Turbulent Summer — Update on the Middle East


Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 7:00pm to 8:00pm


Emerson Hall, Room 105

Harvard Hillel’s First Annual Riesman Forum on Politics and Policy

Co-sponsored by Harvard's Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

turbulent summer


R. Nicholas Burns
Sultan of Oman Professor of the Practice of International Relations, HKS, Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project and Faculty Chair for the Program on the Middle East, Recipient of the Secretary of State’s Distinguished Service Award for 27 years of diplomacy and service.

Meghan O'Sullivan
Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, HKS, member of the Council of Foreign Relations, recipient of the Defense  Department Distinguished Public Service Medal, author of Shrewd Sanctions: Statecraft and State Sponsors of Terrorism.

Michael Ignatieff
Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice, HKS. Former Canadian MP and head of the Canada’s Liberal Party, author of Blood and Belonging, Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry, and The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror.

Moderator: Noah R. Feldman
Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, HLS, senior constitutional advisor to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, author of What We Owe Iraq: War and the Ethics of Nation- Building, and After Jihad: America and the Struggle for Islamic Democracy.

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Sponsor(s): Harvard Hillel, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations