Peter Wittig, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United States
Michael Ignatieff, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice at Harvard's Kennedy School; Canadian writer, teacher, and former politician; author of many books, including The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror (2004) Comments from Fritz Stern, University Professor Emeritus, Columbia University
This event marks the 80th anniversary of Social Research, the flagship journal of The New School for Social Research. The journal was launched in 1934 by the founding members of the "University in Exile,” all of whom were scholars rescued by Alvin Johnson, the first president of The New School, on the brink of World War II.
To order the related issue of Social Research:
An International Quarterly
Social Research at Eighty, 82, Number 1 (Spring 2015)