Indiana University Bloomington will host a global roundtable titled "An Unsolved Business: The Legacy of the Great War," featuring diplomats from many of the countries involved in World War I.
The roundtable is the signature event of IU Bloomington's 2014-15 academic year exploration of the conflict, "World War I: 100 Years." This series of events and exhibitions tangibly integrates the arts and humanities on campus and examines the impact of World War I on today's political affairs.
IU President Michael A. McRobbie will chair the international roundtable, which will focus on the geo-political legacy of the Great War.
Participants include, in alphabetical order:
- Philipp Ackerman, minister and deputy chief of mission, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
- Giorgio Aliberti, counselor and head of political affairs, Embassy of Italy
- Kim Beazley, ambassador of the Commonwealth of Australia to the United States
- Stephen Bridges, consul general, British Consulate General in Chicago
- Marc Calcoen, ambassador and consul general, Consulate General of the Kingdom of Belgium in New York
- Vincent Floreani, consul general, Consulate General of the French Republic in Chicago
- Lee Hamilton, professor of practice, Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs
- Richard Lugar, professor of practice, Indiana University School of Global and International Studies
- Hans Peter Manz, ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the United States
- Elena Poptodorova, ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to the United States
- Dejan Radulovic, acting consul general, Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia in Chicago