Christopher Newport: Thucydides on Statesmanship and War

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CNU Center for American Studies: “Thucydides on Statesmanship and War”


On September 30, 2021, the Center for American Studies at Christopher Newport University, a JMC partner program, will host Clifford Orwin and fellow Bernard Dobski for a discussion of Thucydides.

Thursday, September 30, 2021 • 3:00 PM
McMurran Hall, 101 • Christopher Newport University

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Clifford Orwin is a Professor of Political Science, Classics, and Jewish Studies and a Fellow of St. Michael’s College and a Senior Fellow of Massey College at the University of Toronto. He is also Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University, and Senior Fellow of the Berlin Thucydides Center, Free University of Berlin. He is the author of The Humanity of Thucydides (Princeton University Press, 1994; 4th Ed. 2011, Mandarin translation 2015), and has contributed to many other books as well as publishing many articles on classical, modern, contemporary, and Jewish political thought. He has argued that professors should put teaching first and has won three major teaching awards at the University, including the inaugural J.J. Berry Smith Prize for Excellence in Doctoral Supervision (2013).

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Bernard DobskiBernard J. Dobski is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Assumption University, where he teaches courses in political philosophy and foreign policy. He is the author of several articles on Shakespeare and ancient Greek political thought, among other topics.

Professor Dobski is a JMC fellow.

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