The Great Convergence: Asia, the West and the Logic of One World
Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
Professor Kishore Mahbubani will be speaking on his new book, entitled "The Great Convergence: Asia, the West and the Logic of One World" at the John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture,
Professor Kishore Mahbubani’s writing has appeared in many publications, including Foreign Affairs, Newsweek, and The New York Times. His books have been widely translated throughout the world. He continues to serve on Boards and Councils of several institutions in Singapore, Europe, and North America, including the Indian Prime Minister’s Global Advisory Council and the Yale President’s Council on International Activities.
The John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture was inaugurated in 2002 in memory of John B. Hurford, a devoted Director of the Foreign Policy Association.
John B. Hurford was an internationalist and philanthropist who played an important role in a number of organizations devoted to international affairs including the Foreign Policy Association.
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