Mearsheimer talks to explore ‘Liberal Ideals & International Realities’

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John J. Mearsheimer, the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science and the co-director of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago, will give a series of three lectures in November on “Liberal Ideals & International Realities” for the Henry L. Stimson Lectures on World Affairs at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale.

The “Liberal Ideals & International Realities” lectures will focus on three themes: “The Roots of Liberal Hegemony,” on Monday, Nov. 13; “The False Promise of Liberal Hegemony” on Wednesday, Nov. 15; and “The Case for Restraint,” on Thursday, Nov. 16. All three lectures begin at 4:30 p.m. in Rm. 203 of Henry R. Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Ave. They are free and open to the public. The lectures are sponsored by the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies and the Yale University Press.

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