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Barnett Rubin talk, ending chaos in Afghanistan, rescheduled for Feb. 23

Audience: 
Open to the Public

The talk by Barnett Rubin, Director of Studies and a Senior Fellow at the Center on International Cooperation at New York University, titled "A Regional Approach to Afghanistan" has been rescheduled for Monday, February 23. This event will be held at 4:30 in in Dodds Auditorium Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus.

Barnett R. Rubin is Director of Studies and Senior Fellow at the Center on International Cooperation (CIC) of New York University, where he directs the program on the Reconstruction of Afghanistan. He has worked at CIC since July 2000. Prior to CIS (1994-2000) he was Director of the Center for Preventive Action, and Director of Peace and Conflict Studies, at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Rubin was also an Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for the Study of Central Asia at Columbia University from 1990 to 1996. Previously, he was a Jennings Randolph Peace Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace and Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale University.

In November-December 2001 he served as special advisor to the UN Special Representative of the Secretary General for Afghanistan, Lakhdar Brahimi, during the negotiations that produced the Bonn Agreement. He advised the United Nations on the drafting of the constitution of Afghanistan, the Afghanistan Compact, and the Afghanistan National Development Strategy.

Rubin has written numerous books and articles on Afghanistan and book reviews on conflict prevention, state formation, and human rights. His articles have appeared in Foreign Affairs, Orbis, Survival, International Affairs, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The New York Review of Books.

Dr. Rubin received a Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from Yale University.

This event is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination. It is free and open to the public.

 

02.23.2009
Barnett Rubin, Director of Studies and a Senior Fellow at the Center on International Cooperation at New York University