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Michael Ignatieff

Carnegie Council Centennial Chair

Michael Ignatieff

Michael Ignatieff is a Canadian writer, teacher, and former politician. He is Edward R. Murrow Professor of the Practice of the Press, Politics and Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

He served in the Parliament of Canada and was leader of the Liberal Party of Canada.

His books include The Needs of Strangers (1984), Scar Tissue (1992), Blood and Belonging, (1993), The Warrior's Honour (1997), Isaiah Berlin (1998), The Rights Revolution (2000), Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry (2001), The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror (2004), and Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics (2013).

He was the Centennial Chair for Carnegie Council's 2014 Centennial. For more on the Council's Centennial projects, click here.



Specialization: Human Rights

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2017

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