - American Approaches to Europe and Beyond: Policies and Patterns
26 Oct - 30 Oct, 2007
The war in Iraq has sparked major interest in the past as well as the present global role of the United States. People around the world debating the origins and consequences of the American military presence in the Middle East have focused on locating the present crisis within a larger narrative of ...
Program on Media and Global Change
29 Jul - 18 Aug, 2007

2008

New Models of Intellectual Property: Predictability and Openness as Spurs to Innovation

06 Dec - 11 Dec, 2008 (Session 460)
It is generally assumed that intellectual property rights (IPR) are essential for competitiveness and innovation, and thus to the functioning and progress of what have come to be known as "knowledge-based economies". At the same time, it is clear that very different attitudes and practices prevail in ...
The Global Energy Fulcrum: Asian Development and International Response
30 Nov - 05 Dec, 2008 (Session 459)
Asia's galloping thirst for energy has fundamentally changed the global landscape, creating eastward shifts in the gravity of geopolitics, wealth, and consumption. And as Asian demand has skyrocketed, it has become clear that the awesome energy challenges facing Asia represent a central issue for the ...
The United States in the World: New Strategies of Engagement
10 Nov - 15 Nov, 2008 (Session 458)
Whatever the outcome of the US presidential elections in November 2008, the change in administration will bring about a reorientation of US foreign policy. George W. Bush's successor will inherit a number of acute international crises and a country whose military power and economic dominance have been ...
Islamic and International Law: Searching for Common Ground
25 Oct - 30 Oct, 2008 (Session 457)
The majority of contemporary debates about Islamic law tend to focus on the Sharia law tradition as a subjective doctrine rooted in strict religious code. Recent controversies surrounding "personal status laws," including, but not limited to the rights of women, have served to further this view, characterizing ...
Sovereign Wealth Funds: Risks and Opportunities for Global Financial Markets
27 Sep - 01 Oct, 2008 (Session 456)
The emergence of SWFs as powerful and highly visible players on global financial is raising key questions for markets, investors, policy-makers and analysts. Do these non-transparent, government-backed funds present a risk to the global financial architecture? Will a new influx of liquidity from SWFs ...
Peace-Making and Peace-Building: Securing the Contributions of Women and Civil Society
07 Sep - 12 Sep, 2008 (Session 455)
This session will focus on increasing the coherence and effectiveness of conflict resolution, peace-building, reconciliation and peace-keeping efforts by focusing specifically on mechanisms to increase the effective participation of civil society organizations (CSOs), political minorities, and, in particular, ...
Combating Climate Change at Local and Regional Levels: Sustainable Strategies, Renewable Energy
09 Jul - 13 Jul, 2008 (Session 454)
There is no more important challenge facing the global community today than the protection of the planet and its natural resources. Simply put, all human beings need to learn how to inhabit this planet in a safe and sustainable way. Hurricane Katrina, Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth, and the stark erosion ...
Achieving the Freer Circulation of Cultural Artifacts
09 May - 14 May, 2008 (Session 453)
Museums around the world are guardians of the cultural and artistic achievements of humankind. By providing people with the opportunity to experience cultural objects and art, museums foster not only an appreciation of aesthetic beauty and human inventiveness, but also promote mutual understanding of ...
A "Green Revolution" in Africa: What Framework for Success?
03 May - 07 May, 2008 (Session 452)
A number of recent events demonstrate renewed attention to, and willingness to invest in, African agricultural development. Wisely managed, this could lead to a new era of responsible streamlined investment, capacity-building, policy change, and innovation, which in turn could release many millions ...
Innovation in Knowledge-based Economies: Accelerating the Benefits
13 Apr - 18 Apr, 2008 (Session 451)
Today, information and knowledge form the leading edge of economic development, driving growth, creating jobs, and replacing traditional labor-intensive systems as the primary engine of wealth creation. In addition, the technological developments of the 20th century have shifted advanced economies away ...
Russia: The 2020 Perspective
05 Apr - 10 Apr, 2008 (Session 450)
The Session will bring together a high-level international contingent of foreign policy experts, business representatives, scholars, journalists, and government officials to focus on the following questions concerning Russia's future:
  • How will the elections shift power in Russia?
  • Will ...
Science and the Citizen
19 May - 21 May, 2008
Joint Conference of the 21st Century Trust and the Salzburg Global Seminar There is a fundamental, often unrecognized but ultimately irresolvable, issue for science in a democracy. In theory, scientific authority is based on ability and on knowledge obtained with methods validated by peers. It ...
Colleges and Universities as Sites of Global Citizenship
13 Jul - 20 Jul, 2008

2008 Winter Festival: A Holiday Event
22 Dec - 29 Dec, 2008
The 2008 Winter Festival is scheduled during the festive holiday week. The program gives you the chance of a wonderful Christmas holiday but also provides stimulus for those who want it - in the tradition of the Salzburg Global Seminar. So, if you fancy a bit of skiing (or swimming in an outdoor heated ...
Summer Festival 2008
19 Aug - 26 Aug, 2008

2008 LAWSS Symposium - Which Way for Europe? The Reform Treaty and the European Union
07 Nov - 10 Nov, 2008

In 2005, European Union officials were sent back to the drawing board in their attempts to streamline the often inefficient and slow-reacting bodies of the European Union. Referenda in France and the Netherlands had rejected the proposed constitution showing just how difficult achieving unanimity ...

SSASAA - Transnationalism and Immigration Shock in American Society and Literature
30 Oct - 02 Nov, 2008
Since the late 1960s, social, political, and technological changes throughout the world have accelerated the cultural diversity and synergism of many nations. People, forms of cultural expression, as well as capital have crossed or altered former national borders. Millions of people from Latin America, ...
The Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change
29 Jul - 19 Aug, 2008

2009

Asia's Emerging Powers: Rivalry and Global Responsibility

08 Dec - 13 Dec, 2009 (Session 467)
A resurgent Asia is increasingly seen as one of the most important pillars of the global economy and world stability. Yet to many in the region, the UN and other existing global institutions seem increasingly inadequate to meet the challenges of global governance in the twenty-first century, while regional ...
Connecting to the World's Collections: Making the Case for the Conservation and Preservation of our Cultural Heritage
28 Oct - 01 Nov, 2009 (Session 466)
Museums and libraries - large and small - around the world house our artistic and cultural heritage. As guardians of unique and irreplaceable treasures, including art works, documents, artifacts, and digital materials, museums and libraries bear the tremendous responsibility of preserving our cultural ...
Smart Change: Investing in Women and Girls- Leveraging Philanthropy for Global Impact
18 Oct - 23 Oct, 2009 (Session 465)
Thirty years ago there were few philanthropists investing in women and women-led solutions. As more women's funds, foundations and donors focus on strategies in this arena, there is now consensus that investing in women and girls is the "smart thing to do." Increasingly, savvy social investors seek ...
Confronting Protectionism: How Business and Governments Can Build Support for Open Markets
29 Sep - 04 Oct, 2009 (Session 464)
With rising inequalities within and between countries in income and wealth, unfolding financial crisis, surging fuel and food prices and widespread fears of global recession, citizens of both developed and developing economies grow more skeptical about the benefits of free trade and globalization. After ...
Greening the Minds: Universities, Climate Leadership, and Sustainable Futures
11 Jul - 16 Jul, 2009 (Session 463)
Over the course of the past decade, the tripartite threats of environmental degradation, natural resource depletion, and climate change have given rise to a newly motivated sustainability movement - a movement that has both emerged from and firmly taken root in institutions of higher education. But, ...
12th Annual Freeman Foundation Symposium: Strengthening Cooperation Between the US and East Asia
06 Jun - 11 Jun, 2009
The 2009 Freeman Foundation Symposium will focus on the change of leadership in the United States and examine potential new approaches in the US-East Asian relationship during the course of the next administration. The Symposium will focus on several major areas of US-East Asian relations, starting ...
The Search for Stability: Financial Crisis, Major Currencies and a New Monetary Order
18 Apr - 22 Apr, 2009 (Session 462)
Current developments in the international monetary system have been marked by the need for central banks and finance ministries worldwide to intervene in order to prevent system collapse, with an initial US reaction followed by a different approach adopted by EU member states. This has come in the wake ...
Traduttore Traditore? Recognizing and Promoting the Critical Role of Translation in a Global Culture
21 Feb - 26 Feb, 2009 (Session 461)
Literary translation is a key to cross-cultural communication: it enables literature to cross linguistic borders and facilitates inter-cultural exchange and understanding. How else would we be able to enjoy and learn from literature written in languages other than our own? How else would we gain insights ...
The First Annual Lloyd N. Cutler Lecture on the Rule of Law: Richard J. Goldstone - The Rule of Law - Indispensable Pre-Requisite for Democracy
09 Nov - 09 Nov, 2009

