The Honorable Madeleine K. Albright: Global Challenges of Today - Commemorating Václav Havel

The Honorable Madeleine K. Albright: Global Challenges of Today - Commemorating Václav Havel

Thursday, September 27, 2018
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Low Library, 535 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 Rotunda

Contact: World Leaders Forum, 212-851-7421

This program features an address by Former United States Secretary of State, The Honorable Madeleine K. Albright, commemorating Václav Havel as an intellectual, leader, and agent of change and how his legacy continues to play an important role in today’s current global landscape. Followed by a question and answer session with the audience.

The event will also feature a dedication of the bust of Václav Havel by artist Marie Seborova which is being donated to Columbia University by Joseph Balaz and the Václav Havel Library Foundation.

Madeleine K. Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State; Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group; Michael and Virginia Mortara Endowed Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service

Welcome Remarks: Merit E. Janow, Dean, School of International and Public Affairs; Professor of Professional Practice in International Economic Law and International Affairs, Columbia University

Brief Commentary: Jan Svejnar, James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy; Director, Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia University

Introduction of The Honorable Madeleine K. Albright by: President Lee Bollinger, Columbia University in the City of New York Question and Answer Session

Moderated by: Jan Svejnar, James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy; Director, Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia University

Co-sponsored by Columbia SIPA's Center on Global Economic Governance, the Václav Havel Library Foundation, and the World Leaders Forum

With additional support from the Harriman Institute

Registration for this event is now full and closed. Please email cgeg@columbia.edu with any quesitons. 

For those unable to attend in-person, this event is being livestreamed at cgeg.sipa.columbia.edu/watch