The U.S. presidential election and the peaceful transfer of power has become a controversial issue this week. According to the New York Times a Canadian politician said “Personally, it’s like watching the decline of the Roman Empire."
The Krasno Global Event NEXT THURSDAY will clarify and enligthen us about the issues involved:
Three leading scholars discuss
"EMPIRES THEN and NOW: Why Did the ROMAN EMPIRE Last So Long ?”
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 University) Mary Boatwright's short initial presentation is entitled: “Shared Values, Common Purpose?: Family and Empire”
introduced & moderated by Klaus Larres (Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill)