P. EDWARD HALEY
JIM NICHOLS, JR. P'06 moderator
Pierre Hassner, research director emeritus at the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales in Paris, taught for many years as professor of international relations at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris and as a senior visiting lecturer at the European Center of Johns Hopkins University in Bologna. Born in Romania, Mr. Hassner studied at the Sorbonne and the Ecole Normale Supérieure. His major writings have focused on war and peace, totalitarianism, ethics and international relations, and international order. Two of his books present selections from his numerous articles: La violence et la paix: De la bombe atomique au nettoyage ethnique (1995; an English translation, Violence and Peace: From the Atomic Bomb to Ethnic Cleansing, appeared in 1997). La terreur et l'empire: Violence et Paix II (2003) has not yet been translated. His most recent co-edited book, Justifier la guerre? De l'humanitaire au contre-terrorisme (2005) has just appeared in English as Justifying War?: From Humanitarian Intervention to Counterterrorism.
Hassner will be joined on the panel by:
P.Edward Haley, W.M. Keck Foundation chair and professor of International strategic studies; director, Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights, CMC; author, Strategies of Dominance: The Misdirection of U.S. Foreign Policy (2006) and co-author, After 9/11: The Roles of Civil Society in International Security (2006)
Chris Nadon, associate professor of government, CMC
Jim Nichols, Jr., professor of government, CMC; translator, Gorgias and Phaedrus by Plato (1998), co-editor, From Political Economy to Economics---And Back? (1990).
It is a pleasure to have Pierre Hassner take part in the 2008-2009 William F. Podlich Distinguished Visitors Program. This program was generously endowed by CMC alumnus and trustee William F. Podlich '66, whose aim is to enrich the college intellectually by bringing preeminent figures in scholarship, business, and public affairs to campus for extended visits.