The Crisis of 1914 and What It Means for Us Today: Carnegie Council Symposium, Sarajevo, June 27, 2014

On June 27, 2014, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs will hold a high profile symposium in Sarajevo to commemorate the anniversary of the assassination that led to the outbreak of World War I. Speakers include Ivo Banac, Michael Ignatieff, Margaret MacMillan, Adam Roberts, and Joel H. Rosenthal.

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I hope that conversations about World War I will not focus on competing narratives of victimhood. That would be a dead end. Let's remember victims—but let's honor memory by pointing toward a positive future. --Joel Rosenthal, Carnegie Council President

(PRWEB) June 11, 2014

On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, an event that led to the outbreak of World War I. To commemorate this event and discuss what it means for us today, on June 27, 2014, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs will hold a high profile symposium in Sarajevo. For the Agenda, please go to:The Crisis of 1914 and What It Means for Us Today.

This symposium is held in partnership with the American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina (AUBiH) and will take place at the Gazi Husrev-bey Library.

Participants in order of appearance:
Husein Kavazović, Grand Mufti of Bosnia
Joel H. Rosenthal, President, Carnegie Council
Margaret MacMillan, Warden, St Antony's College
George Rupp, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Council; former President, International Rescue Committee
David Rodin, Carnegie-Uehiro Senior Fellow, Carnegie Council; Director of Research, Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Oxford University
Adam Roberts, Emeritus Professor of International Relations, Oxford University
Ivo Banac, Emeritus Professor of History, Yale University
Mustafa Cerić, President, World Bosniak Congress (Moderator)
Michael Ignatieff, Carnegie Council Centennial Chair

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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an educational, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that produces lectures, publications, and multimedia materials on the ethical challenges of living in a globalized world. For more information, go to http://www.carnegiecouncil.org


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