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Starr Forum: Bitcoin and the Global Economy
Thursday, April 07, 2016
About the Speakers:
Senior Advisor, Digital Currency Initiative, MIT Media Lab
Former journalist, The Wall Street Journal
Co-author: The Age of Cryptocurrency How Bitcoin & Digital Money are Challenging the Global Economic Order
Head, Marketing and Content and Communications Products;
Initiative Lead, BlockChain
TradingScreen Internet Pioneer and
MIT Media Lab Alumna
Starr Forum: Racing to the Precipice: Global Climate, Political Climate
March 23, 2017
Starr Forum lecture with Noam Chomsky on climate change and President Trump.
About Noam Chomsky:
Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist. Sometimes described as "the father of modern linguistics", Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy, and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He is Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he has worked since 1955, and is the author of over 100 books on topics such as linguistics, war, politics, and mass media. Ideologically, he aligns with anarcho-syndicalism and libertarian socialism.
Starr Forum: The Trump-Putin Phenomenon
September 14, 2017
A session of the Focus on Russia Lecture Series
Co-chairs, Carol Saivetz and Elizabeth Wood
Julia Ioffe, Moscow born American journalist who covers national security and foreign policy topics for The Atlantic
Garry Kasparov, Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation, Russian chess grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer, and political activist.