17 June 2006
Madeleine Albright US Secretary of State, 1997-2001 The Mighty and the Almighty Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs De macht en de almacht Over Amerika, God en de toestand in de wereld Moderator: Chris Kijne, VPRO television presenter We’re delighted to announce that Madeleine Albright will return to the John Adams Institute to discuss her latest book, translated in Dutch under the title ‘De macht en de almacht’ by Anthos/Manteau. In her new book – The Mighty and the Almighty (De Macht en de Almacht) – Madeleine Albright tackles the thorny subject of the role of faith in international relations. Albright rejects the notion of a ‘clash of civilizations’ and calls for America to take a nuanced approach to international confrontations.
The first in a series of John Adams Institute lectures related to the US elections in November 2008.
Organized in cooperation with Ambo/Anthos publishers Special thanks to: Van Ditmar boekimporteurs, Aegon, Ministerie van OCenW, American Embassy The Hague, Van den Berch van Heemstede Fonds.
Madeleine Korbelová Albright (born May 15, 1937) was the first woman to become the United States Secretary of State. She was nominated by U.S. President Bill Clinton on December 5, 1996, and was unanimously confirmed by a U.S. Senate vote of 99–0. She was sworn in on January 23, 1997.
Albright currently serves as a Professor of International Relations at Georgetown University‘s Walsh School of Foreign Service. She holds a PhD from Columbia University and numerous honorary degrees. In May 2012, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by US President Barack Obama. Secretary Albright also serves as a Director on the Board of the Council on Foreign Relations.
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