LecturesCampaign Finance: Is Reform Needed?
Odyssey Lecture with Ruth WisseTuesday, October 7th 4:30pm
LecturesShould the US Support Israel?
Odyssey Lecture with Robert PostThursday, October 30th 4:30pm
PTP EventsOdyssey Lecture with Randy Barnett
PTP EventsBrown University and Northwestern Law
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LecturesShould Brown Divest?
PTP EventsIs America Coming Apart?
Conversationswith the Watson Institute
PTP EventsDeirdre McCloskey
PTP EventsWhat Money Can't Buy
Janus EventThe Ethics of Managing A Billion Dollar University Budget
Brown Political Forum
The Brown Political Forum (BPF) is a student-run political discussion group that brings together students with a wide range of perspectives and experiences to talk about the important political issues of the day.
The BPF existis for two reasons. The first is that there are not enough opportunities for youth to discuss important issues without looking to current policymakers, professors, newsl outlets, and other older people. The BPF is a student-only operation to allow young people to develop their own voices, views, and solutions to problems independent of what older generations think is preferable or possible. The second is that there are not enough spaces for people with differing political views to engage with each other in a thoughtful manner. The BPF is dedicated to promoting mutual understanding through meaningful multipartisan dialogue.
For information on events, visit the BPF Facebook Page.
President - Miriam Rollock (2015)
Vice President - Uday Shriram (2015)
At Large - Sophia Liang (2015)
At Large - Dante O'Connell (2016)
Secretary - Silvina Hernandez (2017)
Campaigns & Elections - Stephen Ark (2015)
Campus Affairs - Yvette Rodriguez (2015)
Civil Rights - Kim Charles (2016)
Economics & Finance - Shreya Bhargava (2015)
Education - Florene Frenot (2016)
Environmental Policy - Hunter Tabloff (2014.5)
Foreign Affairs - Michael Tamayo (2014)
Gender & Sexuality - Esme Ricciardi (2015)
Science & Society - Justin Juan (2016)