British Foreign Secretary David Miliband SM ’90 to deliver Compton Lecture
In March 10 remarks at MIT, Miliband will discuss ‘The War in Afghanistan: How to End It’MIT will welcome British Foreign Secretary David Miliband to campus to deliver the March 2010 Karl Taylor Compton Lecture.
Miliband, who received a master’s of science in political science from MIT in 1990, will present a talk entitled, “The War in Afghanistan: How to End It” at 3:30 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium on Wednesday, March 10. MIT President Susan Hockfield will introduce Miliband, and the program will include a brief question and answer period. The lecture series, named in honor of Karl Taylor Compton, MIT’s ninth president, began in 1957 and aims to give the MIT community direct contact with the important ideas of our times and with people who have contributed much to modern thought.
The Karl Taylor Compton lecture series is sponsored by the MIT president in conjunction with the Office of the Provost. Lectures are free and open to the MIT community; no tickets are required. For more information, please visit the Compton Lecture Series web site.
Written by: Rebecca Tyler, Institute Events