The History & International Security Series presents “To Build a Better World”

When:
November 9, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
2020-11-09T17:30:00-05:00
2020-11-09T18:30:00-05:00
Cost:
Free

The History & International Security Series presents
“To Build a Better World”
A Conversation with Philip Zelikow
Monday, November 9 at 5:30pm

In our final History and International Security Series lecture of the semester, Professor Simon Miles welcomes Philip Zelikow in conversation to discuss his research, examining key moments of decision, the might-have-beens, and the people central to choices that molded the contemporary world. By understanding the history, and what might have been, the conversation will seek lessons for America’s way forward through this global time of uncertainty.

Philip Zelikow is the White Burkett Miller Professor of History and also leads the University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. He was a career diplomat, posted overseas and in Washington, including service on the NSC staff for President George H.W. Bush.  His Ph.D. is from Tufts University.  Since leaving government service in 1991 he has taught and directed research programs at Harvard University and at the University of Virginia. where he directed the Miller Center of Public Affairs from 1998 to 2005.