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Moral Interventionism: The Gas Question & Syria

General Programming

dateSeptember 23, 2013 timeMonday, 4:00pm EDT location The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University
  • Blinken European Institute
US Navy ship launching a missile

Evidence of chemical weapons use in Syria, and the following push for humanitarian intervention, raise questions about the practicality and legitimacy of military intervention on moral grounds. This roundtable discussion addresses the issue of moral interventionism from the perspectives of political theory, international security, and the history of peacekeeping.

This event is free and open to the public.
No tickets or registration is required.
Seating is on a first come, first served basis.

  • Etienne Balibar Visiting Professor of French and Romance Philology Columbia University
  • Jean Cohen Nell and Herbert M. Singer Professor of Political Theory and Contemporary Civilization Columbia University
  • Stuart Gottlieb Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs Columbia University
  • Jean-Marie Guéhenno Arnold Saltzman Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs Columbia University
  • Victoria de Grazia Moore Collegiate Professor of History Columbia University
  • Jack Lewis Snyder Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Relations in Political Science Columbia University