2018 Furniss Book Award Lecture - Michael Morgan

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December 9, 2021
3:30PM - 5:00PM
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Zoom

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Add to Calendar 2021-12-09 15:30:00 2021-12-09 17:00:00 2018 Furniss Book Award Lecture - Michael Morgan The Mershon Center's Edgar S. Furniss Book Award commemorates the founding director of the Mershon Center and is given annually to an author whose first book makes an exceptional contribution to the study of national and international security. The 2018 Furniss Book Award was awarded to Michael Cotey Morgan for his book, The Final Act: The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War (Princeton University Press). The book is the first in-depth account of the historic diplomatic agreement that served as a blueprint for ending the Cold War. Please join us on Dec. 9 where Michael will join us to discuss his book and have time for Q&A and open discussion.  Zoom Mershon Center mershoncenter@osu.edu America/New_York public
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The Mershon Center's Edgar S. Furniss Book Award commemorates the founding director of the Mershon Center and is given annually to an author whose first book makes an exceptional contribution to the study of national and international security. The 2018 Furniss Book Award was awarded to Michael Cotey Morgan for his book, The Final Act: The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War (Princeton University Press). The book is the first in-depth account of the historic diplomatic agreement that served as a blueprint for ending the Cold War.

Please join us on Dec. 9 where Michael will join us to discuss his book and have time for Q&A and open discussion. 

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Michael Cotey  Morgan

Michael Cotey Morgan is associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he teaches courses on modern international history, the Cold War, and the history of human rights. He is the author of The Final Act: The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War (Princeton, 2018).