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February 18, 2011 / Admin

Isaiah Berlin Memorial Lecture 2011—UPDATED

The Isaiah Berlin Association is pleased to announce that the third annual Isaiah Berlin Memorial Lecture, on “The Pleasures Of Liberalism”, will be given by Professor Ian Buruma, in Riga, on the evening of 6 June 2011, at the Maza Gilde. Please register here, if you would like to attend.


Ian Buruma
Ian Buruma

Ian Buruma is Henry R. Luce Professor of Democracy & Human Rights at Bard College, New York. In 2008 he was awarded the Erasmus Prize for his contributions to European culture. He writes regularly for the New York Review of Books and the New Yorker. Foreign Policy magazine named him one of the top 100 global thinkers of 2010. His books include: “Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents” (2010); “Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance” (2007); “Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies” (2004); “Voltaire’s Coconuts, or, Anglomania in Europe” (1998).

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