Methodist College along with the Peoria Area World Affairs Council (PAWAC) will present "Life Behind the Wall: 30 Years from the Fall of Communism," from 6 to 7:30pm.
The event features presentations by Dr. Octavian Gabor, Professor of Philosophy at Methodist College and Angela Weck, Global Education Coordinator at Bradley University. The evening will be moderated by John Morris, President and CEO of the Peoria Riverfront Museum. The event is free and open to the public, no registration is required. Light refreshments will be served.
The event coincides with the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this November. The presentation will provide a history of the fall of the Berlin Wall and discuss life under communist rule. A video with historical content of the time period will play prior to the event. After the presentation Mr. Morris will moderate questions from the audience and continued conversation on the topic.