The Havens Center Visiting Speakers Program presents two lectures and an open seminar on democracy and coercion by Harvard Professor Jane Mansbridge. Today at 4pm is “Why We Need Coercion by the State.” Tomorrow at 4pm is “How to Get Legitimate Coercion.” And Thursday at 12:20pm is an Open Seminar for Students, Faculty and the Public. All events are free and open to the public and held on the UW Madison campus. For locations and more info, visit havenscenter.org.
Tonight is “Immunization, Public Health and Trust: A Roundtable on Vaccine Controversies,” with speakers Elena Conis, James Conway, Lewis Leavitt, and Karen Walloch. This roundtable will address the ongoing controversy about the benefits and concerns surrounding vaccines. Free and open to all, this is at 7pm at 1441 Genetics-Biotechnology Building, 425 Henry Mall. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tomorrow night, the Peregrine Forum host the Radicals and Progressives Meet and Eat. This is tomorrow from 6 to 7:30pm at the Orient House, 626 South Park Street. For more info, call 608-298-9082.