Join us on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at 7pm at The New School's Tishman Auditorium as The Nation Institute and the Gould Family Foundation present the third annual Jonathan Schell Memorial Lecture on the Fate of the Earth featuring Nobel Laureate Beatrice Fihn. Acclaimed journalist and author of Command and Control, Eric Schlosser will introduce.
Beatrice Fihn is the Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize-winning campaign coalition that works to prohibit and eliminate nuclear weapons.
The Jonathan Schell Memorial Lecture Series on the Fate of the Earth was established to honor the memory of Nation Institute fellow Jonathan Schell and takes its name from his 1982 work on the consequences of nuclear war. It is an annual lecture of original work delivered by a speaker selected each year by committee, addressing topics written on by Schell during his life including environmentalism, nuclear disarmament, and peace but may include any important issue on which the future of humanity and other life on the Earth might depend.Read More