The Department of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Etxepare Institute are pleased to announce that Dr. Juan Jose Ibarretxe, former President of the Basque Country and Director of the Agirre Lehendakaria Center of Social and Political Studies will deliver the second annual lecture for the William A. Douglass Chair in Basque Cultural Studies. “How to Change a Country” 5 pm. Tuesday April 17, 2018 3rd Floor Gordon Hall Conference Room University of Massachusetts Amherst Mr. Ibarretxe will be introduced by William Douglass, Professor Emeritus and former Director of the Basque Studies Center of the University of Nevada, Reno. The lecture will be followed by a reception hosted by the Department of Anthropology and the International Programs Office. A seminar with Dr. Ibarretxe, Amaia Aguirre and Gorka Espiau, members of the research team of the Agirre Lehendakaria Center will take place Wednesday April 18, 12 -2 pm. Machmer E 24. Space in the seminar is limited.