The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination will hold a Crisis Diplomacy seminar with Manus Midlarsky, "Understanding Putin: Loss, Mortality, and Stalin's Precedent," at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in 012 Bendheim Hall. This seminar is open to faculty and students only. To attend, RSVP to Angella Matheney.
Manus I. Midlarsky is the Moses and Annuta Back Professor of International Peace and Conflict Resolution and Director of the Center for the Study of Mass Violence at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. He has published widely in journals including the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, and the Journal of Politics His most recent books published by Cambridge University Press are the Origins of Political Extremism: Mass Violence in the Twentieth Century and Beyond (2011) and The Killing Trap: Genocide in the Twentieth Century (2005). Both books were reviewed widely, with the former receiving a Featured Review by the American Historical Review in 2014. He also edited the three volume Handbook of War Studies serieswith the University of Michigan Press.. In 2011, the original Handbook of War Studies was reissued in the Routledge Revival Series, as were The Onset of World War and The Internationalization of Communal Strife reissued in 2014.