Big Power Shifts: The 2016 Election in World-Historical Perspective
When: Friday, January 20
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: IMU President’s Room
Four historians (Colin Elliott, Rebecca Spang, Marissa Moorman, John Bodnar) will each talk briefly about a consequential moment in history in which power changed hands in a time of great uncertainty. Then they will invite questions, as well as talk with one another about the lessons learned from these earlier times in their relation to the present moment. This event is organized by the Department of History
A Conversation about Health Care Reform
When: Thursday, January 26
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Where: IMU Frangipani Room
A moderated discussion with Kosali Simon, Herman B Wells Endowed Professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. A public reception will take place immediately after the program. The discussion will focus on the following questions: How well/badly do health insurance markets work? What is the proper role of government in these types of markets? How well/badly did the ACA do in its first few years? What can we learn from Europe about how to provide health insurance and care? This event is co-organized by the Department of Economics and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs.