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The 2023-24 Bernard Brodie Distinguished Lecture on the Conditions of Peace

The 2023-24 Bernard Brodie Distinguished Lecture on the Conditions of Peace

Sanna Marin, Former Prime Minister of Finland

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
4:30 PM
UCLA Law School, Room 1347
385 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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Due to high demand, we will present this lecture in-person as well as via zoom.

  • Rsvp below for the remaining seats in the main venue. Once sold out, add your name to the waitlist. There is always attrition and we will have an overflow room with live-stream, once the main venue reaches capacity on the day of the event. 



Sanna Marin is the former Prime Minister of Finland (2019-2023). Appointed at the age of 34, Marin served as the youngest prime minister in the world, taking office in 2019. She led her country through the global pandemic and a historically swift accession process to NATO after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Marin joined the Tony Blair Institute as a Strategic Counselor in 2023. In this role, she now specializes on topics of geopolitics, strategic autonomy and female leadership. Marin holds a Master’s degree in Administration Sciences from the University of Tampere.



Kal Raustiala holds the Promise Institute Chair in Comparative and International Law at UCLA Law School and is a Professor at the UCLA International Institute, where he teaches in the Program on Global Studies. Since 2007 he has served as Director of the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations. From 2012-2015 he was UCLA’s Associate Vice Provost for International Studies and Faculty Director of the International Education Office. Professor Raustiala's research focuses on international law, international relations, and intellectual property.



In sponsoring the Bernard Brodie Distinguished Lecture on the Conditions of Peace, the Burkle Center for International Relations celebrates the memory of Brodie as an eminent scholar and teacher. The lectures provide a special forum for outstanding students of politics, strategy, and warfare to present their thoughts and research within the scholarly and humanist tradition exemplified by Bernard Brodie.

Established in 1980, the lecture series provides a special forum for dignitaries and scholars of politics, strategy, warfare, and peace to present their views to the UCLA community and the public.

Sponsor(s): Burkle Center for International Relations, Center for European and Russian Studies