The Dream of a Democratic Public: European Hopes in a Problematic Present (Craig Calhoun)


Date: Apr 22, 2015

Speaker:
Craig Calhoun, Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science

Craig Calhoun is a world-renowned social scientist whose work connects sociology to culture, communication, politics, philosophy and economics. He became the Director of LSE in 2012, having left the U.S. where he was University Professor at NYU, Director of the Institute for Public Knowledge and President of the Social Science Research Council. He obtained a D.Phil. in History and Sociology at Oxford University and a Master’s in Social Anthropology at Manchester and is the author of several books including Nations Matter, Critical Social Theory, Neither Gods Nor Emperors and most recently The Roots of Radicalism (University of Chicago Press, 2012).

This event is Part 7 of the 2014-15 Europe Seminar. The Europe Seminar brings scholars from North America, Europe, and the world to Columbia for intense talks on European history, politics, economics, and society.

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Date: Apr 22, 2015

Speaker:
Craig Calhoun, Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science

Craig Calhoun is a world-renowned social scientist whose work connects sociology to culture, communication, politics, philosophy and economics. He became the Director of LSE in 2012, having left the U.S. where he was University Professor at NYU, Director of the Institute for Public Knowledge and President of the Social Science Research Council. He obtained a D.Phil. in History and Sociology at Oxford University and a Master’s in Social Anthropology at Manchester and is the author of several books including Nations Matter, Critical Social Theory, Neither Gods Nor Emperors and most recently The Roots of Radicalism (University of Chicago Press, 2012).

This event is Part 7 of the 2014-15 Europe Seminar. The Europe Seminar brings scholars from North America, Europe, and the world to Columbia for intense talks on European history, politics, economics, and society.

Event video

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