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BOOK TALK | World-Famous Historian Niall Ferguson on Kissinger
BOOK TALK | World-Famous Historian Niall Ferguson on Kissinger
WhenFriday, Oct 9, 2015, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Campus locationKane Hall (KNE)
Campus room220
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsThe University Bookstore, The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, and The Whole U
Description

“When an accomplished historian writes about one of the world’s great diplomats, the results are sure to be a masterpiece — and that is exactly how to describe Niall Ferguson’s epic on Henry Kissinger.”—James A. Baker, III, 61st U.S. Secretary of State

Hear one of Britain's most renowned historians on his newest book. The University Bookstore, The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, and The Whole U welcome historian Niall Ferguson for a discussion of Kissinger: Volume I: The Idealist, 1923-1968. Niall will converse with JSIS professor David Bachman about his book, and more broadly about his research and history. A book signing will follow the discussion.

Niall Ferguson is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard and a senior research fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Great Degeneration, Civilization, The Ascent of Money, and War of the World. He also writes regularly for newspapers and magazines all over the world.

David Bachman is a professor of International Studies at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. He was chair of the China Studies Program from 1992-2003 and associate director of the Jackson School from 2000-2001 and 2003-2010. His research and teaching interests are Chinese Domestic and Foreign Policy, International Political Economy, Asian Politics, International Relations, and U.S. - China Relations.

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