the columbia university seminar on
The Columbia University Seminar on Twentieth Century Politics and Society presents
THE POLITICAL ORIGINS OF GLOBAL JUSTICE
A talk by Samuel Moyn
Free & open to the pubic
Columbia University Faculty House (directions)
Samuel Moyn is James Bryce Professor of European Legal History at Columbia University. He works primarily on the history of human rights and modern European intellectual history, with special interests in France and Germany, political and legal thought, historical and critical theory, and Jewish studies. His latest book is The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History (Harvard, 2010), and he has also edited the recent volumes Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History (Oxford, 2013), Global Intellectual History (Columbia, 2013), and The Breakthrough: Human Rights in the 1970s (University of Pennsylvania, 2013).
An optional dinner precedes the talk. All are welcome to come. We will dine in Faculty House at 6:30 pm. Meals, buffet style, cost $25 (payment by check only), and wine comes compliments of the seminar. Sign up for dinner at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do, please provide two daysí notice if you cannot attend.