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Event Description

A distinguished U.S. diplomat and scholar of world order, Prof. Charles Hill defines “Grand Strategy” not as a particular strategy, but a means of strategizing: the central means, he argues, to addressing today’s global issues.

While the social sciences aim for scientific certainty, the humanities operate in the realm of informed uncertainty. The world’s problems may be categorized into specific areas, as reflected in the many branches, such as economics, of the social sciences, but cannot be solved when strategies are confined to addressing these components in isolation. Grand strategic thinking aims to put the pieces together; it embraces the humanities, cultivating an informed imagination that can cope with the uncertainty entailed in today’s multidimensional global issues. “The key”, he writes, is “how to be a specialist and a generalist.”

Event Language

The language of the event will be English.

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Agenda

6:30 PM

7 PM

Registration

7 PM

9 PM

Remarks and Q&A

Speakers

  • Charles Hill (Brady-Johnson Distinguished Fellow in Grand Strategy, Lecturer in International Studies at Yale University)

    Charles Hill

    Brady-Johnson Distinguished Fellow in Grand Strategy, Lecturer in International Studies at Yale University

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  • Yiwei Wang  (Director of the Institute of International Affairs and the Center for EU Studies  at  Renmin University of China)

    Yiwei Wang

    Director of the Institute of International Affairs and the Center for EU Studies at Renmin University of China

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