Moral Order in a Divided World
Last Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. we held a conference and subsequent colloquium entitled: “Moral Order in a Divided World” with Michael Ignatieff, president and rector of CEU (Central European University). The event took place at Fundación Diario de Madrid (Calle Larra, 14, 28004 Madrid).
Biography of the speaker
Michael Ignatieff (@M_Ignatieff) is President and Rector of the Central European University. Michael Ignatieff, one of the most lucid international academics and commentators on democracy, human rights and governance, joined Central European University after serving in the Edward R. Murrow Chair, as Professor of the Practice of Journalism, Politics and Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Ignatieff received his Ph.D. in History from Harvard University and has held academic positions at Kings College, Cambridge, the University of Toronto, and the University of British Columbia. He served in the Canadian Parliament and was a leader of the Liberal Party. His books include, among others, Blood and Belonging (1993), The Warrior’s Honor (1997), Isaiah Berlin (1998), The Rights Revolution (2000), Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry (2001), The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in a Time of Terror (2004), Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics (2013) and Everyday Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World (2018).
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