Moral Interventionism: The Gas Question and Syria (Panel)


Date: Sep 23, 2013

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.

Panelists:
Etienne Balibar, Visiting Professor, Columbia University
Jean L. Cohen, Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
Stuart Gottlieb, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Jean-Marie Guéhenno, Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Jack Snyder, Professor of International Relations, Columbia University

Moderator:
Victoria de Grazia, Professor of History, Columbia University

Co-sponsored by the Heyman Center for the Humanities.

Moral Interventionism: The Gas Question and Syria Video

Date: Sep 23, 2013

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.

Panelists:
Etienne Balibar, Visiting Professor, Columbia University
Jean L. Cohen, Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
Stuart Gottlieb, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Jean-Marie Guéhenno, Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Jack Snyder, Professor of International Relations, Columbia University

Moderator:
Victoria de Grazia, Professor of History, Columbia University

Co-sponsored by the Heyman Center for the Humanities.

Moral Interventionism: The Gas Question and Syria Video

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