Bruce Bueno de Mesquita LectureSaturday, October 29, 2011 - 7:30pm
“Predictioneering the Future”
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
Julius Silver Professor of Politics and Director of the Alexander Hamilton Center for Political Economy at at New York University
Bueno de Mesquita is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a former president of the International Studies Association. He is a leading scholar in international conflict, decision making, and political leadership, and is a pioneer in the development of models for policy prediction. Foreign Policy Magazine has named him as one of their top 100 global thinkers. Game theory is a complex term for the simple idea that people naturally think and act in their own best interest.
This lecture is part of the National Science Foundation sponsored conference titled,"New Horizons in Conflict System Analysis: Applications to the Middle East.”
Place: Gambrell Hall, Room 153
A reception will follow the lecture in the first floor lobby of Gambrell Hall.
[Sponsored by the University of South Carolina Office of Research and Graduate Education and the College of Arts and Sciences' Political Science Department, Jewish Studies Program, Linguistics Program, and the Walker Institute of International and Area Studies.]