Mellon Fellow Community Initiative - Colleges and Universities as Sites of Global Citizenship
14 Dec - 21 Dec, 2009
As part of its International Study Program on Global Citizenship and with the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Salzburg Global Seminar will conduct the second meeting of the second cohort of institutions participating in The Mellon Fellow Community Initiative (MFCI) from December ...
2009 Winter Festival: A New Year's Celebration
27 Dec - 03 Jan, 2010
The 2009 Winter Festival will ring in the year 2010 in style! The program gives Salzburg Global Fellows and friends of the Seminar a wonderful winter holiday while also providing intellectual stimulus for those who want it - in the tradition of the Salzburg Global Seminar. So, if you're interested in ...
The Next 200 Years of Darwin: Exploring the Evolving Legacy
21 Aug - 27 Aug, 2009
In 1859, at the age of 50, Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species. An explanation of the complex process of adaptation and the "principle by which each slight variation [of a trait], if useful, is preserved," Darwin's insights are now considered among the handful of most important scientific ...
20 Years After: What next for Europe 'whole and free'?
13 Oct - 13 Oct, 2009
The changes that occurred following the end of the Cold War - beginning with the cutting of the fence on the Austria-Hungary boarder in June 1989, followed shortly thereafter by the fall of the Berlin Wall - ushered in a new era in relations among the nations of Europe and between those nations and ...
Stress-testing the European Union: The EU and the Global Financial Crisis
27 Sep - 28 Sep, 2009
The EU has been transformed in the last decade by an enlargement beyond anyone's wildest dreams as of 25 years ago, and by the emergence of the Euro which has gathered strength as a prospective rival to the dollar. However, it is facing one of its greatest tests to date as it grapples with the most ...
American Studies Symposium-Globalization and American Popular Culture
25 Sep - 28 Sep, 2009 (SSASAA 06)
The globalization of American popular culture has been the subject of much critical attention in recent years - particularly in debates questioning whether American culture bears primary responsibility for increasing global cultural homogenization or whether, on the contrary, it has facilitated the ...
Salzburg Global Fellowship Advisory Meeting
21 Aug - 22 Aug, 2009
In preparation for the 2010 year of Fellowship programming, the Salzburg Global Seminar would like to consult you our Fellows, our key stakeholders, to explore how you would like to see the Fellowship develop its activities in terms of the themes we focus on; different approaches to what we do in seminars, ...
Preventing Genocide and Mass Violence: What can be learned from history?
12 Jun - 14 Jun, 2009
Once Raphael Lemkin had coined the term 'genocide' in 1944 the paradigmatic case rapidly became the Holocaust, and it remains the first point of reference, with, if anything, growing academic and public interest around it in recent decades. How far does, or should, this paradigm influence the way policy-makers ...
Beijing Lecture and Reception
25 May - 25 May, 2009
The Salzburg Global Seminar, in collaboration with Austrian Ambassador Martin Sajdik, will hold a reception for our Fellows on May 25, 2009 at the residence of the Austrian Ambassador in Beijing. The evening's presentation will address contemporary issues in EU-China relations. The Seminar's Vice President ...
Tokyo Lecture and Reception
08 May - 08 May, 2009
The Salzburg Global Seminar, in collaboration with Ambassador Dr. Jutta Stefan-Bastl and the Austrian Ministry of European and International Affairs and Japanese Alumni Association, will hold a reception for our Fellows on May 8, 2009 at the residence of the Austrian Ambassador in Tokyo. The evening's ...
Democracy and Sustainability in Emerging Economies: India as a Case Study
02 Feb - 04 Feb, 2009
India has been leading the world in the rapidity and extent of development in a democratic polity. What are the essential conditions which need to be in place to ensure that such development is sustainable, from the level of local communities through to the international community, and how can those ...

2010

Health and Healthcare Seminar Series II. The Greatest Untapped Resource in Healthcare? Informing and Involving Patients in Decisions about Their Medical Care

12 Dec - 17 Dec, 2010
There are two different but complementary problems facing policy makers in various countries that are calling out for change. In developed countries, there is concern that healthcare delivery systems are becoming overdeveloped and overspecialized, and that downsizing would yield more effective and ...
The Future of Asian Integration and Security in the 21st Century: Sharing Experience on Multilateralism and Institution-Building from Europe
28 Nov - 03 Dec, 2010 (Session 476)
As the Asians seek to manage their rapidly developing economic integration and evolving security landscape and try to develop sustainable strategies of cooperation for the future, Europe's experience of regional integration might provide useful lessons. This session will focus on the future of Asian ...
Islamic and International Law: Searching for Common Ground
14 Nov - 19 Nov, 2010 (Session 475)
Today, the majority of contemporary debates about Islamic law tend to focus on the Shari'a law tradition as a subjective doctrine rooted in strict religious code. However, the international law community, as well as the Islamic legal and scholarly community, both tend to speak in categorical terms when ...
Health and Healthcare Seminar Series I. Reforming Health Care: Maintaining Social Solidarity and Quality in the Face of Economic, Health and Social Challenges
07 Nov - 12 Nov, 2010 (Session 474)
All countries are facing an economic downturn which is acute but may have lasting effects. At the same time there are other significant challenges to healthcare arising from the increasing prevalence of chronic disease, longer life expectancy, the cost and possibilities of new technologies and changing ...
Women and Economic Growth: Making Investments Count for the Future
17 Oct - 22 Oct, 2010 (Session 473)
"Forget China, India and the internet: economic growth is driven by women" - The Economist. In recent years there has been both scholarship and experience across the globe that the empowerment and advancement of women is critical not only to women and their families but to vibrant democracies and ...
Optimizing Talent: Closing Educational and Social Mobility Gaps Worldwide
03 Oct - 07 Oct, 2010 (Session 472)
Education provides an essential key for opening the door that permits every individual to realize his or her true potential. Ideally, an equitable and effective educational system facilitates social mobility and leads to the growth, development, and increased prosperity of societies. While great strides ...
Strengthening Cooperation Between the US and East Asia
05 Jun - 10 Jun, 2010

What Turkey? What Europe?
09 May - 13 May, 2010
Turkey's strategic position in Europe and the Middle East, and close ties with Russia and other former Soviet states, make it impossible to ignore. The country's negotiations for EU membership are proceeding very slowly and with no certainty of a successful outcome, while the Cyprus problem remains ...
The Performing Arts in Lean Times: Opportunities for Reinvention
21 Feb - 25 Feb, 2010
The current global economic downturn and the resultant tough strategic choices that arts organizations face about the scope and scale of their work both present a rare opportunity for cultural leaders. Now more than ever arts leaders will need to be able to define and articulate the value the arts provide ...
The Global Prevention of Genocide: Learning From the Holocaust
28 Jun - 03 Jul, 2010
Today, many states have recognized the importance of teaching about the Holocaust and using it as a mechanism for preventing racism, ethnic conflict, and genocide. There are a growing number of state mandates, as well as impressive private initiatives, that seek to achieve this. Nevertheless, at the ...
Mellon Fellow Community Initiative - Colleges and Universities as Sites of Global Citizenship
30 Oct - 06 Nov, 2010
From October 30 - November 6, 2010, the Salzburg Global Seminar conducted a meeting of the Mellon Fellow Community Initiative (MFCI) entitled, Colleges and Universities as Sites of Global Citizenship.

With the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, this ongoing, multi-year program ...

