with Prof. RICHARD J. A. TALBERT (Research Professor of History, UNC-Chapel Hill) Richard Talbert's short initial presentation is entitled: "High Roman Empire: The Happiest and Most Prosperous Period for the Human Race ?”
Prof. JON E. LENDON (Professor of History, University of Virginia) Jon Lendon's short initial presentation is entitled: "Gloom and Doom in the Third and Fourth Centuries AD"
Prof. MARY T. BOATWRIGHT (Professor emerita of Classical Studies, Duke Univ.) Mary Boatwright's short initial presentation is entitled: “Shared Values, Common Purpose?: Family and Empire”
The Krasno Events Series is a series of regular lectures, talks and discussions at UNC-Chapel Hill to enhance our understanding and comprehension of global affairs, past and present.
The Krasno Events Series is part of the Krasno Global Affairs @ Business Council at UNC-CH. Both are run by Prof. Klaus Larres. For further information on Prof. Larres, see http://www.klauslarres.org
In particular in tumultuous and transitional times which have led to much unpredictability and instability, it is essential to obtain a better grasp of the driving forces, the fears and ideas as well as the personalities that shape our age.
The Krasno Global Affais & Business Council and the Krasno Events Series seek to contribute to achieving this and provide students and the general public with deeper insights into 20th and 21st century global political, social, security and economic affairs.
The Krasno Events Series consists of 3 main strands:
1. "America in World Affairs: the Cold War and Beyond" lecture series with eminent scholars and practitioners
2. "Ambassadors Forum & Distinguished Statespersons Forum" lectures and discussions with distinguished diplomats, military and politicians
3. NEW "China-US-Europe Forum" talks and discussions regarding the rise of China and its implications with experts in the field
Students, faculty, administrators and, of course, members of the general public are more than welcome to attend and participate in our events. The events are free of charge & no ticket is required. ALL WELCOME
The Krasno Events Series & the Krasno Global Affairs and Business Council are run by the Richard M Krasno Distinguished Professorship in History and International Affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA.
Our great team:
Prof. Klaus Larres, Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor; Email: "email@example.com" Maya Kapoor, Senior Program Assistant. Email: "firstname.lastname@example.org" Mary Newby, Program Assistant, Wilson Library liaison. Email: "email@example.com" Valerie Vallaza, Program Assistant, logistics Email: "firstname.lastname@example.org" Zacharias Lynch, Senior Videographer. Email: "email@example.com" Will Yoder, Videographer, video editor. Email: "firstname.lastname@example.org"