AMERICAN FREEDOM ALLIANCE
Lecture Series 2012

The AFA Annual Lecture Series provides the public with an opportunity to hear world famous writers, academics and leaders addressing issues of concern to the future of Western civilization.
The series is often run in cooperation with other like minded organizations and presented at universities, public libraries, cultural centers and other locations of public gathering .

All events are open to the pubic except where noted on the event web page or mini website. Each lecture is recorded and available to the public for download from the AFA web site occasionally for a small fee.


Upcoming Event

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
7:30 pm


Why Is it So Difficult to Establish Programs in Western Civilization on U.S. Campuses?

with

E. Christian Kopff   Daniel Lowenstein  Thomas Pangle  Robert L. Paquette

E. Christian Kopff (University of Colorado at Boulder)
Daniel Lowenstein ( UCLA), Thomas Pangle (University of Texas at Austin),
Robert L. Paquette ( Hamilton College, New York)

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
at 7:30 pm

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 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

Sunday, April 29, 2012
7:30 pm

The Fate of Conservative Professors
on U.C. Campuses

featuring

   James Enstron  

Professor Sarkis Khoury ( U.C. Riverside ), Professor James Enstrom, ( UCLA)
,
Natalya V. Semiletova (UCLA), and Professor Roger McGrath (UCLA)

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Sunday, April 15, 2012
10:30 am - 1:30 pm PST ( 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST)

A Conference of the Air:

Has Science Become Politicized?

James Enstrom, Matthew Malkan, Steve Milloy, Benny Peiser, Paul Taylor, Ed Berry, Peter Wood,
Jay Richards, David Klinghoffer and Stanley W. Trimble

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Sunday, February 26, 2012
9:00 am - 11:30 am PST ( 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST)

The Multicultural Revolution
and its Impact Upon Western Civilization.

Anne Elisabeth Moutet (France), Ibn Warraq (USA), Alan Craig (UK), Robin Shepherd (UK/Slovakia),
Michel Gurfinkel (France), Andrea Loquenzi (Italy),
Hanne Stine Nabintu Herland (Norway), Ida Lichter (Australia), Lars Hedegaard (Denmark)

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Thursday, February 16, 2012
7:30 pm

Have Black Leaders in the U.S. Failed
the Black Community?

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AFA Lecture Series 2011

Sunday, November 5, 2011
2:00 pm- 4:00 pm

White Guilt and the Supposed Evils of Colonialism.

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Sunday, September 11, 2011
10:00 am– 7:00 pm

9/11 + 10:
Is the U.S. Any Safer Today?

Featuring

            

        

John Bolton, Aryeh Green, Cmdr. Michael Downing, Bill Salus, Cmdr. Patrick Jordan
Steve Emerson, Larry Greenfield, Kenneth Timmerman, Brian Kennedy, ElanJourno, John Ziegler, Cyrus Nowrasteh
 
Screening of The Path to 9/11
(the controversial film which has never received a full public screening in the United States)

Tribute to the victims of 9/11 and commemoration

Three panels addressing the consequences and aftermath of 9/11

Intercontinental Hotel, Century City

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Sunday, June 12 - Monday, June 13, 2011

International Conference:


Big Footprint: Is Green the New Tyranny?

with:

Lord Monckton        Chris Horner  
  Steve Milloy        
Brian Sussman    

Lord Monckton( U.K.), Ed Berry (U.S.), Terry Botwick (U.S.) Francis F. Chen (U.S.), Michael Coffman (U.S.),
James Delingpol( U.K.), Larry Greenfield (U.S.), Dan Happel (U.S.), Chris Horner (U.S.),
Matthew Malkan (U.S.), Phelim McAleer (Ireland) , Steve Milloy( U.S.), Benny Peiser (Germany), Richard Rothschild, Michael Shaw( U.S.), Wesley J. Smith(U.S.), Tom Tamarkin(U.S.), Joel Mowbray ( U.S.), Paul Taylor(U.S.),
Brian Sussman (U.S.), Stanley W. Trimble (U.S.), Peter Wood (U.S.), Ann McElhinney (Ireland), Keith Lockitch (U.S.)

UCLA Faculty Center
480 Charles Young Dr. East, Los Angeles, Ca 90095

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Sunday, May 29, 2011

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm (including dinner)

an afternoon seminar:

Conspiracy Theory or Absolute Reality?
The U.N.'s Agenda 21 and its Threat to Individual Freedom,
Private Property and National Sovereignty

with

Michael Shaw , President, Freedom Advocates and Col. Samuel Kastel (Colonel in the IDF Reserves)

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Monday, May 2, 2011
7:00 pm

Lecture:

Assault on Human Dignity and
Exceptionalism in Academia and Science.


Jennifer Lahl

Jennifer Lahl
Director of the Center for Bio Ethics and Culture Network

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Sunday, April 10, 2011

11:00 am- 8:00 pm


Seminar:


Fostering Chaos: The Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood
and its Western Enablers

with:

 

Stephen Coughlin and Robert Spencer

(lunch and dinner included)

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Sunday, March 20, 2011

10:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST


A Conference of the Air:


The Middle East Revolutions
and their Impact on Women's Rights.

with:

Wafa Sultan  Nonie Darwish    Rahel Reza  Ida Lichter  Elham Yaghoubian   Zenyo Baram

Hasina Safi  Azar Majedi  Hege Storhaug  Hege Storhaug  Suraya Perlika  Suraya Perlika  Suraya Perlika

