Bryan College Hosts International Speakers For Global Lecture Series

Monday, February 4, 2019

Bryan College’s Center for International Development will feature international speakers during a global lecture series running until the end of February.

Social and Environmental Activist Tomas Peciar, lectured last week on An Example of Using Social Activism in Europe to Promote Better Community Life. At the end of February, humanitarian aid volunteer Mar Lopez will lecture in multiple classes on The Continuing Greek Refugee Crisis; Communication Challenges Related to Language, Culture and Religion. Both speakers will present to a variety of classes, including communication, political science, and exercise health science. 

This week will feature Dr. Vaclav Rericha of Palacky University and a member of the Pedagogicka Faculty. Hailing from Olomouc in the Czech Republic, Dr. Rericha is the founder of the Olomouc Training Center, the largest business training center in post-Communist Central Europe. This lecture, titled The Harsh Political, Economic and Social Realities of Communism in Czechoslovakia, will be delivered to communications, philosophy, political science, and history classes. 

Bryan College’s Center for international Development has been in operation since 2003. Since then, the CID has organized over 600 international education lectures, seminars, conferences, internships, and projects that expose Bryan students to the realities of working and communicating in an increasingly global world. 

Schedules for each lecture are listed below. Contact Dennis Miller, executive director of External Relations, with questions (demiller@bryan.edu).

Lecture Schedule

Monday, Feb 4, 9 a.m., Palmer, Mercer 239
Monday, Feb 4, 11 a.m., Palmer, Clauson, Mercer 128
Thursday, Feb 7, 8 a.m., Ricketts, Boling, Mercer 115
Thursday, Feb 7, 9:30 a.m., Ricketts, Mercer 322
Thursday, Feb 7, 3 p.m., Clauson, Mercer 128
Lecture Title: The Continuing Greek Refugee Crisis

Wednesday, Feb 27, 9 a.m., Palmer, Mercer 239
Wednesday, Feb 27, 11 a.m., Palmer, Clauson, Mercer 128
Wednesday,  Feb 27, 12 p.m., Ecarma, Mercer 241
Wednesday, Feb 27, 1 p.m., Ecarma, Mercer 137


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