A graduate of Harvard University, with a BA and PhD in history, Dr Pipes’ influence on the public debate is widely acknowledged. He has been recognised as one of Harvard’s 100 most influential living graduates and has taught at Harvard, Princeton, Chicago, the US Naval War College and Pepperdine.
He has held two presidential positions in the US Government, testified before many congressional committees and worked for five presidential campaigns. He is a prize-winning columnist, formerly for the New York Times Syndicate, now writing independently for many newspapers, and is the author of 12 books. His works have been translated into 33 languages.
His address at this invitation-only event will cover such topics as US foreign relations in the Indian Ocean region, the future of Iran and the Gulf, leadership transitions of Egypt and Saudi Arabia and radical Islam in the region.
Dr Pipes will deliver his address at The Curtin University Graduate School of Business, Rm 212, 78 Murray St, Perth, Friday, 20 August 2010.
Registration begins at 09.15am, followed by morning tea and coffee. The address will commence at 10.00am and will be followed by a discussion period concluding no later than 11.30am.