George H. Nash, Senior Fellow at the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal in Mecosta, Michigan, will deliver two lectures sponsored by the AHI on 9 April. Dr. Nash was graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College (1967) and received a Ph. D. in history from Harvard (1973). An authority on Herbert Hoover, he published The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America since 1945 (Basic Books, 1976), widely regarded as one of the foundational texts on the history of modern conservatism in the United States.

History 211, a survey course in American history, co-taught at Hamilton College by Professors Maurice Isserman and Robert Paquette. will host Dr. Nash as guest lecturer on 9 April at 1 pm in room 104 Benedict Hall. He will speak on Friedrich Hayek and the impact of World War II on the origins of the modern conservative movement.

Dr. Nash will deliver a public lecture, “The Future of Conservatism,” in the evening at 7:30 pm at the AHI’s headquarters, 21 West Park Row in Clinton.

A reception will follow.