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Origins of Political Order by Francis Fukuyama
Event Type:Lecture
Location:Mather Hall Rittenberg Lounge
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Mary Beth White
Department:Political Science
Sponsored by the Political Science Department and the Center for Urban and Global Studies.
The Department of Political Science is honored to welcome world-renowned scholar Francis Fukuyama to present a talk titled, “Origins of Political Order.” The talk is based on his newest book by the same title, in which he provides a sweeping account of how today’s basic political institutions were developed. Francis Fukuyama is the Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. Francis Fukuyama has held numerous academic and policymaking positions, including those at Johns Hopkins University, George Mason University, and the RAND Corporation. He was Deputy Director for European political-military affairs in State Department’s policy planning staff, and member of the President’s Council on Bioethics from 2001 to 2004. He is author of The End of History and the Last Man, as well as a numerous other books on topics ranging from the normative underpinnings of social and economic prosperity to America’s attempts to build stable states through foreign intervention and occupation.
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