Colleges and Universities as Sites of Global Citizenship
09 Jul - 16 Jul, 2010
From July 9 - 16, 2010, the Salzburg Global Seminar conducted the 41st International Study Program on Global Citizenship. This program, for college and university faculty, administrators, and staff was held in conjunction with Bronx Community College, Houston Community College, the Louisiana Community ...
Global Citizenship: America and the World
28 May - 04 Jun, 2010
From May 26 - June 4, 2010, the Salzburg Global Seminar conducted the 40th International Study Program on Global Citizenship. This particular program was held in conjunction with Houston Community College, Iowa State University, San Diego City College, San Jose State University, and the University of ...
Global Citizenship: America and the World
19 May - 26 May, 2010
From May 19 - 26, 2010, the Salzburg Global Seminar conducted the 39th International Study Program on Global Citizenship. This particular program was held in conjunction with the City Colleges of Chicago, Louisiana Community and Technical College System, Seminole State College, and Tarrant County College. In ...
International Study Program on Global Citizenship (ISP 38)
27 Mar - 03 Apr, 2010
From March 27 - April 3, 2010, the Salzburg Global Seminar conducted the 38th International Study Program on Global Citizenship. This particular program was held in conjunction with Bronx Community College, Kingsborough Community College and Queensborough Community College - all of CUNY. In an age ...
Global Citizenship: America and the World (ISP 37)
04 Mar - 11 Mar, 2010
From March 4-11, 2010, the Salzburg Global Seminar conducted the 37th International Study Program on Global Citizenship. This particular program was held in conjunction with Miami Dade College. In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result ...
2010-2011 Winter Festival
28 Dec - 03 Jan, 2011
The 2010-2011 Winter Festival will ring in the New Year in style! The program gives Salzburg Global Fellows and friends of the Seminar a wonderful winter holiday while also providing intellectual stimulus for those who want it - in the tradition of the Salzburg Global Seminar.

So, if you're interested ...

The Salzburg Global Fellowship: Seeking an Interdisciplinary Community for Egypt
19 Dec - 19 Dec, 2010
It is a pleasure to invite you to a meeting to renew the Salzburg Global Fellowship in Egypt. This is an organizational meeting to establish a formal structure for the Fellowship in the region. There are nearly 400 members of the Salzburg Global Fellowship currently residing in Egypt and the Planning ...
Enforcing the Laws of War: Modern day challenges to the Geneva Conventions
16 Nov - 19 Nov, 2010
Now 60 years old, the four Geneva Conventions and their two Additional Protocols have been ratified by more countries than are members of the United Nations. But they are also being ever more severely tested. Modern warfare and efforts to combat terrorism have sparked debates on such issues as the definition ...
Memories of Salzburg: Evening Social for Salzburg Global Fellows
19 Oct - 19 Oct, 2010

This magical evening of memories and stories about the Seminar and the Schloss will offer cocktails and hors d'oeuvres as well as recollections from two men intimately involved in the Seminar's early days. Join other Fellows in the Philadelphia area and share your own stories of time spent at Schloss ...

Building Cities Like Never Before: The Culture and Sustainability of Urbanization in China
10 Oct - 24 Oct, 2010
According to the McKinsey Global Institute's report, "Preparing for China's urban billion," 350 million people will have joined the ranks of China's urban population by the year 2025 and the total urban population will reach one billion by 2030. Such dramatic change portends serious consequences not ...
American Studies Symposium -To Honor Emory Elliott: "American Literary History in a New Key"
24 Sep - 28 Sep, 2010
Emory Elliott's career both spanned and helped define the changes in the literary canon and in the ways we approach cultural texts that have characterized American studies during these years before and after the turn of the 21st century. When Emory went to college, a book like 12 American Authors ...
Salzburger Festspiele Cooperation 2010 - Midsummer's Night's Dream
31 Jul - 10 Aug, 2010
On each evening in the park setting, an audience of about 150 people was fortunate enough to lounge on comfortable podia distributed on the green in a true midsummer night. One could not help thinking that the visitors were staged as well, that they were a part of a picnic scene from a Jane Austen novel ...
The Do's and Don'ts of Intervention
04 Jun - 07 Jun, 2010
The last two decades have seen the rise and fall of doctrines around liberal intervention, including suppositions about consequences for security, managing economic recovery and the building up of political institutions, and exit. Whatever the rights and wrongs of an initial intervention, once undertaken, ...
Mobilizing Democracy to Tackle Climate Change
19 Apr - 20 Apr, 2010
Rapid, effective and fair action on climate change calls for radical innovation in democratic decision-making and in the mobilisation of citizens and organisations to act differently. Unsustainable models of economic growth and consumption dominate political discourse yet there are few examples of ...
Global Labor Migration and its Impact on Asia
26 Mar - 28 Mar, 2010
According to the New York Times, some 3% of the world's population lived outside their country of birth in 2005. While this single-figure percentage may seem rather minute, that 3% represents almost 190 million ...
Sustainable Futures Academy: Executive Leadership for Sustainability
22 Oct - 29 Oct, 2010
The first pilot program to be developed will focus on Executive Leadership Development for Sustainability. There is a profound lack of targeted sustainability programs for executive leaders both in the higher education sector and for other types of large employers. There is also general consensus that ...
The Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change
25 Jul - 14 Aug, 2010
There is no global issue, no political arena, no academic discipline in which the statement of problems and the framing of possible solutions are not influenced by media coverage. The Salzburg Academy, a joint program of the Salzburg Global Seminar in Salzburg, Austria, and the University of Maryland's ...

2011

The Challenges of Transition: Sharing Experience

16 Dec - 19 Dec, 2011
2011 has witnessed a dramatic wave of largely non-violent popular protest right across the Arab world. In January and February the Tunisian and Egyptian regimes were both swept away, and almost every other government in the region has since come under intense pressure. The main mobilizing slogans of ...
Optimizing Talent: Closing Educational and Social Mobility Gaps Worldwide
06 Dec - 11 Dec, 2011
While education is essential for an individual to realize his or her true potential, ideally an equitable and effective education system also facilitates social mobility and leads to the development and increased prosperity of societies as a whole. Great strides have been made in providing enhanced ...
Transforming Agricultural Development and Production in Africa: Closing Gender Gaps and Empowering Rural Women in Policy and Practice
13 Nov - 17 Nov, 2011
As private investors and the world's major donors, from multilateral institutions, national governments, and foundations, focus anew on the role of agricultural development in creating stable and sustainable food supplies and improving national economies, it is critical that the full range of human ...
Economic Growth and Social Protection in Asia: What lessons learned can be exchanged between Asia and the rest of the world?
07 Nov - 12 Nov, 2011
Most Asian economies have managed to rebound quickly after the recent economic crisis and are expected to continue leading the global recovery. At the same time, the crisis and the social distress it created have highlighted the need to rethink previous models of economic growth and to strengthen social ...
Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture
19 Oct - 23 Oct, 2011
As key stewards of our culture and heritage, libraries and museums have traditionally enjoyed, and to a great extent still do enjoy, a unique role and special responsibility within societies around the world. But as economic disruptions and rapid technological innovation have brought about dramatic ...
Health and Healthcare Series III, Innovating for Value in Health Care Delivery: Better Cross-Border Learning, Smarter Adaptation and Adoption
25 Sep - 01 Oct, 2011
Countries around the world and across the range of wealth of nations are struggling to achieve the goal of providing their citizens with effective and efficient health care. With the intensifying challenges of the coming generation - fiscal pressures, demographic shift, the impacts of climate change ...
The Rule of Law in a Globalized World: Why it Matters
23 Aug - 28 Aug, 2011
The rule of law as an essential ingredient in the economic development of nations is a universally accepted principle that must guide not only developed economies but more importantly, the nascent entrepreneurial economies in Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and elsewhere, which thirst for ...
Freeman Symposium: Strengthening Cooperation Between the US and East Asia
17 Jun - 22 Jun, 2011
The 2011 Freeman Foundation Symposium will focus on several major areas of US-East Asian relations, starting with a broad assessment of the state of the Asia-Pacific region, key political, economic and security trends in East Asia and policy implications for the US. Participants will explore region's ...
Instrumental Value: The Transformative Power of Music
02 Apr - 06 Apr, 2011
Music moves something deep inside of us. We have all sensed that phenomenal, almost indescribable power of music: it soothes, delights, agitates, unsettles, transforms, energizes, and inspires. Music expresses the inexpressible and connects things that cannot be connected in any other way. It transcends ...
New Rules for Global Finance: Which kinds of regulation are useful and which are counterproductive?
08 Mar - 10 Mar, 2011
The recent financial crisis not only exposed many deficiencies in the financial sectors around the world, but threatened the very foundations of the global economy. Authorities in the US, Europe and Asia pledged to undertake a serious overhaul of their financial regulation systems and to cooperate better ...
International Responses to Genocide: A comparative study of the dynamics of decision-making
12 Jun - 15 Jun, 2011
This multi-year project is being developed in partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum under the direction of Michael Abramowitz, (Director, Committee on Conscience, USHMM) and seeks to improve the chances that genocide can in future be halted, deterred or otherwise prevented, based ...
The Second Annual Lloyd N. Cutler Lecture on the Rule of Law: Harold Hongju Koh - "An American International Law?"
28 Mar - 28 Mar, 2011
The Lloyd N. Cutler Lecture on the Rule of Law honors the memory of the Lloyd N. Cutler, who served the Salzburg Global Seminar for more than two decades as Board Chair, Faculty leader and mentor to countless Salzburg fellows around the world. The Cutler Lectureship is presented annually in Washington, ...
Mellon Fellow Community Initiative - Colleges and Universities as Sites of Global Citizenship
30 Oct - 06 Nov, 2011

