Hall Center For The Humanities


Robert Kaplan
Robert D. Kaplan
Correspondent for Atlantic Monthly

"The Roots of Future Conflict"
Humanities Lecture Series

Thu., Nov. 21, 2002, 8:00pm
Location: Ballroom, Kansas Union
A correspondent for The Atlantic, Robert D. Kaplan has reported on assignment for the magazine from Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, and the United States. His books include Warrior Politics: Why Leadership Demands a Pagan Ethos (2002), Eastward to Tartary: Travels in the Balkans, the Middle East, and the Caucasus (2002), The Coming Anarchy: Shattering the Dreams of the Post Cold War (2000), The Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite (1993), Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History (1993) and Surrender or Starve: The Wars Behind the Famine (1988).

Kaplan has been writing as a foreign correspondent for more than twenty years, and his two-decades' worth of traveling and reporting experience?much of which he has accumulated in the world's most difficult and dangerous places?inform even his briefest contributions. His writing always combines on-the-ground reporting, rich academic context, a deep regard for the past, and an abiding concern for the future.

-Atlantic Monthly Company, 2002

Funded by the Sosland Foundation

This event is free and open to the public.

November 21, 2002
8:00 p.m.
Ballroom, Kansas Union

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