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Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
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Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
March 01 to 08, 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 ...
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Unlocking the Debt Conundrum: Paths to Growth and Fiscal Sustainability Planning Workshop
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Unlocking the Debt Conundrum: Paths to Growth and Fiscal Sustainability Planning Workshop
March 08 to 10, 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 ...
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Islam in the West: Alternative Visions
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Islam in the West: Alternative Visions
March 22 to 22, 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 ...
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Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
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Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
April 07 to 14, 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 ...
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Making Health Care Better in Low and Middle Income Economies: What are the next steps and how do we get there?
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Making Health Care Better in Low and Middle Income Economies: What are the next steps and how do we get there?
April 22 to 27, 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 ...
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Public and Private Cultural Exchange-Based Diplomacy: New Models for the 21st Century
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490
Public and Private Cultural Exchange-Based Diplomacy: New Models for the 21st Century
April 28 to May 02, 2012
The fifty-four participants of the Salzburg Global Seminar Session 490 on “Public and Private Cultural Exchange-Based Diplomacy” met at an auspicious moment in the evolution of international cultural engagement. As comment after comment at the Seminar made clear, there is ...
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Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
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Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
May 12 to 19, 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 ...
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The Future of the Multilateral Trading System and the World Trade Organization
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The Future of the Multilateral Trading System and the World Trade Organization
May 21 to 23, 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 ...
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Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
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Global Citizenship: At Home and in the World
May 30 to June 06, 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 ...
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Transcending Borders: The Intersections of Art, Science, Technology, and Society on a Global Stage
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Transcending Borders: The Intersections of Art, Science, Technology, and Society on a Global Stage
June 04 to 04, 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. ...
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Good Behaviors: The Crucial Connection between Health and Education
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Good Behaviors: The Crucial Connection between Health and Education
June 08 to 11, 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 ...
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Next Generation Leadership for Egypt
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Next Generation Leadership for Egypt
June 09 to 10, 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 ...
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15th Annual Freeman Salzburg Symposium on Dynamic Asia: Strategies for a Common Future
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15th Annual Freeman Salzburg Symposium on Dynamic Asia: Strategies for a Common Future
June 14 to 19, 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 ...
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Salzburg Global Seminar Annual Board of Directors' Meeting 2012
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Salzburg Global Seminar Annual Board of Directors' Meeting 2012
June 22 to 24, 2012
Social media is shaking up our lives - private, public and intellectual. Cyber-activism has accelerated political upheavals in ways unimaginable five years ago. The connective tissue that binds communities-between generations, colleagues, citizens, teachers and pupils, doctors ...
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Learning from the Past: Global Perspectives on Holocaust Education
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Learning from the Past: Global Perspectives on Holocaust Education
June 27 to July 01, 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 ...
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Colleges and Universities as Sites of Global Citizenship
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Colleges and Universities as Sites of Global Citizenship
July 08 to 15, 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 ...
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The Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change
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The Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change
July 22 to August 11, 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 ...
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Financial Regulation: Bridging Global Differences
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Financial Regulation: Bridging Global Differences
August 16 to 19, 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 ...
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USHMM Genocide Prevention Expert Planning Meeting
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USHMM Genocide Prevention Expert Planning Meeting
September 09 to 11, 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 ...
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Resistance and Readiness: Immigration, Nativism and the Challenge of Ethnic and Religious Diversity in the US and Europe Today
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Resistance and Readiness: Immigration, Nativism and the Challenge of Ethnic and Religious Diversity in the US and Europe Today
September 27 to October 01, 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 ...
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Optimizing Talent - Closing Education and Social Mobility Gaps Worldwide: Higher Education and Lifelong Learning
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Optimizing Talent - Closing Education and Social Mobility Gaps Worldwide: Higher Education and Lifelong Learning
October 02 to 07, 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 ...
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Value vs. Profit: Recalculating ROI in Financial and Social Terms
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Value vs. Profit: Recalculating ROI in Financial and Social Terms
October 13 to 17, 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 ...
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Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders
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498
Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders
October 27 to November 01, 2012
The Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders brought together forty-seven dynamic young cultural leaders from thirty-seven countries around the globe for an intensive leadership development program at Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg, Austria. The Salzburg Global ...
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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?
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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?
November 09 to 14, 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 ...
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The Third Annual Lloyd N. Cutler Lecture on the Rule of Law: "Conversation at the Court"
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The Third Annual Lloyd N. Cutler Lecture on the Rule of Law: "Conversation at the Court"
November 12 to 12, 2012
On November 12, 2012, Baroness Helena Kennedy and Professor Anne-Marie Slaughter lead the conversation at the US Supreme Court for Third Annual Lloyd N. Cutler Lecture. Hosted by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, guests enjoyed a stimulating conversation between Baroness Helena ...
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Screening America: Film and Television in the 21st Century
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Screening America: Film and Television in the 21st Century
November 15 to 19, 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 ...
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Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program
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Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program
November 16 to 16, 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 ...
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Cultural Dialogue in International Security
The Case of Russia and the Euro-Atlantic Community
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Cultural Dialogue in International Security
The Case of Russia and the Euro-Atlantic Community
November 27 to 29, 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 ...
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Philanthropy in Times of Crisis and Transition: Catalyzing Forces of Change
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Philanthropy in Times of Crisis and Transition: Catalyzing Forces of Change
December 01 to 04, 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 ...
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China in the 21st Century: What Kind of World Power?
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China in the 21st Century: What Kind of World Power?
December 04 to 09, 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 ...
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Towards a Manifesto for Democracy and Sustainable Development
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Towards a Manifesto for Democracy and Sustainable Development
December 12 to 14, 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. ...
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2012-2013 Winter Festival: A New Year's Celebration
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2012-2013 Winter Festival: A New Year's Celebration
December 28, 2012 to January 03, 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 ...
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