Historian Bruce Clark discusses the emergence of modern Greece and Turkey in the early 20th century. Leaders in both countries sought to advance a national ethnic identity, resulting in mass expulsions of Christian Greeks from Turkey and Muslims from Greece.
Bruce Clark is currently the international security editor of The Economist, he is better known for as the author of Twice A Stranger: How Mass Expulsion Forged Modern Greece and Turkey. It concerns the population exchange between Greece and Turkey which took place in the early 1920s, following the Treaty of Lausanne. Itâ€™s believed that his key motive for the writing, was brought about by his understanding of religious and ethnic segregation through his childhood in Northern Ireland, allowing him to empathise and comprehend the situation and the causes. For this book, he won the Runciman Prize in 2007.
Son of a Northern Irish businessman, he was educated at Shrewsbury School where he excelled in academics particularly in Classics. He went on to study, Philosophy, Politics and Economics ,PPE. He often anonymously writes articles for The Economist specialising on religion or defence.
Todd L. Pittinsky is an Associate Professor of Public Policy and a core faculty member of Harvard's Center for Public Leadership. Pittinsky's research lab focuses on the psychological science of leadership and the nature of allophilia (intergroup liking) in intergroup relations. He uses quantitative and qualitative research methods in the laboratory and the field. He earned his BA in psychology from Yale University, his MA in psychology from Harvard, and his PhD in organizational behavior from the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. In 2002 Pittinsky was selected to represent Harvard in the Young Faculty Leaders Forum, a working group of faculty members selected from America's leading universities.