The Causes and Consequences of War, 2:30–7:30p.m. CT, January 5, 2023, Omni Riverfront Hotel, New Orleans, LA
Christopher Blattman, University of Chicago
Sefa Awaworyi Churchill, RMIT University
Soloman Polachek, Binghamton University
Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili, University of Pittsburgh
Join the Institute for Humane Studies for an academic research symposium on “The Causes and Consequences of War,” Thursday, January 5 before the opening of the American Economic Association (AEA) annual meeting. This event will feature a keynote address by Professor Christopher Blattman, University of Chicago, who will discuss his recent book, “Why We Fight: The Roots of War and the Paths to Peace.” Following the keynote, there will be a panel exploring the unintended consequences of war over time. Panelists include professors Sefa Awaworyi Churchill, Solomon Polachek, and IHS Distinguished Fellow Jen Murtazashvili. The audience will have the opportunity to ask questions after the panel and prior to a concluding cocktail reception.
IHS will provide participants with a $300 stipend to cover the cost of one night of hotel costs for this program.