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David Philips on Turkey, Mark Lilla on Identity Politics, Michael Ignatieff on Ordinary Virtues & Moral Order

Carnegie Council, Making Ethics Matter

Carnegie Council is one of the world’s top creators of nonpartisan educational resources on international ethics used by professionals, journalists, educators, students, and the greater public.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its September current affairs programs.

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An Uncertain Ally: Turkey under Erdoğan’s Dictatorship

Thursday, September 14, 6:00-7:30 PM ET

David Philips, Columbia University

How has Erdoğan polarized Turkish society and created the conditions that led to the coup attempt of July 2016? How dangerous is he to his country, to the region, and internationally?


The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics

Monday, September 18, 8:00-9:15 AM ET

Mark Lilla, Columbia University

How can this nation rebuild a sense of common feeling among Americans, and a sense of duty to each other? How can we build a government that helps all Americans?


The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World

Monday, September 25, 6:00-8:00 PM ET

Michael Ignatieff, Central European University, Budapest

What moral values do human beings hold in common? As globalization draws us together economically, are our values converging or diverging? In particular, are human rights becoming a global ethic? These were the questions that led Michael Ignatieff to embark on a…

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