Book Launch

Book Launch | What Is an Event?

09/25 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join us for the launch of Robin Wagner-Pacifici’s latest book, What Is an Event? out now from the University of Chicago Press. The author will be present in conversation with Iddo Tavory and Bruce Grant. We live in a world of breaking news, where at almost any moment…

Book Launch

Book Launch | Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics

09/22 Friday | 1pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the OIKOS Working Group invite you to join us for a book launch of Kim Phillips-Fein’s new book Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics, out now from Metropolitan Books. The author will be present in conversation with Ida Susser. When the news broke in…

Book Launch

Book Launch | Cradle to Kindergarten

09/18 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join us for a discussion and reception to celebrate the release of Cradle to Kindergarten by Ajay Chaudry, Taryn Morrissey, Christina Weiland, and Hirokazu Yoshikawa. Chaudry and Yoshikawa will be in discussion with journalist Heather Long and public policy scholar Jane Waldfogel. Early care and education for many children in the U.S. is in crisis….

Private: Discussion | Post-War Cosmetics

08/10 Thursday | 8am

The Institute for Public Knowledge’s OIKOS working group invites you to join for a talk with Isra Ali about gender, economy, and make-up. This talk looks at two development projects aimed at re/introducing women into the national economy through the cosmetology/esthetics industry in ‘post war’ moments. As the U.S. war in Vietnam wound down in the 1970s,…

Book Launch

Book Launch | The Mask and the Flag

06/05 Monday | 6pm

The Institute for Public Knowledge and the Urban Democracy Lab at NYU invite you to join us for the book launch of The Mask and the Flag: Populism, Citizenism, and Global Protest by Paolo Gerbaudo. The author will be present in a conversation with Michael Gould-Wartofsky and Marina Sitrin, moderated by Stephen Duncombe. From the Arab Spring to the Spanish…

Workshop

Building NYC-NYU Connections: Research Partnerships for Knowledge and Action

05/19 Friday | 9am

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join us for an all-day summit on research partnerships between NYU and community organizations. Co-sponsored by NYU’s IHDSC, IES-PIRT program, and PRIISM, the event will highlight a series of NYC-based university-community partnerships that involve linkages between city agency or community organization partners and NYU graduate students and faculty around policy-/practice-driven projects designed to…

Discussion

Safe at Home? Broken Windows Policing and the Sanctuary City

05/16 Tuesday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a discussion on sanctuary cities and policing, featuring Oscar Diaz, Dennis Flores, Marium Khawaja, and New York City Council Member Rory I. Lancman. There is a great deal of noise and confusion surrounding the issues of “Sanctuary City” and “Broken Windows” policing. This panel aims to help gain some clarity…

Symposium

Summoning the Archive: a Symposium on the Periodical, Printed Matter, and Digital Archiving

05/12 Friday | 12:30pm

The printing and distribution of the avant-garde magazine, illustrated weekly, and underground zine have developed in the twentieth century in tandem with technological advancements in printing and access to these technologies in various regions, gaining traction in different parts of the world at different times based on economic, social, and political conditions. At its best,…

Book Launch

Book Launch | Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Economy

05/01 Monday | 6:30pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join us for the book launch of Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Economy by Richard Ocejo. The author will be in discussion with Krishnendu Ray and Sharon Zukin. In today’s new economy—in which “good” jobs are typically knowledge or technology based—many well-educated and culturally savvy young men are instead…

Winona LaDuke: Standing Rock & the Seventh Generation: An Economics for Us All

04/25 Tuesday | 6:30pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, and Asian/Pacific/American Institute invite you to join us for an Albert Gallatin Lecture with Anishinaabekwe activist, writer, and political leader Winona LaDuke on the 96th day of the Trump Era. LaDuke will address the interrelated issues of energy, food sovereignty, Native Rights, and an economics for the 99% to…

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