American Foreign Policy in the Obama Years: With Harold Koh @ Gonville & Caius College, Bateman Auditorium, Cambridge [15 January]

American Foreign Policy in the Obama Years: With Harold Koh


387
15
January
19:30 - 21:00

 Facebook event page
Gonville & Caius College, Bateman Auditorium
Cambridge
***PLEASE MARK YOURSELF AS «GOING» TO REGISTER FOR THE EVENT.

Since 9/11, the War on Terror has grown ever larger, blurring the line between battlefield and the home front. With enemy combatants no longer wearing uniforms, the distinction between civilian and fighter has become harder to tell apart. The emergence of drones has altered the fight, raising ethical and legal concerns about the role of “targeted killings.” When is a terrorist in a foreign country an imminent threat? Do citizens fighting abroad have right to due process? With international implications, come and hear our distinguished speakers as they discuss the law and its relationship to modern warfare.

OUR SPEAKERS:

PROFESSOR HAROLD KOH
Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School where he formerly served as the fifteenth Dean from 2004 until 2009. He served for nearly four years as the Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State, for which he received the Secretary of State's Distinguished Service Award. Professor Koh is one of the leading experts in public and private international law, national security law, and human rights in the U.S.

Professor Koh has received seventeen honorary degrees and more than thirty awards for his human rights work, including awards from Columbia Law School and the American Bar Association for his
lifetime achievements in international law. He has authored or co-authored eight books, published more than 200 articles, testified regularly before Congress, and litigated numerous cases involving international law issues in both U.S. and international tribunals.
He is a Fellow of the American Philosophical Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an Honorary Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, and a member
of the Council of the American Law Institute.

DR AARON RAPPORT
Aaron Rapport's research interests include international security, political psychology, and U.S. foreign policy. He has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses on these topics, as well as qualitative research methodology. His book, Waging War,
Planning Peace: U.S. Noncombat Operations and Major Wars, is forthcoming (2015) from Cornell University Press’s Security Affairs series. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the journals International Security, International Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Peace Research, and Security Studies.

Dr Rapport has been a lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge since 2013. He is also a Fellow at Corpus Christi College, where he directs studies for students in Part I of the HSPS tripos. He was previously an assistant professor of political science at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Prior to receiving his PhD in Political Science from the University of Minnesota, he held pre-doctoral fellowships at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University and the Miller Center at the University of Virginia.
Discussion
image
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.
23
To event organizer

Information about this event was found on Facebook and automatically published unchanged through its API.

If you are an organizer of this event, you have the following possibilities:

Right now you can synchronize the information on the web-site with the information on the Facebook page (facebook.com/events/1272124509593419/).

Do not want your event to be published on our website? Write us about this and we will remove it as soon as possible.

Still have questions? Any proposals?
Please, use the feedback form.

The most anticipated events in Cambridge :

Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon 2019
Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon 2019
Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon
Cambridge Vegan Market
Cambridge Vegan Market
Cambridge Guildhall
Parkway Drive Concert at Alexandra Palace in London
Parkway Drive Concert at Alexandra Palace in London
Alexandra Palace
Attraction explained: The science of how we form relationships
Attraction explained: The science of how we form relationships
Espresso Library
Spice: The Live Stage Show - Cambridge Corn Exchange
Spice: The Live Stage Show - Cambridge Corn Exchange
Cambridge Corn Exchange
Worth The Weight Vintage Kilo Sale - Cambridge
Worth The Weight Vintage Kilo Sale - Cambridge
St Paul's Cambridge
Brighter Days - ft. Simon Dunmore, Melon Bomb & Full Intention
Brighter Days - ft. Simon Dunmore, Melon Bomb & Full Intention
Cambridge Junction
Cambridge
Cambridge
Cambridge Corn Exchange
Is Tech Making Us Miserable?
Is Tech Making Us Miserable?
Frankopan Hall
Cambourne 10km & Fun run
Cambourne 10km & Fun run
Cambourne