Carnegie Council October Events, Live and Online: Garry Wills on the Qur'an, Lawrence Freedman on War, Steven A. Cook on the Middle East, A.C. Grayling on Democracy

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Attend Carnegie Council's October current affairs events in New York City, or watch them live online.

Carnegie Council, Making Ethics Matter

Carnegie Council, Making Ethics Matter

Through lectures, interviews, articles, and a wealth of free multimedia online resources, Carnegie Council has earned a reputation as an honest, objective voice for ethics in international affairs.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its October current affairs programs.

To attend in person, please RSVP. Go to the online calendar at

Events take place at:
Carnegie Council
170 East 64 Street, New York, NY 10065.

Or watch them as live webcasts here:

What the Qur'an Meant: And Why It Matters
Tuesday, October 3, 8:00-9:15 AM ET
Garry Wills, Author, Journalist, and Historian
How do the contents of the Qur'an compare to other sacred books? How has the text inspired difficulties of interpretation by the West and beyond?

The Future of War
Monday, October 16, 6:00-7:30 PM ET
Sir Lawrence Freedman
King's College London
How can we predict new dangers by looking back at prior conflicts? What cunning plans might a future aggressor have in mind?

False Dawn: Protest, Democracy and Violence in the New Middle East
Wednesday, October 25, 6:00-7:30 PM ET
Steven A. Cook
Council on Foreign Relations
Half a decade after Arabs across the Middle East poured into the streets to demand change, hopes for democracy have disappeared in a maelstrom of violence and renewed state repression. How did things go so wrong so quickly?

Democracy and Its Crisis
Thursday, October 26, 6:00-7:30 PM ET
A. C. Grayling
New College of the Humanities; University of Oxford
What reforms are needed to address the 21st century threats to democracy?

Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914, 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. Go to

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