Thursday, January 30, 2014, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
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This event marks the 80th anniversary of the University in Exile at The New School and calls attention to the urgent need to continue protecting scholars around the world who are persecuted and silenced.
2:00-5:00 p.m. Screening of the film, Hannah Arendt
Screening will be followed by a discussion with the film's director, Margarethe von Trotta, and a panel of faculty from the New School for Social Research, moderated by Jerome Kohn, Director of the Hannah Arendt Center
University Center, Room L105, 65 Fifth Avenue, NYC
6:00-8:00 p.m. Protecting Scholars and the Right to Free Inquiry
Remarks by Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the UN, followed by a panel discussion with Jonathan Fanton, emeritus board member and former chair of Human Rights Watch and former president of The New School, and George Rupp, senior fellow, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, former president and CEO, International Rescue Committee, moderated by Aryeh Neier, president emeritus of the Open Society Foundations
University Center, Tishman Auditorium, 65 Fifth Avenue, NYC
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