The Martin Institute for Law & Society


Beth Lindstrom for US Senate, April 13 @ Noon

Lunch will be served. Beth was a member of Governor Mitt Romney’s cabinet as Director of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation, where she oversaw seven state agencies including the Department of Banks, Insurance, Telecommunications and Energy as well as the Divisions of Professional Licensure, Energy…

Quentin Palfrey for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusettes

Wednesday, April 18th at 12 noon in the Martin Auditorium. Lunch will be served. All are welcome.

Stonehill Trio Concert, Wednesday, April 11 @ 2pm

Join us for our annual Stonehill Trio Concert. Tea will be served.

Odile Ferly, Associate Professor @ Clark University

Thursday, April 5th @ 1:00pm Martin Institute Auditorium Lunch will be served On May 26, 1967, the French armed forces opened fire on dozens of construction workers and activists on strike in Pointe-à-Pitre, the largest city in Guadeloupe, French Caribbean. The following day, the armed forces injured…

Populism & Extremism Panel, February 5 @ 11:30

This interdisciplinary panel brings together scholars from History, Criminology, Political Theory and Comparative Politics to discuss populism and extremism in the United States and abroad. We consider contemporary, historical, and comparative examples as we explore causes, consequences, implications…

Jamal Joseph Thursday, February 15 @ 7pm

Filmmaker & Pulitzer Prize winner Jamal Joseph credits his time spent in the Black Panther Party and nine years in State and Federal Prison as the fire that forged his creative sword. He is now a full Professor at Columbia University’s Graduate Film Program and the Co-Founder and Executive Artistic…

Setti Warren for Governor, Monday, February 26 @ 1:00pm

Setti Warren has been Mayor of Newton since 2010. A former White House staffer who also worked for Senator John Kerry, Warren served as a Naval intelligence officer in Iraq. Join Mayor Warren for a conversation on the public policy issues facing Massachusetts. Lunch will be served.

The Martin Institute seeks to prepare the students for leadership positions as active citizens in service to an improved human community. Through rigorous, critical interdisciplinary inquiry, the Institute challenges students to explore the vital issues of public policy and social justice. It is committed to a curriculum and co-curriculum that bridges theory and practice, inviting student curiosity in and engagement with the pressing issues of the day.

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