23 October 2018, 6.00 – 7.30pm, War Studies Meeting Room (K6.07) Bessner explored the interwar origins of the US national security state, arguing that the experience of the Weimar Republic’s collapse compelled a transatlantic generation of German and US intellectuals to adopt a jaundiced view of public opinion that they eventually institutionalized in the national […]
11 October 2018, 3.00 – 4.30pm, King’s Building, Rm. K0.17 Readings: Pat Porter, ‘A World Imagined: Nostalgia and Liberal Order’; Mira Rapp-Hooper and Rebecca Lissner’s piece entitled ‘The Liberal Order Is More Than a Myth’; and Graham Allison’s ‘The Myth of the Liberal Order’ Themes: What is ‘world order’?: Is there a shared definition, and has it been a useful concept historically?; What, […]
10 October 2018, 5.30 – 7.00pm, War Studies Meeting Room (K6.07) This panel of scholars and practitioners examined the ongoing strategic competition in the region and how the economic and military policies of each country have been affecting geopolitics across South Asia.
8 October 2018, 6.00 – 7.30pm, War Studies Meeting Room (K6.07) In the twentieth century, great leaders played vital roles in making the world a fairer and more peaceful place. How did they do it? What lessons can be drawn for the twenty-first-century global agenda? Those questions are at the heart of The Peacemakers, a kind […]