Colleges and Universities as Sites of Global Citizenship
09 Jul - 16 Jul, 2011
Colleges and universities are vital institutions for addressing political, social, and economic concerns, be they at a local, national, or global level. While embedded in their communities, they contribute substantially to a nation's competitiveness and operate within an increasingly international environment ...
Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
29 May - 05 Jun, 2011
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and to understand world ...
Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
21 May - 28 May, 2011
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and to understand world ...
Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
16 Apr - 23 Apr, 2011
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and to understand world ...
Global Citizenship: At Home (and?) in the World
26 Mar - 01 Apr, 2011
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and to understand world ...
Mellon Fellow Community Initiative Student Seminar on Global Citizenship: America and the World
03 Jan - 10 Jan, 2011
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand global issues and international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and ...
Max Reinhardt Invites... A Masked Ball at Schloss Leopoldskron
30 Dec - 01 Jan, 2012
For one night only, the Salzburg Global Seminar and Max Reinhardt, the famous theater impresario of the early twentieth century, invite you to join in a spectacular Commedia dell' Arte promenade performance and masked ball at our magnificent home, Schloss Leopoldskron. This New Year, the party will ...
Health, Healthcare, and Climate Change
17 Nov - 18 Nov, 2011
The increasing risks posed by climate change have to be considered in most areas of public policy, and a particularly significant one for human well-being is health and health care. This will in turn be likely to impact upon societies and economies across the globe, though disproportionately in the ...
Gaps in the "Common Spaces"? The Future of Russia-EU Relations
21 Oct - 22 Oct, 2011
As recent Russia-EU summits have shown, while relations on the continent have come a long way in the past 20 years, there are still a wide range of issues on which both sides must still strain to reach a semblance of common ground. The European Union and Russia are tightly economically bound - the EU ...
Continuity and Change in US Presidential Foreign Policy: Plans, Policies and Doctrines
06 Oct - 10 Oct, 2011
This symposium will focus on comparative developments, continuity and changes in the international role and policies of the United States of post- war presidential administrations, with a special emphasis on the Bush, Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations. The purpose of the symposium is to gain historical ...
Salzburger Festspiele Cooperation 2011 - Midsummer's Night's Dream
07 Aug - 14 Aug, 2011
In 2010, an audience of about 150 people was fortunate enough to lounge on comfortable podia distributed on the green in a true midsummer night. One could not help thinking that the visitors were staged as well, that they were a part of a picnic scene from a Jane Austen novel at the turn of the nineteenth ...
Learning to Live Together in the 21st Century: How can schools best enhance community relations and inclusion?
03 Jun - 06 Jun, 2011
Schools try to set, or negotiate, norms of attitude and behavior which have considerable potential impact on the educational achievement of diverse ethnic, religious and cultural groups, and on the relations between those groups within a school's boundaries and beyond in larger communities. 'Inclusion' ...
Global Citizenship and the International Rule of Law
09 Apr - 09 Apr, 2011
In an age of new international tensions and shifting global alliances, the need for citizens of every nation to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than their own, and to view world events from a variety of perspectives, has become increasingly critical. Climate change, ...
New England Fellowship Gathering
30 Mar - 30 Mar, 2011
Made possible through the generous support of the Bostonian Society and the de Sola Pool Family, this evening lecture and reception will prove an opportunity to both relive the Salzburg experience and re-connect to the Seminar's network of Fellows and upcoming program. The program will begin at 6:00 ...
The Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change
24 Jul - 13 Aug, 2011
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2012

Towards a Manifesto for Democracy and Sustainable Development

12 Dec - 14 Dec, 2012
Democracy and the rule of law get taken for granted in many parts of the world - even when voter turn-out dwindles and decision-making is paralyzed. Yet globalization, climate change and global economic slow-down are already highlighting the shortcomings of democracy in action. Looking forwards - especially ...
China in the 21st Century: What Kind of World Power?
04 Dec - 09 Dec, 2012
The program of annual sessions on Asia will continue in 2012 with a session on "China in the 21st Century: What Kind of World Power?" The event-modeled partly on "The US in the World", held immediately after President Obama's election in November 2008-will closely follow the formal inauguration of the ...
Philanthropy in Times of Crisis and Transition: Catalyzing Forces of Change
01 Dec - 04 Dec, 2012
What are the best options and strategies for philanthropy - especially private charitable institutions - to help build and sustain open and more equitable societies, especially during and emerging from times of crisis?

Institutional philanthropy continues to grow rapidly around the globe and ...
Cultural Dialogue in International Security
The Case of Russia and the Euro-Atlantic Community

