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Public Lecture: Samantha Power


Thursday, 06 March 2008


Clinton Auditorium, Belfield, UCD

Organiser: UCD John Hume Institute for Global Irish Studies
Time: 17:30
Contact: Brian Jackson
Audience: All Welcome

Public Lecture: Samantha Power

Samantha Power is one of Barack Obama's main foreign policy advisers and is the Anna Lindh Professor of Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy Practice at Harvard University's School of Government.

Her book, A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide (2003), was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction, the National Book Critics Circle Award for general non-fiction, the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize and the Council on Foreign Relations' Arthur Ross Prize for the best book in U.S. foreign policy.Power is also the recipient of two National Magazine Awards.

A graduate of Yale University and the Harvard Law School, she moved to the United States from Ireland at the age of nine.

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