Dr. Mogens Herman Hansen
Director, Copenhagen Polis Centre
will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on October 27, 2001 at 8:15 p.m. in Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.
DIRECT DEMOCRACY: ANCIENT AND MODERN
Professor Hansen is a preeminent historian and the leading world scholar of ancient Greek constitutional studies. His definitive book Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes (1991) has been translated into French, German, Polish and Italian. His latest publication is as editor for A Comparative Study of Thirty City-State Cultures. Dr. Hansen is a Fellow of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters and the British Academy. He has published a voluminous series of books and articles on many aspects of ancient Greek law and government and has presented invited lectures in numerous major cities and universities of the world. The interdisciplinary Polis Centre, which Dr. Hansen heads, attracts scholars worldwide.
Fall Program 2001
Sep 29, Oct 13, Oct 20, Oct 27, Nov 3, Nov 17, Nov 24, Dec 1.
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