Invitations to Lind Initiative Series on The Unravelling of the Liberal Order, Winter Term 2

November 8 2017

Lind Initiative: The Unravelling of the Liberal Order

The Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies presents our January-March 2018 speaker series on The Unravelling of the Liberal Order. The world is undergoing a wrenching process of geopolitical transformation. Will the liberal order hold, or is its disassembling inevitable? What kinds of global order(s) does the future hold? The Lind Initiative’s Spring 2018 series will explore these and other questions, with visits from the world’s leading intellectuals on the subject.

Please join us by registering for our events on our Current Series page.


Thursday, January 11,  6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Old Auditorium, UBC
Edward Luce, chief U.S. columnist and commentator for The Financial Times and author of The Retreat of Western Liberalism.

Thursday, January 25, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Old Auditorium, UBC

Francis Fukuyama, one of the world’s most prominent scholars of the liberal order and Senior Fellow at Stanford University.

Thursday, February 1, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Old Auditorium, UBC

Steven Pinker, one of the world’s most influential intellectuals, with multiple bestselling and award-winning books on language, mind, and human nature.

Thursday, February 15, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Old Auditorium, UBC

Susan Rice, former US Ambassador to the United Nations (2009-2013) and former National Security Advisor to the Obama administration (2013-2017).

Monday, February 26, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Old Auditorium, UBC
Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO of New America and former director of policy planning for the US Department of State (2009-2011).

 

The talks are in the UBC Old Auditorium.  You need to register if you plan to attend: http://lindinitiative.ubc.ca/series/spring-2018/#events-dates

For event poster: Lind Initiative 2018 Series Poster