Changing Character of War Centre Annual Lecture: Causes of War, Old and New
Professor Adam Roberts is Emeritus Professor of International Relations at Oxford University, and Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. He was one of the founding members of CCW and served on its Academic Board before his retirement, and is now Honorary Fellow and Member of the CCW Advisory Board.
Sir Adam was President of the British Academy (2009-13). He is an Honorary Fellow of the London School of Economics & Political Science (1997- ), of St Antony’s College Oxford (2006- ), and of the University of Cumbria (2014- ). He has been awarded Honorary Doctorates by King’s College London (2010), Aberdeen University (2012), Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo (2012), and Bath University (2014). He is a Foreign Honorary Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2011- ), and a Member of the American Philosophical Society (2013- ). He was a member of the Council of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London (2002-8); member of the UK Defence Academy Advisory Board (2003-15); and member, Board of Advisers of the Lieber Institute for Law and Land Warfare, at the United States Military Academy, West Point (September 2016–) .
Sir Adam remains actively engaged in research and is a regular speaker at CCW events. His main research interests are in the fields of international security, international organizations, and international law (including the laws of war). He has also worked extensively on the role of civil resistance against authoritarian regimes and foreign rule, and on the history of thought about international relations.
Date: 23 May 2018, 17:00 (Wednesday, 5th week, Trinity 2018)
Venue: Pembroke College, St Aldates OX1 1DW
Venue Details: Pichette Auditorium
Speaker: Professor Sir Adam Roberts (University of Oxford)
Organising department: Pembroke College
Organiser: The Oxford Programme on the Changing Character of War
Organiser contact email address: elizabeth.robson@pmb.ox.ac.uk
Host: Dr Rob Johnson (Pembroke College, Oxford)
Topics: Security, International, Military history, War
Booking required?: Not required
Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Elizabeth Robson