Tuesday, March 4, 2014
The Boston Red Sox & The Great Fenway Park Writers Series Proudly Present:
Michael Ignatieff – Citizen, Professor, Writer, and One of the World’s Leading Public Intellectuals
Author of and Speaking on: “Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics”
6:30 PM Dinner
Gallery at Hotel Commonwealth
500 Commonwealth Ave.
$60 Per Person (includes an autographed copy of “Fire and Ashes”)
Michael Ignatieff - Biographical Brief
Our guest March 4th is a Professor of Practice at Harvard’s Kennedy School (HKS). He is a Canadian writer, teacher and former politician, having led Canada’s Liberal Party from 2008-2011.
He holds a doctorate in history from Harvard University and has held academic posts at Kings College, Cambridge and at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He served in the Parliament of Canada.
His books include The Needs of Strangers, (1984), Scar Tissue (1992), Blood and Belonging, (1993) The Warriors Honour, (1997) Isaiah Berlin (1998) The Rights Revolution (2000) Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry (2001), The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror (2004).
He holds a joint professorial appointment at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto and at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
He holds 11 doctorates awarded for his scholarship and public service, including: Bishop’s University (1995), University of Sterling (Scotland, 1996), Queen’s University (2001), University of Western Ontario (2001), University of New Brunswick (2001), McGill University (2002), University f Regina (2003), Whitman College (Walla Walla, Washington, 2004), Niagara University (New York, 2006).
He is married to Zsuzsanna Zsohar.
Boston Globe profile of Dr. Ignatieff