"Hobbes's Dilemma and the Liberal Quest for World Order"

Wednesday 29th October 2014 (16:00-17:30)
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POLSIS / ICCS Distinguished Lecture

The Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS) and the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) are proud to host Professor Robert O. Keohane for the first of our distinguished lectures for 2014/15


"Hobbes’s Dilemma and the Liberal Quest for World Order"

Professor Robert O. Keohane (Princeton University)

Chair: Dr Tim Haughton (CREES)

Discussant: Professor Nicholas J Wheeler (Director, ICCS)


Wednesday 29thOctober


 Venue: TBA

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Robert O. Keohane is Professor of International Affairs, Princeton University. He is the author of After Hegemony: Cooperation and Discord in the World Political Economy (1984) and Power and Governance in a Partially Globalized World(2002). He is co-author (with Joseph S. Nye, Jr.) of Power and Interdependence(third edition 2001), and (with Gary King and Sidney Verba) of Designing Social Inquiry(1994). He has served as the editor of the journal International Organizationand as president of the International Studies Association and the American Political Science Association. He won the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, 1989, and the Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science, 2005. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the National Academy of Sciences. He has received honorary degrees from the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and Science Po in Paris, and is the Harold Lasswell Fellow (2007-08) of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.