27 Nov - 29 Nov, 2012
The two decades since the end of the Cold War have seen twists and turns in the relationship between Russia and the Euro-Atlantic Community. While at times there has been a creative focus on common interests, at other times there have been stand-offs reminiscent of the Soviet era. In 2009, noting the ...
Realizing the Right to Health: How can a rights-based approach best contribute to the strengthening, sustainability and equity of access to medicines and health systems?
09 Nov - 14 Nov, 2012
Health is a fundamental right recognized in numerous international instruments, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Despite significant improvements, access to health care services - and, in particular, equitable access - remains a major challenge facing developing countries: the desire ...
Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders
27 Oct - 01 Nov, 2012
The Salzburg Global Seminar and National Arts Strategies (based in Alexandria, Virginia) will launch an annual leadership development forum for young cultural leaders from around the globe in October 2012. The Salzburg Forum will provide a unique learning opportunity for "next generation" cultural ...
Value vs. Profit: Recalculating ROI in Financial and Social Terms
13 Oct - 17 Oct, 2012
The world is in crisis and acute societal needs are continuing to grow. Traditional approaches to philanthropy, while supporting progress in many arenas, have fallen short of addressing the world's most challenging issues. The business community, in particular, has historically been an underutilized ...
Optimizing Talent - Closing Education and Social Mobility Gaps Worldwide: Higher Education and Lifelong Learning
02 Oct - 07 Oct, 2012
Education provides an essential key to realizing true individual potential. Ideally, an equitable and effective educational system facilitates social mobility and leads to the development and increased prosperity of its citizens, and thus of societies as a whole. While great strides have been made in ...
Financial Regulation: Bridging Global Differences
16 Aug - 19 Aug, 2012
In response to the global financial crisis, regulatory authorities in the US, Europe and Asia undertook at the request of the G-20 an overhaul of their financial regulation systems with the aim of monitoring better systemic risk posed by market activities, and ensuring more effective supervision of ...
15th Annual Freeman Salzburg Symposium on Dynamic Asia: Strategies for a Common Future
14 Jun - 19 Jun, 2012
Vibrant economic growth and social development across East and Southeast Asia continues to shift the center of gravity in the world economy toward the Pacific. Asia is actively shaping its own future through increased regional trade and cooperation, and this in turn is triggering reassessment of its ...
The Future of the Multilateral Trading System and the World Trade Organization
21 May - 23 May, 2012
With the protracted negotiations on the Doha Trade Round stalled, the implications for the multilateral trading system and indeed the World Trade Organization (WTO) itself are daunting. Do the stalled talks threaten the operation of other parts of the WTO, such as dispute settlement, which operate ...
Public and Private Cultural Exchange-Based Diplomacy: New Models for the 21st Century
28 Apr - 02 May, 2012
At the onset of the 21st century, cultural diplomacy is encountering new challenges as policymakers, artists, and cultural leaders adapt to a rapidly changing global environment. This change is being driven by multiple factors, including the emergence of a multi-polar world, the growing influence of ...
Making Health Care Better in Low and Middle Income Economies: What are the next steps and how do we get there?
22 Apr - 27 Apr, 2012
This seminar will provide an opportunity to review progress and accomplishments in improving healthcare quality and safety in lower and middle income economies, and to synthesize lessons learned to date in order to determine what is needed to take this effort to the next level. We will convene participants ...
Unlocking the Debt Conundrum: Paths to Growth and Fiscal Sustainability Planning Workshop
08 Mar - 10 Mar, 2012
The global economic and financial crisis put public finances under strain across the globe. Governments provided large-scale support to the financial sector, and, as the crisis spread to the real economy, also designed extensive fiscal stimulus packages, which together with revenue decline led to increases ...
Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program
16 Nov - 16 Nov, 2012
The Salzburg Global Seminar, in partnership with nine of the top U.S. law schools, is launching a one-of-a-kind program for second-year students interested in international law and legal practice in the fall of 2012. Named for Lloyd N. Cutler, the Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program will convene 45 students ...
The Third Annual Lloyd N. Cutler Lecture on the Rule of Law: "Conversation at the Court"
12 Nov - 12 Nov, 2012
The Lloyd N. Cutler Lecture on the Rule of Law honors the memory of Lloyd N. Cutler, who served the Salzburg Global Seminar for more than two decades as Board Chair, Faculty leader and mentor to countless Salzburg fellows around the world. The Cutler Lectureship is presented annually in Washington, ...
USHMM Genocide Prevention Expert Planning Meeting
09 Sep - 11 Sep, 2012
This multi-year project is being developed in partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum under the direction of Michael Abramowitz, (Director, Committee on Conscience, USHMM) and seeks to improve the chances that genocide can in future be halted, deterred or otherwise prevented, based ...
Learning from the Past: Global Perspectives on Holocaust Education
27 Jun - 01 Jul, 2012
From June 27-July 1 2012, the Salzburg Global Seminar hosted an intensive, in-depth, international symposium examined the role of the Holocaust as a reference point for educators around the world who teach about human rights and other genocides. In particular, this symposium focused on the work that ...
Colleges and Universities as Sites of Global Citizenship
08 Jul - 15 Jul, 2012
The Salzburg Global Seminar's 54th International Study Program on Global Citizenship (ISP) entitled Colleges and Universities as Sites of Global Citizenship session was held at Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg, Austria from July 8-15, 2012. Forty-five participants from colleges and universities ...
Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
30 May - 06 Jun, 2012
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and to understand world ...
Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
12 May - 19 May, 2012
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and to understand world ...
Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
07 Apr - 14 Apr, 2012
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and to understand world ...
Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
01 Mar - 08 Mar, 2012
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and to understand world ...
2012-2013 Winter Festival: A New Year's Celebration
28 Dec - 03 Jan, 2013
Friday, December 28
Ornate iron gates swing open. Arrive at the beautiful Schloss Leopoldskron, your Rococo palace home for the next 6 nights! Roam the Chinese and Venetian rooms, the Chapel, and the Marble Hall. Discover the hidden staircase in the old-world library, learning about the history ...
Screening America: Film and Television in the 21st Century
15 Nov - 19 Nov, 2012
The Salzburg Seminar American Studies Association (SSASA) is organizing a four day symposium on American film and television, to be held at the Salzburg Global Seminar, Salzburg, Austria, from November 15-19, 2012. All activities will take place at the historic Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg, Austria, ...
Resistance and Readiness: Immigration, Nativism and the Challenge of Ethnic and Religious Diversity in the US and Europe Today
27 Sep - 01 Oct, 2012
A special four day symposium organized by the Salzburg Seminar American Studies Association will be held at the Salzburg Global Seminar, Salzburg, Austria from September 27-October 1, 2012. The symposium is open to individuals working in the field of the topic; most participants will be university ...
Next Generation Leadership for Egypt
09 Jun - 10 Jun, 2012
The mass movement which led to the overthrow of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak signaled desire of many Egyptians not only for a change of government, but also for a generational change in the country's power structures. The protestors were, to a great extent, much younger than the political ...
Good Behaviors: The Crucial Connection between Health and Education
08 Jun - 11 Jun, 2012
Throughout the world the burden of chronic disease has been growing, and much of this relates to lifestyle choices. For all the successes of well-resourced and effective campaigns around key issues - such as tobacco, nutrition and exercise, drugs and alcohol, and sexually transmitted infections - the ...
Transcending Borders: The Intersections of Art, Science, Technology, and Society on a Global Stage
04 Jun - 04 Jun, 2012
Save the date and join the international dialogue around the nexus of art, science, technology, and society in the 21st century on Monday, June 4th, convened by the Salzburg Global Seminar, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Embassy of Austria in Washington, DC.

Today's artists and ...

Islam in the West: Alternative Visions
22 Mar - 22 Mar, 2012

Islam is more often stereotyped than understood in much of the media. What impact can cultural initiatives make to counteract easy caricatures? Can such well-intentioned initiatives avoid simplistic or homogenized views of the highly diverse Islamic tradition in which religious divisions can also ...

The Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change
22 Jul - 11 Aug, 2012
The Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change is a multi-dimensional initiative that provides curricular materials, training and support for journalism schools, programs and classrooms across the world. It is organized through a network of participating universities in China, East Africa, the Middle ...

2013

The Drive for Universal Health Coverage: Health Care Delivery Science and the Right to High-Value Health Care

08 Dec - 13 Dec, 2013
The drive for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) gained momentum when the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution in December 2012 endorsing UHC and urging governments to provide access to affordable health care. There is also strong support for making universal coverage of health care a priority ...
Africa's Growth Engine: Partnerships for Rural Enterprise and Impact at Scale
01 Dec - 04 Dec, 2013
According to the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), poverty remains largely a rural phenomenon (see Rural Poverty Report 2011) and, despite a broad range of natural and human resources, is in abundant evidence in Africa. ...
People, Peace and Planet in 2030: Shaping Inclusive and Sustainable Growth
24 Nov - 30 Nov, 2013 (Session 518)
Turning today's challenges into tomorrow's opportunities is the main task that aspiring, young leaders are facing around the globe. The session will offer a platform for young professionals to discuss and exchange innovative pathways to 2030 for Asia and beyond.

While Asia remains one of the ...

Getting Transition Right A rights-based approach towards Diversity and Inclusivity
01 Nov - 06 Nov, 2013
Recent political transitions, notably those in the Arab/MENA region, show how exclusion - from decision-making processes, economic opportunity, social equality - leads people to create new channels to proclaim their rights. In mass numbers women and men across the MENA region protested, demanding to ...
Promoting the Next Generation of Cultural Entrepreneurs: Planning for Success
13 Oct - 16 Oct, 2013
Building on the success of our 2012 Young Cultural Leaders Forum - which brought together forty-seven young cultural leaders from thirty-seven countries around the globe for an intensive leadership development program convened in partnership with National Arts Strategies - Salzburg Global Seminar is ...
Restoring the Public's Trust: Delivering on Public Policy Goals
22 Sep - 25 Sep, 2013
Democratic societies can only flourish if their citizens are fully engaged. Citizen engagement hinges on people's trust and confidence in their governments and the institutions that administer public funds and implement policies. Across the world we see signs of this confidence waning - from corrosive ...
Out of the Shadows: Regulation for the Non-Banking Financial Sector
19 Aug - 22 Aug, 2013
This is the third seminar in the Salzburg Global Seminar series that takes a forward look at changing regulatory environment and business models, explores interactions between technological innovation and regulation an d re-appraises ethical issues raised by finance, bringing together different disciplines ...
A Climate for Change: New Thinking on Governance for Sustainability
23 Jun - 27 Jun, 2013
The Salzburg Statement on New Governance for Sustainability

We, citizens of many countries and of the world, share our one and only planet with more than seven billion others. We call for leadership, justice and imagination at all levels to find ways to preserve the Earth ...

LGBT and Human Rights: New Challenges, Next Steps
02 Jun - 07 Jun, 2013
LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) issues and human rights have been rising steadily up the international agenda. South Africa spearheaded the first UN Resolution on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (supported by Brazil and 39 other countries), Argentina adopted landmark ...
Power in Whose Palm? The Digital Democratization of Photography
23 Feb - 27 Feb, 2013
Photography has transformative power and an extraordinary capacity to affect social change. Images from Syria, Tahrir Square or the Vietnam War photograph of the naked, nine-year old Kim Phúc fleeing a napalm attack... These images stay with us, they shape our opinions, change our minds. As Susan Sontag ...
The Fourth Annual Lloyd N. Cutler Lecture on the Rule of Law: Stephen G. Breyer - "The Magna Carta"
04 Nov - 04 Nov, 2013

Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program: Future of Public and Private International Law
31 Oct - 02 Nov, 2013
Salzburg Global Seminar, in partnership with nine of the top US law schools, launched in 2012 a one-of-a-kind program for law students interested in international law and public service. Named for presidential adviser and Salzburg Seminar Board Chair Lloyd N. Cutler, the Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program ...
Education for Global Citizenship: What, Why and How?
14 Jul - 21 Jul, 2013
Colleges and universities are vital institutions for addressing political, social, and economic concerns, be they at a local, national, or global level. While embedded in their communities, they contribute substantially to a nation's competitiveness and operate within an increasingly international environment ...
Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
25 May - 01 Jun, 2013
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and to understand ...
Pathways to Global Citizenship: Roots and Routes
19 May - 25 May, 2013
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and to understand ...
Global Citizenship: Ethics and Engagement
24 Mar - 31 Mar, 2013
In an age of globalization which increasingly brings people in contact with other cultures as a result of changing social, political, and economic activities and technological advances, the need to understand international affairs, to recognize cultural values other than our own, and to understand ...
Global Citizenship and Universal Human Rights (Miami Dade College)
28 Feb - 07 Mar, 2013
The Global Citizenship Program is a program offered by the Salzburg Global Seminar that provides and promotes global citizenship education in cooperation with a variety of individual and institutional partners. Global citizens are people who have developed the knowledge, skills, tools, values, and commitment ...
2013-2014 Winter Festival: A New Year's Celebration
28 Dec - 03 Jan, 2014
Saturday, December 28
Ornate iron gates swing open. Arrive at the beautiful Schloss Leopoldskron, your Rococo palace home for the next 6 nights! Roam the Chinese and Venetian rooms, the Chapel, and the Marble Hall. Discover the hidden staircase in the old-world library, learning about ...
How To Deliver Truly Sustainable And High Value Health Care: Maximizing The Potential Of Cross-Border Learning
30 Oct - 30 Oct, 2013
Every health care economy in the world is resource constrained - whether in the context of a lower income country marshalling whatever resources are available, an emerging economy struggling to keep up with economic transformation and popular expectations, or a country such as the United States with ...
Educating for the Modern Global Economy
05 Oct - 05 Oct, 2013
Events of recent years have surely erased any remaining doubts about the interconnectedness of the world's economies. From the credit crises in the US and EU to the increasing frequency of natural disasters around the world, and social unrest in the Middle East, the economic waves of local problems ...
Sustainability and the City: America and the Urban World
26 Sep - 30 Sep, 2013
By the year 2060, 70% of the world's population will live in cities, cities where goods and ideas are exchanged, where the arts thrive and people from different races, backgrounds, religions and values mix. They are financial, business, political and cultural centers, places of expanding possibilities ...
Getting to Grips with Obesity
14 Jun - 17 Jun, 2013
Obesity has been recognized in the last decade as a global epidemic. No longer confined to the developed world, it is a problem which affects almost every region, with only South and East Asia relatively unaffected. One billion adults are estimated to be overweight, with a further 475 million clinically ...
Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change
21 Jul - 10 Aug, 2013
The Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change is a multi-dimensional initiative that provides curricular materials, training and support for journalism schools, programs and classrooms across the world. It is organized through a network of participating universities in China, East Africa, the Middle ...

2014

Addressing the Challenges of Climate Migration: Legal Protections, Resilience & Eco-Security

17 Dec - 20 Dec, 2014
As the 21st century advances and the global population rises, competition for water, energy and natural resources will cut across policy agendas, from trade and investment to agriculture, infrastructure and defense. Climate change, biodiversity loss, and ecosystem mismanagement reflect cumulative governance ...
New Paradigms for Behavioral and Mental Health Care
07 Dec - 12 Dec, 2014
Salzburg Global Seminar's multi-year Health and Health Care Innovation Program focuses on ensuring that the well-being of patients remains at the center of all health care, and that patients' interests can be best served when patients themselves are routinely informed and engaged in decisions about ...
Culture and Conflicts: The Case of Ukraine
25 Nov - 25 Nov, 2014

Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators
18 Oct - 23 Oct, 2014
Young innovators in the culture and arts sector are providing some of the most imaginative new impulses for social improvement and sustainable economic development around the world today. They change the way we see and interact with each other. Young artists, creative entrepreneurs and cultural leaders ...
Students at the Margins and the Institutions that Serve Them: A Global Perspective
11 Oct - 16 Oct, 2014
One of the fundamental responsibilities of higher education systems is to provide open and equal opportunities for students to learn, succeed, and positively contribute to their local, national, and global societies. Although many institutions have made great strides to improve access, retention, and ...
1814, 1914, 2014: Lessons from the Past, Visions for the Future
25 Aug - 29 Aug, 2014
2014 marks the centenary year of the outbreak of World War One and the bicentenary year of the opening of the Congress of Vienna - two dates that profoundly shaped the course of our history. While in 1814, at the end of the Napoleonic Wars, the concerted powers of Europe were architects of a new international ...
The Future of Banking: Is There a Sustainable Business Model for Banks?
18 Aug - 20 Aug, 2014
The global economic crisis has turned a harsh spotlight on the role, accountability and transparency of banks and their leadership. In the outside world, public confidence and support is at an all-time low with far-reaching questions about the social utility of banks. On the inside, banks face complex ...
Holocaust and Genocide Education: Sharing Experience Across Borders
21 Jun - 26 Jun, 2014
This symposium, the fourth within Salzburg Global Seminar's Holocaust Education and Genocide Prevention series, will examine the challenges and successes in the teaching and remembrance of the Holocaust and other genocides outside of North America and Europe, focusing particularly on countries that ...
Salzburg Global LGBT Forum: Creating Long-Term Global Networks to Sustain LGBT Human Rights Organizations
18 May - 21 May, 2014

Mind the Gap! Innovating for Regional Cohesion and Smart Growth
17 May - 22 May, 2014
The European Union's Cohesion Policy is a pioneering component of European construction and integration. The second largest item in the EU budget, just behind the Common Agricultural Policy, it provides a key instrument to reduce disparities between development levels in different parts of the EU. Despite ...
New Dynamics in Global Trade Architecture: WTO, G20 and Regional Trade Agreements
30 Apr - 03 May, 2014
In collaboration with the Korea Development Institute, this program will build on Salzburg Global's longstanding program focused on global economic challenges and governance. Following the Bali WTO Summit on the Doha Round and the anticipated completion of the TransPacific Partnership, the program will ...
Conflict Transformation through Culture: Peace-Building and the Arts
06 Apr - 10 Apr, 2014
2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I and the beginning of a nearly half a century of industrialized conflict. This program will continue Salzburg Global's series on "The Transformative Power of the Arts", supported through our long-standing partnership with the Edward T. Cone ...
Professional Development Workshop: Using Theater Techniques to Improve Your Leadership Impact
04 Apr - 06 Apr, 2014
Are you keen to push back your boundaries and try something new this year? Are you looking for ways to grow and bring fresh energy to your life and work? Then join Salzburg Global Seminar's inaugural creative workshop this spring - a theater-based leadership development program for professionals from ...
Russian Civil Society Symposium: Building Bridges to the Future
01 Apr - 04 Apr, 2014
Since the 1990s, a more active and open civil society sector has developed across the Russian Federation. While civil society institutions and civic engagement in Russia are not new, the growth of the sector over the last twenty years has created hopes that Russian civil society could become the voice ...
Strengthening Diversity and Inclusion in Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen
27 Mar - 29 Mar, 2014

