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Mark Mazower: NGOs,The Cold War and the Idea of Civil Society
February 16, 2012 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mark Mazower, author, history professor and director of the Center for International History at Columbia University, will deliver a talk suggesting new historical frameworks within which to understand the emergence of NGOs and their role in international aid activism. He is the author of seven books, including the Duff Cooper Prize winning Salonica City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims and Jews, 1430-1950, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History winning Hitler’s Empire: Nazi Rule in Occupied Europe. Mazower is currently working on a history of internationalism, and his articles on history and current affairs appear regularly in the Financial Times, the Guardian, London Review of Books, The Nationand The New Republic.