Hoffmann, international relations scholar, to inaugurate Richard Ullman series, Oct. 13
Audience:Open to the Public
The Woodrow Wilson School will co-host the first Richard Ullman Lecture Series, which will launch with a set of three talks Tuesday through Thursday, October 13, 14 and 15 by international relations scholar Stanley Hoffmann, the Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor at Harvard University.
Hoffmann’s first talk of Tuesday, October 13 is titled, “Understanding the Global System” and will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall on the Princeton University campus.
His talk on Wednesday, October 14 is titled, “Ethics and Global Policy” and will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium.
Hoffmann will conclude his series on Thursday, October 15 with a talk titled, “U.S. foreign Policy, Past and Future” which will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Bowl 016, Robertson Hall. The set of talks will be compiled into book form and published by Princeton University Press (PUP).
The Ullman lecture series, which is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School and PUP, are in honor of the Woodrow Wilson School’s Professor of Politics and International Affairs Emeritus, Richard Ullman. The series is designed to feature outstanding scholars of international affairs and address topics of pressing concern to the world community. Speakers will share their insights from the literature on international relations to problems faced by policymakers in dealing with a range of issues including problems of national security, globalization, the international economy, human rights and the challenges posed by changes to our natural environment.
Hoffmann, a distinguished professor of political science, has taught at Harvard University since 1955. He also founded what is now the University's Gunzburg Center for European Studies and served as its Chairman from its creation in 1969 to 1995. At Harvard, he teaches French intellectual and political history, American foreign policy, post-World War II European history, the sociology of war, international politics, ethics and world affairs, modern political ideologies, and the development of the modern state.
He is the author of numerous books and hundreds of articles, including, since 1978, regular essays in the New York Review of Books.
The series is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Princeton University Press. All events are free and open to the public.