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Inaugural Lecture of the Burkart Holzner Lecture Series in International Affairs:
"Redirecting Technological Progress: Greener, Profitable, Sustainable"

October 21, 2008

Lecture by Dr. Ernst von Weizsäcker, Dean of the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara


Visit of the Honorable Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister of Luxembourg

April 10, 2008

Opening remarks and presentation of Honorary Doctorate of Public & International Affairs by Mark A. Nordenberg, Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh


Visit of the Honorable Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister of Luxembourg

April 10, 2008

Distinguished lecture by his Excellency Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister of Luxembourg


Trends in Globalization: Competing in a Global Marketplace

September 29, 2006

Panel presentation from the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Council on International Education, featuring Schuyler Foerster, Mary Del Brady, Sunil Wadhwani, and David Iwinski, Jr.


From Pittsburgh to Lisbon: Reform in Times of Change

February 10, 2006

Opening Remarks and Introduction by Mark A. Nordenberg, Chancellor, University of Pittsburgh


From Pittsburgh to Lisbon: Reform in Times of Change

February 10, 2006

Lecture by José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission


The CISG and the Business Lawyer: The UNCITRAL Digest as a Contract Drafting Tool

Welcome and Session I: The CISG Challenge in Drafting Contracts

November 4, 2005

Welcome by James V. Maher, Provost and Mary A. Crossley, Dean of the Law School.

Panelists: Jernej Sekolec, Peter Winship, Vivian Curran, Albert Kritzer


The CISG and the Business Lawyer: The UNCITRAL Digest as a Contract Drafting Tool

Session II: General Contract Drafting Issues: Choosing The CISG (Or Not); Choosing The Forum; Choosing Supplementary Law

November 4, 2005

Moderator: H. Woodruff Turner

Panelists: Michael Bridge, Franco Ferrari, Filip De Ly, Ronald A. Brand




The CISG and the Business Lawyer: The UNCITRAL Digest as a Contract Drafting Tool

Session III: Business Economics of Drafting For The CISG

November 4, 2005

Moderator: V. Susanne Cook

Panelists: Marco Torsello, Sandra Saiegh, Kenneth Lehn




The CISG and the Business Lawyer: The UNCITRAL Digest as a Contract Drafting Tool

Session IV: Specific Contract Drafting Issues: Formation

November 4, 2005

Moderator: Dennis Unkovic

Panelists: John E. Murray, Jr., Pilar Perales Viscasillas, Harry Flechtner



The CISG and the Business Lawyer: The UNCITRAL Digest as a Contract Drafting Tool

Session V: Specific Contract Drafting Issues: Performance

November 5, 2005

Moderator: Max Laun

Panelists: Joseph Lookofsky, Alejandro Garro, Johan Erauw



Dilemmas of European Integration

October 27, 2005

Lecture by Giandomenico Majone, Retired professor of Public Policy, European University Institute.






National Interest and Global Responsibilities Conference

Keynote Interview - Audio Only

April 19, 2005

A conversation with Jamie Shea, NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for External Relations

This presentation made possible in conjunction with the Atlantic Council of the U.S., PoliTalk.org, and the NATO Public Diplomacy Division

Please note that Dr. Shea's remarks represent his personal views and do not reflect the opinions of NATO, the Atlantic Council, Politalk.org, or the University of Pittsburgh

Forty Years of Excellence in Training and Scholarship in Latin American Studies, 1964-2004

Panel I: Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh

December 3, 2004

An overview of the history of Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, with comments from Kathleen Musante DeWalt, Cole Blasier, Carmelo Mesa-Lago, Mitchell A. Seligson, Billie R. DeWalt, and Joseph F. Dominic

Forty Years of Excellence in Training and Scholarship in Latin American Studies, 1964-2004

Panel II: History and Society in Latin American Studies

December 3, 2004

Presentations by G. Reid Andrews, Alejandro de la Fuente, Michael Ervin, and Betsy Konefal.





Forty Years of Excellence in Training and Scholarship in Latin American Studies, 1964-2004

Panel III: Latin American Archaeology at the University of Pittsburgh

December 3, 2004

Presentations by Maria Auxiliadora Cordero, Florencio Delgado, Robert D. Drennan, Michael Heckenberger, Carl Langebaek. Moderated by James B. Richardson III with discussion by Elizabeth M. Brumfiel.

For a Bigger and Stronger European Union

November 29, 2004

Lecture by Dr. Eva Nowotny, Austrian Ambassador to the United States.





The Bubble of American Supremacy: The War in Iraq and the 2004 Election

October 5, 2004

Lecture by George Soros, Chairman, Soros Fund Management, LLC.





The Hysterical Road from 911 to Falujah

October 5, 2004

Lecture by Rami Khouri, Exective Editor of the Daily Star in Beirut.






The US, the Muslim World, and Global Terrorism

September 13, 2004

Lecture by Dr. John Esposito, founding Director of Georgetown’s Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.




Private Law, Private International Law, and Judicial Cooperation in the EU-U.S. Relationship: Opening Remarks

May 7, 2004

Welcome and introduction to the policy conference by Dr. James V. Maher, Dr. Alberta Sbragia, Dr. Bart de Schutter, and Dr. Ronald Brand.



Brazil Business Briefing: Keynote

May 8, 2003

Keynote presentation by Dr. Arturo Porzecanski, Head of Emerging Markets, Economics, & Debt Strategy, and Managing Director of ABN AMRO.



Brazil Business Briefing: Videoconference I

May 8, 2003

Videoconference centered at the University of Pittsburgh's Oakland campus, involving representatives from Epic Captial Corporation, Free Markets, Summa Technologies, Mine Safety Appliances, and INTRIX.

Brazil Business Briefing: Videoconference II

May 8, 2003

Videoconference between the University of Pittsburgh's Oakland campus and the U.S. Department of Commerce.




Brazil Business Briefing: Panel I

May 8, 2003

Panel presentations by Dr. Barry Ames, University of Pittsburgh Department of Political Science, Stu Sutin, Mellon Financial Serices, and Maria Velez de Berliner, Latin Trade Services.


Brazil Business Briefing: Panel II

May 8, 2003

Panel Presentations from representatives of the Katz Graduate School of Business, PNC Bank, Reference Metals, and PPG.



The Breakup and Integration of Nations

April 10, 2003

Keynote lecture from the symposium "Globalization, Regionalization, & Political Stability," delivered by Dr. Gérard Roland, University of California, Berkeley.

Islam in Europe: Interacting Perspectives

March 21, 2003

Keynote lecture for the aforementioned symposium, delivered by Dr. David Nirenberg, Charlotte Bloomberg Professor in the Humanities, Johns Hopkins University.


Reforms of the State: Variations Across Space & Policy Area

February 5, 2003

A lecture by Dr. B. Guy Peters, Maurice Falk Professor of American Government at the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Political Science (Audio only)


Explaining America to the World: The Disconnect Between US & Arabic Perceptions of Security Issues

October 23, 2002

A lecture by Dr. William Rugh, President and CEO of AMIDEAST and former US Ambassador to the Republic of Yemen and the United Arab Emirates


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