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My Staff and My Redeemer: Why Three-Quarters of West Europeans Would Elect Obama  
FSI Stanford, The Europe Center Seminar

Date and Time
October 20, 2008
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Availability
Open to the public
RSVP required by 5PM October 19


Speaker
Josef Joffe - Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; Visiting Professor, Political Science, Stanford University; Fellow, Hoover Institution


In Europe, even more than in the United States, Obama appears not as a politico, but as as canvas which allows the Europeans to project their fondest wishes onto a man they hardly know. Disappointment is bound to happen.

Josef Joffe is publisher-editor of the German weekly Die Zeit. Previously he was columnist/editorial page editor of Süddeutsche Zeitung (1985-2000).

Abroad, his essays and reviews have appeared in: New York Review of Books, New York Times Book Review, Times Literary Supplement, Commentary, New York Times Magazine, New Republic, Weekly Standard, Prospect (London), Commentaire (Paris). Regular contributor to the op-ed pages of Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Washington Post; Time and Newsweek.

Location
Oksenberg Conference Room
Encina Hall, 3rd floor
616 Serra St.
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
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FSI Contact
Laura Seaman