Book Launch, Iain Atack, Nonviolence in Political Theory

Book Launch, Iain Atack, Nonviolence in Political Theory, (2012), Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

Family, friends, colleagues, students and alumni gathered for the launch of Nonviolence in Political Theory, (2012), Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, by Iain Atack.  The event took place in Trinity’s Long Room Hub and the book was launched by  the Hub’s Director, Professor Jurgen Barkhoff. Professor Geraldine Smyth, Head of ISE gave a stimulating and reflective account of Iain’s work and that of the ISE followed by Professor Barkhoff’s personal memories of activist undergraduate days in Trinity with Iain and of the need for an interdisciplinary focus on non-violent action in the contemporary world, capturing the role of the humanities, as well as social science.  An enjoyable evening was had by all. Congratulations to Iain!

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