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Fall 2017: 70th Annual Borah Symposium

The 70th annual Borah Symposium is scheduled for October 16-17, 2017.

The Martin Institute is pleased to announce keynote speaker Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Laureate, speaking on "The Role of Women in World Peace." Her talk will take place in the International Ballroom of the Bruce Pitman Center on Monday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.

Schedule of Events, Fall 2017

Monday, October 16 at 7 p.m.

  • Keynote Address: “The Role of Women in World Peace”
  • Location: International Ballroom, Bruce Pitman Center
  • Presented by Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi

Tuesday, October 17 at 12:30 p.m. 

  • “The Life and Times of William Edgar Borah”
  • Location: International Ballroom, Pitman Center
  • Presented by Professor LeRoy Ashby in partnership with the Renfrew Colloquium

Tuesday, October 17 at 7 p.m.

  • “The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World”
  • Location: International Ballroom, Bruce Pitman Center
  • Presented by Professor Scott Shapiro
  • The first 100 adults will receive a copy of the book The Internationalists, by Shapiro and Oona Hathaway

Borah Symposium

Physical Address:
338 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
Borah Foundation & Symposium
c/o The Martin Institute
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3177
Moscow, ID 83844-3177

Phone: 208-885-6527

Fax: 208-885-9464