2018 Russell Peace Lecture: What Hath Trump Wrought?
How was Donald Trump able to win the American presidency? What does his election signify?
On Saturday, September 22, join Dr. Andrew Bacevich, Professor Emeritus of International Relations and History at Boston University, as he discusses these questions and more during his talk “What Hath Trump Wrought,” the 2018 Bertrand Russell Peace Lecture.
When: Saturday, September 22, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
Where: L.R. Wilson Performance Hall, McMaster University
*The event is free and open to the public.
The lecture will be followed by a Q&A session and preceded by an informal reception in the L.R. Wilson building, beginning at 6:00 PM. Light refreshments will be provided.
On Friday, September 21, International Peace Day, Dr. Bacevich will also be participating with McMaster faculty in a panel discussion of current prospects for peace (Chester New Hall 103, 1:30-3:00 PM).
About Andrew Bacevich
Dr. Bacevich is Professor Emeritus of International Relations and History at the Boston University Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies. He was previously a career officer in the U.S. Army, from which he retired with the rank of Colonel.
He is a specialist in American foreign policy, of which he has been a longstanding critic—especially of its post-Cold War reliance on military might as opposed to diplomatic skill. A prolific author, his many writings include: The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War (2005); The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism (2008); and, most recently, America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History (2016)
About the Bertrand Russell Peace Lecture
The Bertrand Russell Peace Lecture is an annual speaker series sponsored by McMaster’s Centre for Peace Studies. The series, which began in 1985, focuses on issues related to the maintenance of world peace based on respect for human rights, democracy and justice.