Faculty in the Media
Professor Mark Mazower is the Recipient of the Runciman Award for his most recent book, Salonica, City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims and Jews, 1430-1950 . The Runciman Award is administered by the Anglo-Hellenic League and aims to stimulate interest in Greek history and culture from the earliest times to the present. In addition, Professor Mazower’s Salonica has been awarded the Duff Cooper Prize and the John Criticos Prize.
|As the Pentagon prepares to redeploy U.S. forces around the world, it should review its practice of setting up bases in nondemocratic states. Although defense officials claim that having U.S. footholds in repressive countries offers important strategic advantages, the practice rarely helps promote liberalization in host states and sometimes even endangers U.S. security. |
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In his turbulent career, dissident author Andrei Sinyavsky made plenty of enemies in the Soviet establishment -- and among his fellow liberal intellectuals as well.