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Building an Interdisciplinary Institute at Duke: Opportunities and Challenges

Join us for a conversation with Mike Merson, founding director of the Duke Global Health Institute. Ed Balleisen, historian and Duke's third Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies, will interview Dr. Merson about his experiences guiding a vibrant Duke institute from its launch through its first ten years. Their discussion will focus on key factors in building interdisciplinary intellectual communities within research universities. Q&A from the audience to follow.Light lunch served | Free and open to the publicCosponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics, the Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies, and the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI).

Start Date
Friday, October 6, 2017
Start Time
11:45 am
Location
Old Chemistry 011