Protean Power | 2018 | Events

Protean Power: Exploring the Uncertain and Unexpected in World Politics
P. Katzenstein
Peter Katzenstein
Cornell University
February 7, 2018
Building E40-496 (Pye Room)


Despite being repeatedly surprised by unexpected change, public debate and mainstream international relations scholarship continue to assume that the world is governed by calculable risk based on estimates of power. Protean power highlights and challenges this assumption by arguing for the acknowledgement of uncertainty as an important condition of political and social life.

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Peter Katzenstein is the Walter S. Carpenter Professor of International Studies at Cornell University and a former president of the American Political Science Association.