Leadership and Diplomacy
THIS SEMINAR IS FILLED
Robert David “KC” Johnson, Moderator
This Seminar will explore six international events in the 20th century, where U.S. or European leaders had to make a choice between diplomacy or conflict. We will examine these instances to draw lessons as to what conditions might make diplomacy a preferable option. The last 10-15 minutes of each session will discuss contemporary events. Video will be used.
|Session 1||The “Big Four” and Versailles|
|Session 2||MacMillan and the Aftermath of Suez|
|Session 3||LBJ & Vietnam, 1964-65|
|Session 4||Thatcher and the Falklands|
|Session 5||Gorbachev and the Baltic States|
|Session 6||H.W. Bush and Kuwait|
* Please note: There are TWO (2) Sections of this Seminar.
Specify your first choice of TIME.
WEDNESDAYS, 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. OR WEDNESDAYS, 2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
SEPT 11, 25
OCT 16, 30
Cost $475 (6 sessions)
* tax deductible portion is $237.50
ROBERT DAVID “KC” JOHNSON — Professor of History at Brooklyn College and the City University of New York Graduate Center. In 2007-2008, he taught at Tel Aviv University as Fulbright Distinguished Chair in the Humanities.
Professor Johnson received his B.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard and his M.A. from the University of Chicago. He has written and edited numerous books about American history, and appears frequently as a pundit on the History Channel. His most recent publication is the edited Asia Pacific in the Age of Globalization, published by Palgrave/MacMillan; and he has been selected by Oxford University Press to edit its forthcoming Oxford History Handbook of American Foreign Relations.