Wafa Sultan (Syria/USA), Nonie Darwish (Egypt/USA),
Parvin Darabi (Iran/ USA), Raheel Reza (Pakistan/Canada),
Ida Lichter (Australia), Elham Yaghoubian ( Iran/ USA),
Zeyno Baran (Turkey/ USA), Hasina Safi (Afghanistan),
Azar Majedi (Iran/ UK), Azam Kanguan (Iran/ UK), Hege Storhaug (Norway),
Suraya Perlika (Afghanistan), Qanta Ahmed (UK/ USA), Chris Crowstaff (UK)

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Thursday, February 24, 2011

6:00 pm- 8: 00 pm PDT
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST


A Conference of the Air:



Should the U.S. Leave the United Nations?

with:

Larry Greenfield  Claudia Rosett   Avi Davis

Larry Greenfield, Claudia Rosett, Ami Horowitz and Avi Davis

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Thursday, January 27, 2011
7:30 pm


Who Has Legal Title to Jerusalem?

featuring

Dr. Jacques Gauthier, International legal scholar

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Sunday, January 16, 2011
10:30 am - 1:30 pm (PDT); 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm (EDT)


The Rise of Lawfare, the Politicization of International Law
and the Challenges to U.S. Sovereignty


AFA's second International Conference of the Air

featuring a panel of experts drawn from around the world

               

              

Harry Reicher (University of Pennsylvania Law School), Tung Yin (Lewis & Clark Law School),
Amos Guiora (Utah University School of Law), Anne Bayefsky (Eye on the U.N.),
Anne Herzberg
(NGO Monitor), Nitsana Darshan Leitner (Shurat Ha Din, Israel Law Center) ,
Jeremy Rabkin (George Mason School of Law), Daniel Huff (The Legal Project/ Middle East Forum),
Donald Kochan
(Chapman University Law School), John Eastman (Chapman University).
Laurie Blank (Emory university), Eugene Kontorovich (Northwestern University School of Law),
Jacques Gauthier (Gauthier and Associates, Canada), Gregory Rose (University of Wollongong Law School, Australia)

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Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 8 p.m.

Is There a Clash of Civilizations?

A discussion featuring

  
Raheel Raza and Rabbi Elazar Muskin

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Sunday, December 12, 2010
10:30 am - 12:30 pm (PDT); 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm (EDT)


Should Western Democracies
Build Barriers to Sharia Law?
    

featuring a panel of experts drawn from around the world


               

      
 

Eugene Volokh (UCLA Law School); Kent Greenwalt ( Columbia University) : Michael Helfand (Pepperdine University);
David Yerushalmi
(Center for Security Policy); Marion Boyd (former Attorney General Ontario, Canada);
Douglas Murray
( Center for Social Cohesion, U.K.); Robin Shepherd ( Henry Jackson Society, U.K.);
Christine Brim
(Center for Security Policy, Washington D.C.); Lewis Moore, (Oklahoma State Assembly),
Robert Spencer
(Jihad Watch ) Anne Elisabeth Moutet (Jean Jacques Rousseau Institute, France), Patrick Sookhedeo,
and Shaykh Faiz-ul-Aqtab Siddiqi

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Sunday, October 31, 2010
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Are Jewish Students Safe on U.C. Campuses?

            
Featuring Associate Professor Tammi Benjamin, Professor Leila Beckwith and Dr. Roberta Seid

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Tuesday, September 7, 2010
7:30 pm

Panel: Is Turkey Lost?

            
Claire Berlinski, Rick Richman, Omri Ceren and the Hon. Hakan Tekin
Museum of Tolerance

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Thursday, August 26, 2010
7: 30 pm

Is the U.S. Electrical Grid Protected from Attack?
A Briefing


A Briefing from Avi Schnurr,
President of the Electrical Infrastructure Security Council

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Sunday, June 13 - Monday 14, 2010

International Conference: Is the (Real) News Dead?


FEATURING:

                     

Hugh Hewitt , Michael Ledeen, David Kupelian, Roger Simon, Leon De Winter,
Larry Greenfield, Bill Whittle, and Brad Friedman

and 23 other speakers drawn from around the world
(click here for full list of speakers and topics)

Pepperdine University, Malibu

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Monday, May 17, 2010, 7:00 pm

A Human Rights Summit:
The NGOs and the State of Human Rights Today



FEATURING:

                    

Alan Mendoza, Robin Shepherd, Nitsana Leitner, Alan Craig, and Ambassador Pierre Prosper

Park Wilshire 10724 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Reservations Mandatory

Free Admission

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Thursday, April 29, 2010, 7:30 pm

Symposium
Culture of Denial: Is our Government's Refusal to Admit
Realities Harming Our Security?

FEATURING:

                
Maj. Gen. (RET) Paul Vallely, Stephen Coughlin and J.D. Hayworth


Skirball Cultural Center

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Sunday, March 7, 2010, 2:30 pm

Lecture
Israel’s Role in the Defense of Western Civilization


George Gilder in conversation with Rabbi David Wolpe

Sinai Temple, Westwood

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Sunday, February 21, 2010, 10:00 am - 7:30 pm

Seminar
The Green Movement: From Common Sense and Compromise
to Coercion and Control

FEATURING:

                   
Steve Milloy, Claudia Rosett, Michael Shaw, Holly Swanson, and Ashley Thorne

 

By invitation only.

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Thursday, January 21, 2010 7:30 pm

Lecture
What’s So Great About Capitalism?


Dinesh D’Souza

Kerckhoff Grand Salon, UCLA
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Monday, November 30, 2009


The Origins of Life Debate

FEATURING:

            
Stephen Meyer, Michael Shermer, Don Prothero
and Rick Sternberg


Saban Theater Beverly Hills
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Tuesday, October 27, 2009


Debate
An Agnostic Challenges Richard Dawkins and the New Atheists


David Berlinski


Beverly Hills Public Library

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Monday, October 12, 2009

Lecture
War in The Postmodern World



Victor Davis Hanson
UCLA Faculty Center
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