Sunday August 2, 2020
Topic: Will the Post-Covid World Have Too Much Automation
Bio: MIT Institute Professor of Economics
Reading Assignment: Will the Post-Covid World Have Too Much Automation?
Daron Acemoglu QA
John Ikenberry, John Mearsheimer, Stephen Krasner, and Daron Acemoglu QA
Katherine Baldiga Coffman
Topic: Older People are Less Pessimistic about the Health Risks of COVID-19
Bio: Assistant Professor at Harvard Business School
Reading Assignment: Older People are Less Pessimistic About the Health Risks of COVID-19
Katherine Baldiga Coffman Q&A
Is the End of the Liberal International Order?
Stephen D Krasner
Topic: Power Shifts and the Liberal International Order
Bio: Graham H. Stuart Professor of International Relations at Stanford University and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institute. He has a new book entitled How to Make Love to a Despot: An Alternative Foreign Policy for the 21st Century.
John Mearsheimer and Stephen Krasner QA
Topic: Exit from Hegemony
Bio: Claire Tow Professor of Political Science and Director of The Harriman Institute for the Study of Russia, Eurasia and Eastern Europe at Barnard College.
Reading Assignment: Chapter 1 (17 pages) of Alexander Cooley’s and Daniel Nexon’s book Exit from Hegemony: The Unraveling of the American Global Order
Alexander Cooley QA
3:30 pm G. John Ikenberry
Topic: The Next Liberal Order
Bio: Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs at
Princeton University and Global Eminence Scholar at Kyung Hee University, in South Korea.
He is the author of the forthcoming book A World Safe for Democracy: Liberal Internationalism
and the Crises of Global Order.
Reading Assignment: Foreign Affairs Article from July/August 2020 (10 pages) entitled The Next Liberal Order: The Age of Contagion Demands More Internationalism, Not Less
G. John Ikenberry QA
John Mearsheimer, John Ikenberry, and Stephen Krasner QA
John J. Mearsheimer
Topic: Bound to Fail: The Rise and Fall of the Liberal International Order
Bio: R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago.
Reading Assignment: Article in International Security (44 pages) Bound to Fail: The Rise and Fall of the Liberal International Order
John Mearsheimer QA
3:42 pm Questions for Speakers