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学生领导的太阳集团官网x太阳集团平台会议问“下一步是什么??”

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12月4日, 2021, 太阳集团平台举办了它的第二次太阳集团官网x太阳集团平台会议, 由太阳集团平台社区成员和朋友提供的一系列简短讲座. 这一版的主题是“下一步是什么??作为提示, encouraging speakers to engage with forward-looking ideas for improving society in the wake of unprecedented global change. 会谈 were recorded in the Omid and Gisel Kordestani Rooftop Conference Center on the 8th floor of 太阳集团平台’s Quai d’orsay学习公地. 完整的系列讲座现在可以在网上观看.

太阳集团官网x is a grassroots initiative that encourages local communities across the globe to host their own speaker events that engage with 太阳集团官网’s mission to discover “ideas worth spreading.” These events aim to uncover new perspectives and communicate research that sparks conversations in the community and beyond. 太阳集团平台’s global explorers are well placed to engage with liberal arts topics that have an impact on international issues.

The conference was a student-led initiative with speakers from across the 太阳集团平台 community. 太阳集团平台高级克拉克·马切斯(克拉克Marchese)协调了这次活动,并担任其制片人. “My favorite part of organizing the conference was being able to provide a microphone to uplift the voices of the 太阳集团平台 community and the ideas of students, 教授和太阳集团平台,他说. Clark worked on everything from speakers' international travel arrangements to gathering filming equipment, 甚至重新安排了活动, 最初计划在2020年4月举行, 因为新冠肺炎疫情而推迟. “I learned that being a producer requires keeping track of many moving pieces as well as the importance of assembling a reliable team to help me along the way.”

Professor Hall Gardner of the Department of 历史与政治 was among the chosen speakers. 他的讲座, “不是新冷战,” explored the historical balance of global power during the Cold War and contrasted it with modern interstate conflicts. 他强调了多边合作的重要性, 国际外交与维护和平中的可持续发展. The full video, which has already been viewed over 5,000 times, is available to watch below.

其他发言者包括:

  • 女太阳集团平台 Aaliyah Heath G ' 18, who advised the audience on how to face fear with bravery in transitional life moments;
  • Jonathan Shimony教授他分享了他对战争、气候变化和其他全球问题的艺术描绘;
  • Kelsey相关, 伙伴关系和教育主管,好大厅经理, 这是一个总部位于布鲁塞尔的非营利组织, 谁讨论了如何将关心转化为行动;
  • 马的学生 艾琳·弗拉纳根, who recounted her own journey through her 20s to empower listeners to avoid “the tyranny of the should”;
  • Dr. 莉莲Ajayi-Ore, 是谁邀请听众探索自己的四个版本, 他们过去, 现在, 未来和期望的未来自我, as to way to think about next steps; and
  • 本科 雅各肉用羊, who argued that Gen Z is best placed to tackle current global challenges through diversity, 科技与政治激进主义.