Great Decisions 2011: The Challenges of a Runaway World

Category: Speakers & Lecture Series
Location: Adrian Lamb Room

The third Great Decisions program, co-sponsored by the Library, the World Affairs Forum and HSBC Bank, will be held on Monday, November 21st  at 7:00 pm in the Adrian Lamb Room. 

Nayan Chanda
The Challenges of a Runaway World: The Successes  and Failures of Multilateralism.


Since mid 2001 Nayan Chanda has been  Director of Publications of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization and editor of YaleGlobal Online.(

Before coming to Yale in 2001 he was, for nearly thirty years, with the Hong Kong-based magazine the Far Eastern Economic Review as its reporter, diplomatic correspondent and editor.  In 1989-90 Chanda was a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington. From 1990-1992 Chanda was editor of the Asian Wall Street Journal Weekly, published from New York.

He is the author of Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers and Warriors Shaped Globalization  (Yale University Press, (2007), and Brother Enemy: the War After the War (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986).

He is a regular columnist for Times of India, BusinessWorld and the Straits Times.