Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

February 25, 2014

Blue Card, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Guest Lecture: Ori Soltes

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Zell B. Miller Learning Center
Room 148

Contact: Geff Oztunc

"Making Peace in and with the World: The Role of Social Movements," Ori Soltes, Georgetown University. Soltes will talk about making peace in and with the world and the role of social movements on achieving world peace. His talk will explore the ways of preventing violence, the process of dialogue for bringing morality into all facets of life and putting effort in turning ideas into actions for making "living together and a peaceful world" possible.

Part of the The IDEA Society's Distinguished Speaker Series. The Distinguished Speaker Series provide the audience with the opportunity to obtain a first-hand experience of local, national and international leaders as they speak on areas within their expertise. Speakers include accomplished government officials, academics, community activists and writers.

Soltes is a professor of theology at Georgetown University. He has spent a lifetime wrestling with questions that resonate through the history of the human experience. His dynamic teaching, lecturing, curating and writing reflect a broad series of interests and a unique ability to combine them in unusual ways that are thought-provoking and both challenging and intellectually exciting.

The purpose of this event is to inform students and faculty at UGA about the importance of living together peacefully in a society and furthermore the ways for achieving world peace.

The IDEA Society