The presentation will explore the career and thought of Lebanese diplomat, stateman and philosopher Charles Malik, while inscribing him in a broader constellation of conservative ideas and intellectuals between the 1970s-2000s.
Right-Wing Internationalism beyond the North-South Divide: The Political Thought of Charles Malik
Chloé Kattar (EUME Fellow 2021/22), Chair: Jeffrey G. Karam (Lebanese American University / EUME Fellow of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung 2021-22)
Chloé Kattar is a historian of modern Lebanon, and an expert of the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1982). She completed her PhD on the intellectual and international history of the conflict at the History Faculty of the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Andrew Arsan. Her thesis is a three-time recipient of the Faculty’s Dr. Lightfoot Prize for outstanding research on ecclesiastical history. Before coming to Cambridge, she attended the literary preparatory classes at Lycée Henri IV in France and studied for her graduate degree at the Saint-Joseph University of Beirut and Sciences Po Paris. In the academic year 2021/22, she is a EUME Fellow.