Donia Human Rights Center Distinguished Lecture. Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the World
Leif Wenar's book, Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the World, will be available for purchase before and after the lecture. A book signing will follow the lecture.
Leif Wenar holds the Chair of Philosophy and Law at King’s College London. After graduating from Stanford he went to Harvard to study with John Rawls, Robert Nozick, and T.M. Scanlon. He has been a visiting professor at Stanford, Princeton, and ANU, and a fellow of the program on Justice and the World Economy at the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs. He is the author of Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the World and Beyond Blood Oil: Philosophy, Policy, and the Future. His work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, Foreign Affairs, CNN, and the playbill for the White Light Festival at Lincoln Center.
This event is co-sponsored by: African Studies Center, Department of Philosophy, Department of Sociology, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, Department of Anthropology, Department of Political Science, and Program in International and Comparative Studies.
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|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||Environment, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, International, Middle East, North Africa, Oil States, Political Economy|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Donia Human Rights Center, Department for Afroamerican and African Studies, International Institute, Department of Philosophy, African Studies Center, Program in International and Comparative Studies, Department of Anthropology, Department of Sociology, Department of Political Science|
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