Hinduism As I Understand It
Shashi Pai, President of the Charleston Sanatan Hindu Temple and Cultural Center
Shashi Pai, who is not an authority on religion nor claiming any special expertise about the topic will discuss his personal effort to understand the Indian spiritual tradition.
Price of Waging Losing Wars in the Early Roman Principate: Why Dacia Matters
Alvaro Ibarra, Professor of Art History, College of Charleston
The Roman Emperor Trajan’s Dacian Wars saved Western civilization. And yet, hardly any layperson knows about Dacia or its significance. This lecture explores the role Dacia played in the preservation of the Roman Empire and examines the great efforts of emperors desiring to capture and retain present-day Transylvania.