25 Years Later: The Former Yugoslavia Revisited
Dr. Melissa Bokovoy, UNM
October 23, 2016 (Sun), 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
UNM Continuing Education Conference Center
**Online registration has closed. Tickets are still available and can be purchased at the door (cash and check only).**
What was Yugoslavia? Why did it collapse? Did it have to? Dr. Bokovoy will discuss the war of memories in light of the Wars of Yugoslav Succession, EU ascension of Slovenia and Croatia, and the continuing search for identity among the peoples of ex-Yugoslavia. +More Info
Great Museums of the World: Quito, Ecuador
Andrew Connors, Albuquerque Museum
November 13, 2016 (Sun), 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
ABQ Museum of Art & History
From the sublime to the almost ridiculous, Quito, Ecuador houses some of the most spectacular and interesting museums in the Western Hemisphere. Andrew Connors will give a virtual tour of Quito’s great museums. +More Info
Making Babies With or Without Sex: Reproductive Technologies Around the World
Harold Atencio, J.D
November 18, 2016 (Fri), 3:00 – 5:00 p.m
ABQ Journal Main Building Auditorium
What was recently considered science fiction is now reality. Now you can make babies without sex! Legal systems around the world are trying to catch up. What happens when people ignore the laws? Can states take children because they disagree with the way they were born? Can we use assisted reproductive techniques to eliminate genetic diseases? Test tube babies are growing up. Are we ready? +More Info