Moral Interventionism: The Gas Question & Syria

Monday, September 23, 2013  4:00pm The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room


Blinken European Institute

Heyman Center for the Humanities

Evidence of chemical weapons use in Syria, and the following push for humanitarian intervention, raise questions about the practicality and legitimacy of military intervention on moral grounds. This roundtable discussion addresses the issue of moral interventionism from the perspectives of political theory, international security, and the history of peacekeeping.

Register here

This event is free and open to the public.
No tickets or registration is required.
Seating is on a first come, first served basis.


  • Etienne Balibar

    Visiting Professor of French and Romance Philology

    Columbia University

  • Jean Cohen

    Nell and Herbert M. Singer Professor of Political Theory and Contemporary Civilization

    Columbia University

  • Stuart Gottlieb

    Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs

    Columbia University

  • Jean-Marie Guéhenno

    Arnold Saltzman Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs

    Columbia University

  • Victoria de Grazia

    Moore Collegiate Professor of History

    Columbia University

  • Jack Lewis Snyder

    Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Relations in Political Science

    Columbia University


By Semester