Convocation

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Guest Speaker

Federico MayorDr. Federico Mayor is a former professor at both the Facultad de Farmacia of the Universidad de Granada and at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He has been undersecretary of education and science for the Spanish government, member of the Spanish Parliament, an adviser to the Prime Minister, minister of education and science, and member of the European Parliament. In 1978, he became assistant director-general of UNESCO, and beginning in 1987 served for twelve years as the director-general of that organization. In 1999, upon returning to Spain, he created the Fundación Cultura de Paz, of which he is chairman.

Dr. Mayor will speak in the Campus Center Ballroom at 11 a.m. The title of his talk is “Creating a Culture of Peace.”