Professor Anatol Lieven’s Talk
Time: 7:30-9:00 pm
About the Speaker:
Anatol Lieven has an MA in history and a PhD in political science from the University of Cambridge. From 1986 to 1998 he worked as a British journalist, mainly in the former Soviet Union and South Asia. During this period he covered the anti-Soviet war in Afghanistan, the Chechen war of 1994-96 and other conflicts.
In recent years Anatol Lieven has worked chiefly on aspects of the “war on terror”, including contemporary US global strategy and its background in US history and political culture. He writes a monthly column for the Financial Times, and is published frequently in other newspapers and journals. He is a member of the editorial board of the National Interest and a convenor of the Russia and Eurasia Security Research Group.
Professor Lieven has travelled extensively for research in Pakistan and other parts of the Muslim world. His recent book, Pakistan: A Hard Country was selected by the Daily Telegraph as one of the '2011 Books of Year.'