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"The Gamble of War: Is It Possible to Justify Preventive War?" A Book Launch with Ariel Colonomos

Start/End Tuesday, April 09, 2013 01:00 PM EDT -- 02:30 PM EDT
Location Name 1302 International Affairs Building

The Alliance Program, the Center on Global Governance, and the Department of Political Science at Columbia University are pleased to invite you to the following talk:

Spring 2013, Columbia University

"Conversations with Sciences Po Faculty on Social Sciences"


"The Gamble of War: Is it Possible to Justify Preventive War?"

A book launch with Ariel Colonomos, CERI, Sciences Po


Ariel Colonomos will be presenting his book, The Gamble of War: Is it Possible to Justify Preventive War?

Introducer: Michael Doyle

Short biographies:


Ariel Colonomos holds degrees from the University of Paris-Dauphine (business and administration), the University of Paris X (philosophy) and a Ph.D. in political science from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (IEP). He joined CERI in 1998. He is coordinator (with Laetitia Bucaille) of the "Monde" (International Issues) book series at the Presses de Sciences Po; a member of the editorial boards of International Political Sociology; a regular visiting scholar at Columbia University with the Institute of War and Peace; the author of several publications focusing on the ethics of the international relations of an explanatory and normative point of view, including a recent study on the preventive use of force and its justification. His new research project investigates the role of predictive ideas in international relations.

Michael Doyle is the Harold Brown Professor of U.S. Foreign and Security Policy, which is a three-fold appointment in the School of International and Public Affairs, the Department of Political Science, and the Law School. His research interests include international relations theory, international law, and international history; civil wars and international peace-building; and the United Nations.

Co-sponsored by the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War & Peace Studies, the Center on Global Governance, and the Department of Political Science at Columbia University.

Alliance Program
Political Science Department

Center on Global Governance
Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War & Peace Studies