Ilex Foundation sponsors lectures and visits by academics, dignitaries, visual artists and musicians in line with the Foundation's interest in cultural variation and traditions in different contexts and media.
In the Spotlight:
President Mohammad Khatami Visit
President Mohammad Khatami, head of the former reformist government of Iran, paid an official visit to the house of Olga M. Davidson at 82 Revere Street as the last stopping point of his tour of the United States before his flight back to Tehran.
> More about President Khatami's Visit
> President Khatami's inscription in Olga Davidson's Guestbook
> Photos of President Khatami's Visit
2003 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi
Professor Olga Davidson, Chairman of Ilex Foundation, introduced 2003 Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi at the Third Annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Awards Dinner in New York City. Ilex Foundation, together with the Harvard Institute of Politics and the Kokkalis Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University presented a Forum address by 2003 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi on May 11, 2004.
> Professor Davidson's Introduction
> Shirin Ebadi's Biography
> Video & Photos
More Lectures & Visits:
Visit our online archive for detailed information, photos, clips, links, etc., from more past lectures and visits.
> Lectures & Visits 2004 - 2000