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Nobelist Hume to speak


The Ford/MIT Nobel Laureate Lecture Series will feature John Hume speaking on "The Philosophy of Conflict Resolution" on Monday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium.

Mr. Hume, a member of the British and European parliaments, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998 for "efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Ireland." He has been in Parliament since 1983 and has won numerous awards in addition to the Nobel Prize, including the International Human Rights Award, the Martin Luther King Award and the Legion d'Honneur. He holds 16 honorary doctorates.

The series is sponsored at MIT by the Lecture Series Committee, the Office of Special Community Services and the Office of the Chancellor.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on October 3, 2001.

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