Special Lecture & Symposium

Sir Noel Malcolm and Gen Wesley Clark


Join us for a Special Lecture and Symposium with  Sir Noel Malcolm, welcoming speech by  General Wesley K. Clark, (ret.), welcome and introductory remarks by Dr. Elez Biberaj, followed by a discussion led by Professor Nicholas C. Pano, introduction by Mr. Richard S. Lukaj, organized and hosted by director Dino Korca.

Sunday, February 21
11:00 am EST
Live Virtual Seminar
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General Wesley Clark welcoming speech with introduction by Mr. Richard Lukaj

Gen. Wesley K. Clark (Ret., US Army) is a retired four star general after 38 years in the United States Army, having served in his last assignments as Commander of US Southern Command and then as Commander of US European Command/ Supreme Allied Commander, Europe. In his final assignment as Supreme Allied Commander Europe he led NATO forces to victory in Operation Allied Force, a 78-day air campaign, backed by ground invasion planning and a diplomatic process, saving 1.5 million Albanians from ethnic cleansing.

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Sir Noel Malcolm Special Lecture with introduction by Dr. Elez Biberaj

Sir Noel Malcolm is Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford and a Fellow of the British Academy. His work has ranged widely in European history and intellectual history, with a particular interest in the history of political philosophy.

He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2014, in recognition for services to scholarship, journalism, and European history.

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This is a rare opportunity to hear Sir Noel Malcolm’s account — one of the most singular and influential voices, and world’s leading experts on Albanian history and culture origins — who will present a staggering archival achievement, a work of astonishing (if, at times, overwhelming) richness and detail that incorporates “the all-too-neglected Albanian thread that is woven into the history of Europe” and beyond.

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