William Douglass Chair in Basque Cultural Studies Lecture: How to Change A Country

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
Gordon Hall, 3rd Floor, UMass Amherst, 418 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA, 01002

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Etxepare Institute are pleased to announce that Dr. Juan Jose Ibarretxe, former President of the Basque Autonomous Community of Spain and Director of the Agirre Lehendakaria Center of Social and Political Studies  will deliver the second annual lecture for the William A. Douglass Chair in Basque Cultural Studies. 

The lecture will be followed by a reception hosted by the Department of Anthropology and the International Programs Office. 

A seminar with Dr. Ibarretxe, Amaia Aguirre and Gorka Espiau, members of the research team of the Agirre Lehendakaria Center will take place Wednesday April 18, 12 -2 pm.  Machmer E 24.  Space in the seminar is limited.  

For more information or to attend the seminar, please contact:

Jacqueline Urla Professor and Chair, Dept. of Anthropology 
413 545-2869 

Gordon Hall is located at 418 N. Pleasant Street. The closest visitor parking lot is the Robsham Visitor Center Lot.

The William A. Douglass Chair in Basque Cultural Studies, inaugurated in 2016, is made possible by the Etxepare Institute

Additional support has been provided by The International Programs Office, The School of Public Policy, The Department of Anthropology, Modern European Studies Program, The Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, and the Political Economy Research Institute.