Please note that this event has been rescheduled for Fall 2018.
This talk will encompass the expanse from Western Europe to East Asia and, taking account of the interplay among military, political, economic, and demographic factors, will explore the sources, nature, and consequences of the strategic trends likely to shape Eurasia in the course of this century.
Rajan Menon holds the Anne and Bernard Spitzer Chair in International Relations at the City College of New York/City University of New York and is Senior Research Scholar at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University. Until August 2012 he was the Monroe J. Rathbone Distinguished Professor of International Relations and chairman of the International Relations Department at Lehigh University. He has also taught at Vanderbilt and Columbia Universities. His books include Soviet Power and the Third World (Yale University Press, 1986); The End of Alliances (Oxford University Press, 2007); Ukraine in Conflict: The Unwinding of the Cold War Order (MIT Press, 2015).