Joan E. Bowes-James Madison Distinguished Speaker Series

Date and Time:

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 6 p.m.

Location:

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Theater

Details:

"Inventing Freedom: How the English-Speaking Peoples Made the Modern World"

Schedule

  • 5:30 p.m. — Doors open
  • 6 p.m. — Presentation
  • 7 p.m. — Reception

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About the Speaker

Daniel Hannan is a writer, journalist and politician. He has been a conservative member of European Parliament (MEP) for South East England since 1999, winning re-election in the top slot in 2004 and 2009. He led the campaign for a referendum on the European Constitution and was the first MEP to write in detail about the allowances and expenses available in Brussels. Hannan was educated at Marlborough College and Oriel College, Oxford.

Hannan has written for The Daily Telegraph since 1996 and is a contributor to numerous other publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Times, The Washington Examiner, The Spectator, The Mail on Sunday, The Australian, The Catholic Herald, Die Welt (Germany) and Weltwoche (Switzerland). He is the author of nine books, including the New York Times bestseller, The New Road to Serfdom: A Letter of Warning to America (HarperCollins, 2010).

Hannan’s daily blog, hannan.co.uk, addresses political and cultural issues and attracts 200,000 hits a week from 80,000 unique users. His March 2009 speech to Gordon Brown in the European Parliament attracted 1.4 million hits on YouTube within 72 hours, making it by far the most watched political clip in British history. 

Driving Directions and Parking Information


From the North (Los Angeles, La Jolla)

  • Use I-5 (South), exit at Sea World Drive and Tecolote Road.
  • Turn Left on Tecolote Road.Right on Morena Blvd.
  • Left on Napa Street to Linda Vista Road.
  • Make a left at the 1st stoplight on Linda Vista Road onto Marian Way, USD's West Entrance.
  • Stop at the entry kiosk to obtain a parking permit.
  • Take first left after security booth and enter the West Parking Structure.
  • Visitors may take the event tram to the venue, or walk up the hill.
  • If you prefer to walk, the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice is a five-minute walk up the hill and is the first building on your right.

From the South (Downtown, Convention Center)

  • Use I-5 (North) to I-8 (East) and exit at the first exit, Morena Blvd.
  • Follow Morena Blvd, and bear right onto Linda Vista Road.
  • Make a left at the 1st stoplight on Linda Vista Road onto Marian Way, USD's West Entrance.
  • Stop at the entry kiosk to obtain a parking permit.
  • Take first left after security booth and enter the West Parking Structure.
  • Visitors may take the event tram to the venue, or walk up the hill.
  • If you prefer to walk, the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice is a five-minute walk up the hill and is the first building on your right.

From the East

  • Use I-8 (West), exit at Morena Blvd.Bear right onto Linda Vista Road.
  • Make a left at the 2nd stoplight on Linda Vista Road onto Marian Way, USD's West Entrance.
  • Stop at the entry kiosk to obtain a parking permit.
  • Take first left after security booth and enter the West Parking Structure.
  • Visitors may take the event tram to the venue, or walk up the hill.
  • If you prefer to walk, the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice is a five-minute walk up the hill and is the first building on your right.

About the Joan E. Bowes-James Madison Distinguished Speaker Series

Established by longtime La Jolla resident and civic activist Joan E. Bowes, the speaker series was created to promote the open exchange of ideas and to inspire law students and other members of the San Diego community. Bearing the name of James Madison—fourth president of the United States and "Father of the Constitution"—this annual series brings distinguished speakers from the fields of law, diplomacy, government and politics to the University of San Diego.

 

Daniel Hannan

Daniel Hannan

Contact:

Trang Pham
tpham@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4208