Bridge where Franz Ferdinand was killed, 1914.
Bridge where Franz Ferdinand was killed, 1914.

The Crisis of 1914 and What It Means for Us Today

Jun 12, 2014

On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, an event that led to the outbreak of World War I. To commemorate this event and discuss what it means for us today, on June 27, 2014, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs will hold a high-profile symposium in Sarajevo. For the agenda, please go to: The Crisis of 1914 and What It Means for Us Today. This symposium is held in partnership with the American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina (AUBiH) and will take place at the Gazi Husrev-bey Library. Participants in order of appearance:

  • Husein Kavazović, Grand Mufti of Bosnia
  • Joel H. Rosenthal, President, Carnegie Council
  • Margaret MacMillan, Warden, St Antony's College
  • George Rupp, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Council; Former President, International Rescue Committee
  • David Rodin, Carnegie-Uehiro Senior Fellow, Carnegie Council; Director of Research, Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Oxford University
  • Adam Roberts, Emeritus Professor of International Relations, Oxford University
  • Ivo Banac, Emeritus Professor of History, Yale University
  • Mustafa Cerić, President, World Bosniak Congress (panel moderator)
  • Michael Ignatieff, Carnegie Council Centennial Chair

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