LIVE from NYPL: Michael Ignatieff | Paul Holdengräber
Since its founding by Andrew Carnegie a century ago, the Carnegie Council has been one of the world's top nonpartisan educational resources on international ethics. Michael Ignatieff, chair of the Carnegie Council’s Centennial celebration, explores the complicated ethical landscape of press, politics, and public policy with Paul Holdengräber.
MICHAEL IGNATIEFF is a Canadian writer, teacher and former politician. He holds a doctorate in history from Harvard University and has held academic posts at King’s College, University of Cambridge and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He served in the Parliament of Canada and was Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. His books include The Needs of Strangers (1984), Scar Tissue (1992), Blood and Belonging (1993), The Warrior’s Honour (1997), Isaiah Berlin (1998), The Rights Revolution (2000), Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry (2001), The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror (2004), and Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics (2013). He is the Centennial Chair at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York and the Edward R. Murrow Professor of the Practice of Politics and the Press at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
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