Grand Strategy and Geopolitics
An undergraduate discussion
Former Diplomat Charles Hill
Thursday, March 8, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Harlos House, 1331 E. Tenth Street
Charles Hill is one of the most distinguished diplomats of his
served as a political officer in the U.S. Embassy in Hong Kong during
the beginning of Mao Tse-Tung's "cultural revolution," mission
coordinator in Saigon during the Vietnam War, staff for Secretary of
State Henry Kissinger, and executive assistant for Secretary of State
George Schultz. During the Carter Administration, he focused his
attention on the Middle East and played a significant role in the
development of the Camp David accord. In 1989 he became assistant
secretary-general of the United Nations. He is currently the
Brady-Johnson Distinguished Fellow in Grand Strategy and lecturer in
International Studies at Yale University, as well as a research fellow
of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
Since 1992, Charles Hill has taught a year-long "Grand Strategy" seminar
at Yale University in which the study of classic texts and international
relations are combined with internships in international agencies on
geopolitical topics. Along with publishing numerous articles and books,
Hill has received awards for his outstanding public service, including
the Superior Honor Award of the Department of State (1973, 1981), the
Presidential Meritorious Service Award (1986), and the Presidential
Distinguished Service Award (1987, 1989). Come join other
undergraduates for supper with Professor Hill to learn more about his
governmental and international experiences.
SIGN-UP INFO: If you are interested in attending this
event, please check your schedule to make sure you are available
for the entire event and e-mail Anna Duquaine (firstname.lastname@example.org),
you wish to sign up for the "Charles Hill" program and include your
name, e-mail address, year in school, and field(s) or study. Space is
limited so we will let you know by e-mail if a space was available when
you replied. The supper is co-sponsored by the Wells Scholars Program.
Charles Hill will speak during the week of March 4-9 as part of
Patten Lecture series. His lectures include:
-"Literature, Statecraft, and World Order: a problem for higher
Tuesday, March 6, 7:30-9 p.m. Moot Court Room (Law 123)
-"Grand Strategy: an American problem?"
Thursday, March 8, 7:30-9 p.m. Moot Court Room (Law 123)
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