Professor Robert Lurz participated in a roundtable discussion on the topic of "Eagles, Pigeons, Swine and Puppies: What people think about animal thinking" on March 15 at Hunter College. This event was hosted by the Thinking Animals Foundation. For more information, check out the following site: http://thinkinganimals.org/lecture_series.html.
Assistant Professor Michael Menser and Kwabena Edusei gave a talk on "Creating Public-Public Partnerships: Utilizing Universities for Participatory Budgeting" at the Public Philosophy Network Conference at Emory University (Atlanta) on March 16.
Assistant Professor Michael Menser gave a talk on "Using Participatory Budgeting to Promote Political Equality and Ecological Sustainability in the NYC Region" at Hofstra University (Hempstead, N.Y.) on March 8.
Assistant Professor Michael Menser gave a talk on "The Participatory Metropolis: a Solidarity Economy Framework for Rebuilding After Hurricane Sandy" at Middlebury College (Middlebury, Vt.) on Feb. 28.
Visiting Professor Sheldon Krimsky participated in a debate on genetically engineered babies as part of the Intelligence^2 debate series, on Feb. 13.