Category: Academic Year 2011-2012

Truth in the Global Media Age by Prof. Clifford Christians

When:   18 April, 2012, 19:30
Where:  Andrey Delchev Auditorium

Clifford Christians is one of the leading academic figures in the world of media ethics. The recipient of numerous awards, Professor Christians currently serves on the editorial boards of a dozen academic journals and is Professor Emeritus of Communications, Media Studies and Journalism at the University of Illinois. In this lecture, Professor Christians discusses ethics in the age of global media.

Clifford Christians is one of the leading academic figures in the world of media ethics. The recipient of numerous awards, Professor Christians currently serves on the editorial boards of a dozen academic journals and is Professor Emeritus of Communications, Media Studies and Journalism at the University of Illinois. In this lecture, Professor Christians discusses ethics in the age of global media.

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Foundations of Impersonal Exchange: The Theory and Policy of Contractual Registries by Prof. Benito Arrunada

When:   4 April, 2012, 19:30
Where:  Andrey Delchev Auditorium

Benito Arrunada, Professor of Business Organization at the Department of Economics and Business at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona


Psychoanalysis and Society: Prohibition, Enjoyment and the Spirits of Capitalism by Dr. Yannis Stavrakakis

When:   28 March, 2012, 19:30
Where:  Andrey Delchev Auditorium

Dr. Yannis Stavrakakis, Associate Professor, School of Political Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Well-known Greek political theorist Yannis Stavrakakisdiscusses the two spirits of capitalism in a psychological analysis of the different socioeconomic approaches. Professor Stavrakakis also talks about the European crisis and answers questions from the audience. Dr. Yannis Stavrakakis is mainly known for his explorations of the importance of psychoanalytic theory for contemporary political and cultural analysis and currently serves as Associate Professor at the School of Political Sciences of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

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10th – 11th Century Byzantine Architecture in the Balkans & Its Armenian Counterpart: The Enigma of Similarities by Armen Kazaryan

CANCELLED

When:   21 March, 2012, 19:30
Where:  Andrey Delchev Auditorium

Armen Kazaryan, Head of Department of Ancient and Medieval Architecture, Research Institute of Theory of Architecture and Town-planning, Russian Academy of Architecture and Building Sciences, Moscow, Russia


European Debt Crisis: the Impact on Emerging Europe and Bulgaria by Assoc. Prof. Didar Erdinc

When:   22 February, 2012, 19:30
Where:  Andrey Delchev Auditorium

Didar Erdinc, Associate Professor of Economics, AUBG


Cultural Studies and the LXX Translations into Modern Languages by Serguey Ivanov

When:   15 February, 2012, 19:30
Where:  Andrey Delchev Auditorium

Serguey Ivanov, Associate Professor of Linguistics and Religion, AUBG


Europe’s Real Crisis by Mr. Ivan Krastev

When:   9 February, 2012, 19:30
Where:  Andrey Delchev Auditorium

Mr. Ivan Krastev, Chair of the Board, Program Director, Political Research, Centre for Liberal Strategies


Europe and the Euro-Challenge by H.E. Mr. Philippe Autié

When:   25 January, 2012, 19:15
Where:  Andrey Delchev Auditorium

The French Ambassador to Bulgaria Philippe Autie will discuss Europe and the challenges in front of the common currency of the Eurozone with students from the American University in Bulgaria. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, 25 January 2012 at 7:15 PM in the “Balkanski” Academic Center on Skaptopara Campus. This is the second lecture, jointly organized by AUBG and the “Balkanski-Panitza” Institute for Advanced Studies.

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The End of Europe? by Dr. Dimitar Bechev

When:   18 January, 2012, 19:00
Where:  Andrey Delchev Auditorium

Dimitar Bechev, head of the European Council on Foreign Relations’ office in Sofia and a Professor at Oxford University, opened new lecture series at AUBG. On January 18, 2012, the first lecture, titled “The End of Europe?” was held in the Andrey Delchev Auditorium of the Balkanski Academic Center. The series has been organized by AUBG in cooperation with the Balkanski-Panitza Institute for Advanced Studies. The Institute is the brainchild of the close friends Professor Minko Balkanski and the late Dimi Panitza. The Balkanski-Panitza Institute for Advanced Studies is an international non-profit body dedicated to the promotion of excellence in sciences, humanities and social studies. BPIAS scholarly activities have a special geographical focus on the Black Sea and the Silk Road regions. Established by prominent European and American academics gathered in Fourges, France, on June 20, 2011, the Institute is an autonomous association bringing together institutional and individual members.

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