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University of Nebraska-Omaha: The Constitution Viewed From Without – The Security Dilemma and the Constitution of 1787

August 31, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

On August 31, 2022, the Constitutional Studies Forum at the University of Nebraska-Omaha will be hosting a public lecture with Michael Kochin (Tel Aviv University) on “The Constitution Viewed From Without: The Security Dilemma and the Constitution of 1787.”

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 • 1:00 PM CDT
CPACS 132 • University of Nebraska-Omaha

The event is free and open to the public.

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Michael Kochin is Professor Extraordinarius in the School of Political Science, Government, and International Relations at Tel Aviv University. He received his A.B. in mathematics from Harvard University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago. He has held visiting appointments at Yale, Princeton, Toronto, Claremont McKenna College, and the Catholic University of America. He has written widely on the comparative analysis of institutions, political thought, politics and literature, and political rhetoric. Professor Kochin has authored three books: Gender and Rhetoric in Plato’s Political Thought (2002), Five Chapters on Rhetoric: Character, Action, Things, Nothing, and Art (2009) and (with the historian Michael Taylor) An Independent Empire: Diplomacy & War in the Making of the United States (2020). With Alberto Spektorowski he has edited Michel Houellebecq, the Cassandra of Freedom: Submission and Decline (2021).

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