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How was Donald Trump able to win the American presidency? What does his election signify?

On Saturday, September 22, join Dr. Andrew Bacevich, Professor Emeritus of International Relations and History at Boston University, as he discusses these questions and more during his talk “What Hath Trump Wrought,” the 2018 Bertrand Russell Peace Lecture.

When: Saturday, September 22, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
Where: L.R. Wilson Performance Hall, McMaster University

*The event is free and open to the public.
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**Parking passes are available on site to the first 75 parties who request one. Any lot on campus can be used except for Hospital parking or Divinity A parking lot. Please see the McMaster Campus Map here.**

There will be an informal reception in the L.R. Wilson building (1st floor Waller Lobby), beginning at 6:00 PM. Hors d’oeuvres and light refreshments will be provided.

The lecture continues McMaster’s 50th anniversary celebrations of the Bertrand Russell Archives.

On Friday, September 21, International Day of Peace, Dr. Bacevich will also be participating with McMaster faculty in a panel discussion of current prospects for peace (Chester New Hall 103, 1:30-3:00 PM).

About Andrew Bacevich

Dr. Bacevich is Professor Emeritus of International Relations and History at the Boston University Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies. He was previously a career officer in the U.S. Army, from which he retired with the rank of Colonel.

He is a specialist in American foreign policy, of which he has been a longstanding critic—especially of its post-Cold War reliance on armed force as opposed to diplomacy. A prolific author, his many writings include: The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War (2005); The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism (2008); and, most recently, America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History (2016)

About the Bertrand Russell Peace Lecture

The Bertrand Russell Peace Lecture is an annual speaker series sponsored by McMaster’s Centre for Peace Studies. The series, which began in 1985, focuses on issues related to the maintenance of world peace based on respect for human rights, democracy and justice.