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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Applied History And The Uses (And Misuses) Of The Past

Lecture | April 12 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Dr. Fredrik Logevall, Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs and Professor of History, Harvard Kennedy School

Institute of International Studies


Fredrik Logevall is the Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University, where he holds joint appointments in the Kennedy School of Government and the Department of History. He is the author or editor of nine books, most recently Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam (Random House, 2012), which won the Pulitzer Prize for History and...   More >


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Monday, April 17, 2017

The Way Of The Strangers: Encounters With The Islamic State

Lecture | April 17 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Graeme Wood, National Correspondent for The Atlantic

Institute of International Studies


Tens of thousands of men and women have left comfortable, privileged lives to join the Islamic State and kill for it. To them, its violence is beautiful and holy, and the caliphate a fulfillment of prophecy and the only place on earth where they can live and die as Muslims. The Way of the Strangers is an intimate journey into the minds of the Islamic State’s true believers. From the streets of...   More >


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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Arab Spring And Arab Winter: Should The United States Support Democracy In The Middle East?

Lecture | April 20 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium | Note change in date, time, and location


Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Institute of International Studies


Elliott Abrams is a senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington, DC. He served as deputy assistant to the president and deputy national security advisor in the administration of President George W. Bush, where he supervised U.S. policy in the Middle East for the White House.

Abrams was educated at Harvard College, the London School of...   More >


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