Book Launch

Book Launch | Stone Men

04/18 Thursday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for the launch event of Andrew Ross’s Stone Men: The Palestinians Who Built Israel, forthcoming from Verso in March 2019, featuring the author in conversation with Paula Chakravartty, and Arun Kundnani. “They demolish our houses while we build theirs.” This is how a Palestinian stonemason, in line at a…

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Book Launch

Book Launch | The New Arab Urban

04/22 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for the launch of Harvey Molotch and Davide Ponzini’s new book The New Arab Urban: Gulf Cities of Wealth, Ambition, and Distress, featuring the editors in conversation with Arang Keshavarzian, Robert Beauregard, and Anne Rademacher. Shining special light on Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Doha—where the dynamics…

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Screening

Co-Opting AI: Work

04/23 Tuesday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a screening and discussion event in our series on “Co-Opting AI.” This event will feature a screening of the PBS documentary Cyberwork and the American Dream, followed by a discussion with Elizabeth Cobbs, James Shelley, Eduardo Porter, Madeleine Claire Elish, and Mona Sloane. The documentary looks at the impact of…

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Book Launch

Book Talk | The World Is Always Coming to an End

05/01 Wednesday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for a talk for Carlo Rotella’s The World Is Always Coming to an End: Pulling Together and Apart in a Chicago Neighborhood (University of Chicago Press, 2019), featuring the author in conversation with sociologist Eric Klinenberg. An urban neighborhood remakes itself every day—and unmakes itself, too. Houses and…

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Discussion

Co-Opting AI: Justice

05/13 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a discussion on justice in our series on “Co-Opting AI.” Featuring Sasha Costanza-Chock, Virginia Eubanks, Amanda Levendowski, Alondra Nelson, and Mona Sloane in conversation, this event examines the intersection of AI and (in)justice. What are the social implications of deploying AI across so many domains of society? Who benefits, who is affected? How is AI related…

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