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Theme for 2017








Conference Room in Concord House

The life of man is a self-evolving circle, which, from a ring imperceptibly small, rushes on all sides outwards to new and larger circles, and that without end.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Program for 2017
January 14 Seminar: Engaging Youth in "Citizen Science"
January 28 Forum: Gandhi's Correspondence with Tolstoy, Tagore and President Franklin Roosevelt
February 11 Forum: Conversations at the World Economic Forum at Davos
February 25 Forum: Human Interactions with Wildlife and the Habitats We Share: Global Biodiversity on an Urbanizing Planet
March 25 Forum: Carved Paper: The Art of the Japanese Stencil
April 8 Seminar: Perennial Wisdom in Art and Architecture: The Writings of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy
April 22 Forum: Mixing Traditional Ways with Modern Technologies: A Contribution to Earth Day
May 6 Forum: Confucius Institutes Around the World
May 27 Forum: Conversations on Compassion and Transformation
June 10

Film: The Mind of the Universe

July 1 Founding Day Address: John Wesley Powell: Starllight in the Stone Temple of the West
July 8 Summer Film Series: A Panoramic View of the Refugee Crisis
July 15 Summer Film Series: A Table for Sixty-Thousand
July 24 Summer Film Series: MindWalk
July 29 Summer Film Series: The Hundred-Foot Journey
September 2 Forum: Why Seven?
September 23 Forum: The Muse Knows No Borders