Value(s) for Money? Philanthropy as a Catalyst for Social and Financial Transformation
06 Mar - 09 Mar, 2014
Increasing social and environmental challenges, writ globally, are raising the stakes for philanthropy to find "solutions". The deeply complex nature of these challenges, however, defies easy fixes and requires more sophisticated and diffuse systems level approaches. Is the philanthropic sector ready, ...
The Fifth Annual Lloyd N. Cutler Lecture on the Rule of Law: Eric E. Schmidt
17 Nov - 18 Nov, 2014
The Cutler Lectureship, in memory of the Lloyd N. Cutler, who served Salzburg Global Seminar for more than two decades as Board Chair, is presented annually and features a distinguished speaker on a vital legal issue of international interest. This year the lecture will be hosted by Justice Ruth Bader ...
Education for Global Citizenship: What, Why and How?
13 Jul - 20 Jul, 2014
Colleges and universities are vital institutions for addressing political, social, and economic concerns, be they at a local, national, or global level. While embedded in their communities, they contribute substantially to a nation's competitiveness and operate within an increasingly international environment ...
Education for Global Citizenship: What, Why and How?
06 Jul - 13 Jul, 2014
Colleges and universities are vital institutions for addressing political, social, and economic concerns, be they at a local, national, or global level. While embedded in their communities, they contribute substantially to a nation's competitiveness and operate within an increasingly international environment ...
Global Citizenship and Universal Human Rights
02 Jun - 09 Jun, 2014
Tomorrow's leaders must think and act as global citizens in order to address the challenges facing humanity. Broadly defined, global citizens are people who are consciously prepared to live and work in the complex interdependent society of the 21st century and contribute to improving the common global ...
Global Citizenship: Ethics and Engagement
25 May - 01 Jun, 2014
Tomorrow's leaders must think and act as global citizens in order to address the challenges facing humanity. Broadly defined, global citizens are people who are consciously prepared to live and work in the complex interdependent society of the 21st century and contribute to improving the common global ...
Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
12 Apr - 19 Apr, 2014
Tomorrow's leaders must think and act as global citizens in order to address the challenges facing humanity. Broadly defined, global citizens are people who are consciously prepared to live and work in the complex interdependent society of the 21st century and contribute to improving the common global ...
Pathways to Global Citizenship: Roots and Routes
27 Feb - 06 Mar, 2014
Tomorrow's leaders must think and act as global citizens in order to address the challenges facing humanity. Broadly defined, global citizens are people who are consciously prepared to live and work in the complex interdependent society of the 21st century and contribute to improving the common global ...
A Lived Practice Symposium - Artists as Changemakers
06 Nov - 06 Nov, 2014
Hosted by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), this day-long symposium and evening public forum will look at the creative industries and the cities they benefit.
Defining America: New Writing, New Voices, New Directions
27 Sep - 01 Oct, 2014
The United States is always in flux. In a sense, change is its defining quality and recent demographic movements and technological developments are transforming all aspects of cultural expression and reshaping social and creative interactions. New writing in new voices is suggesting new directions.

This ...

Europe's future: 1814, 1914 - or something completely different?
03 Feb - 03 Feb, 2014
Salzburg Global Senior Advisor Edward Mortimer will deliver this lecture at the House of Lords in London in honor of long-serving Board Member and Senior Fellow Michael Palliser, covering the future of Europe.
Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change: Civic Voices - Justice, Rights and Social Change
20 Jul - 09 Aug, 2014
The Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change is a multi-dimensional initiative that provides curricular materials, training and support for journalism schools, programs and classrooms across the world. It is organized through a network of participating universities in China, East Africa, the Middle ...

2015

Untapped Talent: Can better testing and data accelerate creativity in learning and societies?

12 Dec - 17 Dec, 2015
To identify talent and foster success across society, assessment science and practice along with predictive analytics will need to become drivers for change. This session will focus on the current gap between standardized assessments and the need to educate and measure for 21st century skills of creativity, ...
Parks for the Planet Forum: Nature, Health and a New Urban Generation
08 Nov - 11 Nov, 2015
Today's rates of urbanization have no precedent in history. By 2045, over two-thirds of the world's population will live in towns and cities, with 90% of that increase taking place across Asia and Africa. As existing cities expand and new cities are born, the way in which urban populations and planners ...
Aging Societies: Advancing Innovation and Equity
01 Nov - 05 Nov, 2015

Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators II
17 Oct - 22 Oct, 2015
The Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators (YCI) is an annual series of Salzburg Global Seminar that brings 50 of the world's most talented young innovators from the culture and arts sector together at Schloss Leopoldskron to help them develop the dynamic vision, entrepreneurial skills, ...
Corporate Governance in the Global Economy: The Changing Role of Directors
01 Oct - 03 Oct, 2015
A decade of corporate turmoil across the globe has called into question long-standing corporate governance practices and has energized critics of the corporate governance status quo. Recent shifts in practices have included a significant movement of investment capital to actively-managed funds, increased ...
The Future of Financial Intermediation: Banking, Securities Markets, or Something New?
30 Jun - 02 Jul, 2015
The accelerating transformation of the financial services industry, and the emergence of alternative financial intermediaries, have profound medium- and long-term implications for global financial markets and their supervision. Financial intermediaries who channel funds from investors to those who require ...
Global LGBT Forum - Strengthening Communities: LGBT Rights & Social Cohesion
14 Jun - 19 Jun, 2015
The free expression of sexuality and gender identity has become a defining characteristic of tolerant, pluralistic, and democratic societies in the 21st century. In the context of the continuing globalization of the LGBT* human rights movement, both the positive advances of LGBT rights and the backlashes ...
International Responses to Crimes Against Humanity: The Case of North Korea
02 Jun - 07 Jun, 2015

Youth, Economics and Violence: Implications for Future Conflict
26 Apr - 01 May, 2015
Today's youth face an identity crisis. Youth should symbolize rising hopes, endless possibilities and the energy to reach personal goals. Yet societal systems in many countries are failing young people, as reflected in poor educational, professional and health forecasts - especially for youth on the ...
Early Childhood Development & Education
15 Apr - 18 Apr, 2015
In early childhood, society places high value on parental responsibility and rarely considers this time of development a mainstream economic and budgetary matter. This is counterintuitive. For decades, Nobel prizewinner James Heckman and others have made the economic case for investments in Early Childhood ...
The Promise of Data: Will this Bring a Revolution in Health Care?
22 Mar - 27 Mar, 2015
It has now become an orthodoxy that we are moving into the age of 'Big Data'. This derives from ever increasing processing power and the vast surge in connectedness - with mobile technologies at the forefront and sensors in nearly all appliances, we are set to have 50 billion devices by 2020 connected ...
The Neuroscience of Art: What are the Sources of Creativity and Innovation?
21 Feb - 26 Feb, 2015
In recent years, there have been an increasing number of scientific investigations into art, exploring what actually happens in the brain during the creative process. Most of these collaborations have been based in neuroscience and psychological approaches to how art is perceived, produced and created, ...
Philanthropy in the Global Age
04 Dec - 05 Dec, 2015

The Immigration Crisis: A Preview of Things to Come?
17 Nov - 17 Nov, 2015

Palliser Lecture 2015: Britain's International Obligations - Fetters or Keys?
18 Mar - 18 Mar, 2015

Salzburg Cutler Law Fellows Program
20 Feb - 21 Feb, 2015
Salzburg Global Seminar, in partnership with ten of the leading U.S. law schools, offers the "Salzburg Cutler Law Fellows Program," a one-of-a-kind program for students interested in international law and legal practice. Launched in the fall of 2012, the Salzburg Cutler Law Fellows Program was named ...
Education for Global Citizenship: What, Why, and How
13 Jul - 20 Jul, 2015
Tomorrow's leaders must think and act as global citizens in order to address the challenges facing humanity. Broadly defined, global citizens are people who are consciously prepared to live and work in the complex interdependent society of the 21st century and contribute to improving the common global ...
Education for Global Citizenship: What, Why, and How
06 Jul - 13 Jul, 2015
Tomorrow's leaders must think and act as global citizens in order to address the challenges facing humanity. Broadly defined, global citizens are people who are consciously prepared to live and work in the complex interdependent society of the 21st century and contribute to improving the common global ...
Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
07 Jun - 10 Jun, 2015
Tomorrow's leaders must think and act as global citizens in order to address the challenges facing humanity. Broadly defined, global citizens are people who are consciously prepared to live and work in the complex interdependent society of the 21st century and contribute to improving the common global ...
Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
29 May - 05 Jun, 2015
Tomorrow's leaders must think and act as global citizens in order to address the challenges facing humanity. Broadly defined, global citizens are people who are consciously prepared to live and work in the complex interdependent society of the 21st century and contribute to improving the common global ...
Global Citizenship and Universal Human Rights
23 May - 30 May, 2015
Tomorrow's leaders must think and act as global citizens in order to address the challenges facing humanity. Broadly defined, global citizens are people who are consciously prepared to live and work in the complex interdependent society of the 21st century and contribute to improving the common global ...
Pathways to Global Citizenship: Roots and Routes
04 Apr - 11 Apr, 2015
Tomorrow's leaders must think and act as global citizens in order to address the challenges facing humanity. Broadly defined, global citizens are people who are consciously prepared to live and work in the complex interdependent society of the 21st century and contribute to improving the common global ...
Global Citizenship: Ethics and Engagement
26 Feb - 05 Mar, 2015
Tomorrow's leaders must think and act as global citizens in order to address the challenges facing humanity. Broadly defined, global citizens are people who are consciously prepared to live and work in the complex interdependent society of the 21st century and contribute to improving the common global ...
The Search for a New Global Balance: America's Changing Role in the World
24 Sep - 29 Sep, 2015
While a new sense of globalism is shared by all countries, it nevertheless still brings with it conflicts and tensions between national groupings. Issues of world-wide concern, such as matters of climate change conflict with commercial imperatives and competition. Cross national groupings emerge even ...
cultureFWD workshop: Nurturing the New Creator
23 Jun - 23 Jun, 2015

Vienna Evening Discussion: Educating Young People for the Jobs of the Future
19 Mar - 19 Mar, 2015

Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change: Civic Voices - Justice, Rights and Social Change
20 Jul - 09 Aug, 2015
The Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change is a multidimensional initiative that provides learning materials, training and support for media schools, programs and classrooms across the world. It is organized through a network of participating universities in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern ...

2016

Rethinking Care Toward the End of Life

14 Dec - 19 Dec, 2016

Getting Smart: Measuring and Evaluating Social and Emotional Skills
04 Dec - 09 Dec, 2016
Common sense and hard evidence suggest that social and emotional skills (S&E skills) empower individuals to achieve labour market success, maintain healthy lifestyles, exercise active (global) citizenship, express tolerance and non-violence. The paucity of social and emotional assessment and learning ...
Learning from the Past: Promoting Pluralism and Countering Extremism
01 Dec - 03 Dec, 2016

The Next Frontier: Transboundary Cooperation for Biodiversity and Peace
09 Nov - 13 Nov, 2016
Border areas are often isolated by their geographies, with their respective territories subject to often-contradictory policies and administrative arrangements on different sides of the border. Even where political boundaries divide peoples with close cultural, ethnic and/or linguistic ties, manmade ...
Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators III
11 Oct - 16 Oct, 2016
The Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators (YCI) is an annual series of Salzburg Global Seminar that brings together fifty of the world's most talented young innovators from the culture and arts sector at Schloss Leopoldskron to help them develop the dynamic vision, entrepreneurial skills, ...
Leadership for Regional Cooperation in Asia for the 21st Century
05 Oct - 08 Oct, 2016

Future of Public Service: Program Strategy Meeting
03 Oct - 05 Oct, 2016
Familiar public services and institutions are in the early stage of radical renewal that may render them unrecognizable by 2050. New technologies and societal transformation are reconfiguring the interdependent world at unprecedented speed. New concepts and demands for more flexible and dynamic public ...
Salzburg Global LGBT Forum: The Many Faces of LGBT Inclusion
02 Oct - 07 Oct, 2016

The Corporate Balancing Act: How Can Directors Manage Conflicting Pressures?
29 Sep - 01 Oct, 2016

Better Health Care: How do we learn about improvement?
10 Jul - 15 Jul, 2016

Financing the Global Economy: How Can Traditional and Non-Traditional Sources Be Integrated?
27 Jun - 29 Jun, 2016
Against the background of fragile economic recovery and slowing growth in emerging markets in the aftermath of the financial crisis, the focus of policy-makers and regulators is shifting from fixing the causes of the last crisis to stimulating growth. While the banking sector has been deleveraging after ...
Living Arts in Post Conflict Contexts Forum: Practices, Partnerships, Possibilities
10 Mar - 12 Mar, 2016

Beyond Green: The Arts as a Catalyst for Sustainability
19 Feb - 24 Feb, 2016
The creative sector has played a significant role in efforts to raise awareness of the impacts of climate change and encourage sustainable social, economic, and environmental practices worldwide. Many artists and cultural organizations have embarked on remarkable projects that make us reflect on our ...
Hooked on Health Care: Designing Strategies for Better Health
16 Jan - 21 Jan, 2016
The dominance of medicine has led most developed economies to invest in healthcare rather than health and there is danger of replication in low and middle-income countries. This is neither good for communities or individuals through their life course, nor is it an effective use of resources, especially ...
The Sixth Annual Lloyd N. Cutler Lecture on the Rule of Law: Law and the Use of Force: Challenges for the Next President
20 Nov - 20 Nov, 2016
The Cutler Lectureship, in memory of Lloyd N. Cutler, who served Salzburg Global Seminar for more than two decades as Board Chair, is presented annually and features a distinguished speaker on a vital legal issue of international interest. The Sixth Annual Lloyd N. Cutler Lecture will be hosted by ...
Salzburg Cutler Fellows Law Program
19 Feb - 20 Feb, 2016

Images of America: Reality and Stereotypes
23 Sep - 27 Sep, 2016
There are ambivalent, conflicting and contradicting images world-wide of America, its culture, institutions and people… America impacts world wide, and its image is shaped by every available medium. We will describe and discuss the nature and sources of the conflicting images, keeping in mind that the ...
Remaking the State: The Impact of the Digital Revolution Now and to Come
09 Sep - 12 Sep, 2016

Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change: Migration, Media & Global Uncertainty
17 Jul - 06 Aug, 2016

2017

Springboard for Talent: Language Learning and Integration in a Globalized World

12 Dec - 17 Dec, 2017

Building Healthy Communities: The Role of Hospitals
07 Dec - 12 Dec, 2017

Changing Minds: Innovations in Dementia Care and Dementia-Friendly Communities
28 Nov - 03 Dec, 2017

The HKFYG Jockey Club School of Global Leadership Launch Ceremony with Salzburg Global Seminar
17 Nov - 19 Nov, 2017

Learning from the Past: Sharing Experiences across Borders to Combat Extremism
16 Nov - 20 Nov, 2017

Sciana 2017 Meeting 2
09 Nov - 12 Nov, 2017

The Asia We Want: Building Community Through Regional Cooperation I - A Clean and Green Asia
06 Nov - 09 Nov, 2017

Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators IV
14 Oct - 19 Oct, 2017

The Courageous Director: Can Corporations Better Serve People, Planet, and Profit?
05 Oct - 07 Oct, 2017

Driving the Change: Global Talent Management for Effective Philanthropy
17 Sep - 20 Sep, 2017

Global Challenges, Regional Responses: How Can We Avoid Fragmentation in the Financial System?
26 Jun - 28 Jun, 2017

In the Spotlight: How Can the Public Sector Excel Under Changing Dynamics?
10 Jun - 12 Jun, 2017

Salzburg Global LGBT Forum - Home: Safety, Wellness, and Belonging
14 May - 19 May, 2017
Being part of family is a fundamental human condition as well as a human right. All of us long to feel at home with the families of our birth, in the families of our choosing, and in the families we raise. Equally, we all have the right to live safely within the cultures and countries in which we are ...
Sciana 2017 Meeting 1
26 Apr - 29 Apr, 2017

The Child in the City: Health, Parks and Play
18 Mar - 22 Mar, 2017

Toward a Shared Culture of Health: Enriching and Charting the Patient-Clinician Relationship
10 Mar - 16 Mar, 2017
In 1998, in a Salzburg Global session attended by 64 individuals from 29 countries, teams of health professionals, patient advocates, artists, storytellers, policy makers, representatives of the media, social scientists and other lay individuals created the country of PeoplePower, a nation whose health ...
The Art of Resilience: Creativity, Courage and Renewal
07 Feb - 12 Feb, 2017

Life and Justice in America: Implications of the New Administration
22 Sep - 26 Sep, 2017

Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators: Regional Fellows Event
27 Apr - 29 Apr, 2017

Voices Against Extremism: Media Responses to Global Populism
16 Jul - 05 Aug, 2017

Salzburg Cutler Fellows Law Program: Future of Public and Private International Law
24 Feb - 25 Feb, 2017

2018

Sciana C2.2

24 Nov - 27 Nov, 2018

Session 597 Sciana 2.1
10 Jun - 13 Jun, 2018

2019

CS-147 Sciana C2.4

24 Nov - 27 Nov, 2019

CS-145 Sciana C2.3
13 May - 16 May, 2019

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