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Day One (Monday, December 3, 2001)

Day Two (Tuesday, December 4, 2001)

The Madison Building
The Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue, S. E.
Washington, D.C. 20540

The Institute for Intercultural Studies of New York, in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution and the Library of Congress, presents an interactive symposium to explore contributions of history and the behavioral sciences to understanding the cultures of rivals, adversaries, ourselves and our present and future allies.

"Culture or Civilization, taken in its ethnographic sense, is that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society."
Edward Burnett Taylor (1832-1917)
in The Origins of Culture, 1871
published in Religion in Primitive Culture (New York: Harper, 1958)


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