Feb. 26th: Joseph Nye BGF Distinguished Lecture Series

Date: Feb. 26, 2014
Time: 4:30 pm, EST.
Where: Live-streaming at bostonglobalforum.org

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Joseph S. Nye, Jr. is University Distinguished Service Professor and former Dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He received his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Princeton University, did postgraduate work at Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship, and earned a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard. He has served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Chair of the National Intelligence Council, and a Deputy Under Secretary of State.  His most recent books include Soft Power, The Power Game: A Washington Novel, The Powers to Lead and Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the British Academy, and the American Academy of Diplomacy. In a recent survey of international relations scholars, he was ranked as the most influential scholar on American foreign policy.

The Boston Global Forum is pleased to invite you to attend the next installment of the Boston Global Forum Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Professor Joseph Nye. The lecture will kick-off the Boston Global Forum’s topic of focus for 2014, which is the relationship between the United States, China, and Japan.

Professor Nye, who is University Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard, the former Dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a member of the Boston Global Forum Board of Thinkers, will discuss U.S., Chinese, and Japanese relations. In particular, Professor Nye will address topics such as the role of the United States in the 21st Century, the potential of a third world war and how to prevent it, China and Japan’s role and responsibility in ensuring international peace, and how soft power can apply to the world in the 21st century. Please attend at BostonGlobalForum.org and send your questions to [email protected]