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Wednesday, February 28
5:30 - 7 pm MT (doors open at 5 pm)
Location: Wolf Law Wittemyer Courtroom | 2450 Kittredge Loop Dr. Boulder, CO
Livestream and In-person
Moderated by: Brandon Warmke, VSCTP spring 2024

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This event has a clear bag policy that will be enforced. If you plan to bring a bag, it must be clear plastic, vinyl or PVC, and no larger than 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches. Please do not bring backpacks, or other bags.

About the Event

With all eyes on Israel as it battles Hamas in the aftermath of the horrific October 7th massacres on its southern border, political theorist and Bible scholar Dr. Yoram Hazony will offer a defense of Israeli nationalism, discussing its historical origins and philosophical underpinnings and what it can contribute to a better political order. 

About the Speaker

Yoram Hazony is an Israeli philosopher, political theorist and author.

He serves as President of the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem and as Chairman of the Edmund Burke Foundation, a public affairs institute based in Washington that hosts the National Conservatism Conference.

His book The Virtue of Nationalism won the Intercollegiate Studies Institute’s Conservative Book of the Year award in 2019 and was an Amazon bestseller in both International Diplomacy and Nationalism. His latest book Conservatism: A Rediscovery has invigorated conservative political thought globally. His previous books include The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture, which won the second place PROSE award for best book in the category of Theology and Religion by the Association of American Publishers; The Jewish State: The Struggle for Israel’s Soul; and God and Politics in Esther.

His work has appeared in The Wall St. Journal, The New York Times, Fox News, CNN, NPR, Time Magazine, The New Republic, National Review, Commentary, First Things, and American Affairs, among others.

He holds a B.A. from Princeton University and a Ph.D. at Rutgers University. He lives in Jerusalem with his wife, Yael Hazony, and their children.

Parking Information

Short term paid parking available in lots 404, 406, 415, or 423. More information or questions can be found on the Parking and Transportation website, or call 303-735-7275. On February 28, CU basketball plays at the Coors Events Center at 6 pm; as a result, parking will be extremely limited on campus. Please arrive early if you plan to park on campus.