Watch the complete ceremony featuring introductory remarks from The New Criterion editor Roger Kimball and Victor Davis Hanson's acceptance speech of the Edmund Burke Award Honoring Outstanding Service to Culture and Society.
The New Criterion hosted “The Future of Permanence in an Age of Ephemera,” a symposium on museums at the Consulate General of France on October 21, 2016. Please enjoy photos from the event below and consider joining us as a Friend of The New Criterion for all invitations to all of our talks and symposia at newcriterion.com/friends.
On March 29, 2016, The New Criterion and the CO2 Coalition held a conference in New York City that challenged the supposedly "settled science" on climate change and purported detrimental effects of increasing levels of carbon dioxide. International bestselling author and political and cultural commentator Mark Steyn, currently embroiled in free speech litigation for his criticism of climate scientist Dr. Michael E. Mann was the keynote speaker.
In recognition of her dogged defense of Western civilization against Islamic supremacism, its threat to individual liberty in general and women’s rights in particular and the price she has paid as an apostate in a fatwa on her head, New York Times bestselling author of ‘The Caged Virgin,’ ‘Infidel’ and ‘Nomad’ and ‘Heretic,’ former Dutch MP, fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and founder of the AHA Foundation Ayaan Hirsi Ali receives The New Criterion’s Fourth Annual Edmund Burke Award for Service to Culture & Society. Roger Kimball, Editor and Publisher of The New Criterion, delivers the introduction. Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaks on Islam, freedom and what the West must do to protect and preserve it against jihadism. For more from The New Criterion’s April 2016 ‘Edmund Burke Award’ gala and other compelling content, check out The New Criterion’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/TheNewCriterion.