Noam Chomsky delivers annual Amnesty TCD Lecture

Posted on: 18 January 2006

Described by The New Yorker as ‘one of the greatest minds of the 20th century’, Noam Chomsky gave the 2006 Amnesty International Lecture in association with TCD in the RDS on January 18th. The theme of his talk was ‘The War on Terror’.

Noam Chomsky has been Professor of Modern Languages & Linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since 1976.

This was the second Amnesty International lecture in association with Trinity College. Last year, Prof Michael Ignatieff, Professor of Human Rights Practice & Director of the Centre for Human Rights Policy at Harvard delivered a lecture also on the topic ‘War on Terror’.