Michael Ignatieff is a university professor, writer and former
Canadian politician. Most recently, he served as president and rector at the
Central European University (CEU) from 2016-2021. Prior to CEU, he was Edward
R. Murrow Professor of Practice at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics
& Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School.
He holds a doctorate in history from Harvard University and has
held academic posts at the University of British Columbia, Cambridge
University, the University of Toronto, the London School of Economics and
Harvard University, where he was director of the Carr Center for Human Rights
Policy between 2000 and 2005.
Join us this Wednesday, March 16 at 6pm Eastern for a talk with journalist Matthieu Aikins on his acclaimed new book, The Naked Don't Fear the Water: An Underground Journey with Afghan Refugees. Aikins chronicles his journey, posing as a migrant, on the "smuggler's road" to Europe. Register here.