July 6, 2010

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter Speaks at Meyner Center Forum

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On June 17, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter gave the keynote address at the Robert B. and Helen S. Meyner Center’s Seventh Annual Forum on Local Government. More than 100 municipal officials and members of the Lafayette community attended the forum. Since being elected in November 2008, Mayor Nutter has led America’s sixth largest city during […]

April 21, 2010

“I Know Democracy’s Not Popular with You Lot”: Why The European Union Needs to Learn Constitutional Lessons from the United States

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Dr. Andrew Glencross, a visiting lecturer in the International Relations Program at the University of Pennsylvania, delivered a speech on concepts of federalism within the European Union.  Glencross earned his Ph.D. In political science from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy; he was a Joseph Hodges Choate Fellow at Harvard University; and is the […]

April 15, 2010

“How Does Japanese Local Government Respond to Globalization?”

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Mr. Hiroshi Sasaki, Executive Director of the Japan Local Government Center (NYC), spoke at a Brown Bag.  Following this, he also participated in Prof. Kincaid’s GOVT 310 American Federalism class. Below is the first part of his public lecture; additional clips are available on the Meyner Center’s YouTube channel.

March 4, 2010

“Governing for Sustainable Water in Complex Environments”

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. Elinor Ostrom, Professor of Political Science, Indiana University, and 2009 winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science, delivered a public lecture and also hosted an intimate student discussion. The first portion of her public address is below, and additional videos of both events are available on the Meyner Center’s YouTube channel .

February 4, 2010

Professor Nicholas Aroney Visits

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Dr. Nicholas Aroney delivered a public lecture on Australian constitutional law and then spoke in Prof. Kincaid’s Politics, Policy, and Law in American Federalism class. Aroney is a Professor of Law at the TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland, Australia. Below is the first part of his public lecture; additional clips are […]

November 3, 2009

Professor Michael Burgess Visits

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Professor Michael Burgess spoke to the students in Prof. Kincaid’s U.S. Politics and State and Local Government classes about the impacts of the American model of federalism on other federal countries and experiments around the world. Burgess is Professor of Federal Studies and Director of the Centre for Federal Studies at the University of Kent […]

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