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IPK Director Eric Klinenberg Named One of Seven Inaugural Knight Public Spaces Fellows

IMAGE: The Knight Public Spaces Fellows. From left to right: Sam Gill, Knight Foundation; Robert Hammond, Friends of the High Line; Eric Klinenberg, New York University; Chelina Odbert, Kounkuey Design Initiative; Erin Salazar, Exhibition District; Anuj Gupta, Reading Terminal Market; Kathryn Ott Lovell, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation; Alberto Ibargüen, Knight Foundation; Lilly Weinberg, Knight Foundation. (Not pictured: Walter Hood, Hood Design.)  Credit: Albert Yee. On June 19, 2019, IPK Director…

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IPK Director Eric Klinenberg in The New Yorker: The Other Side of “Broken Windows”

On August 23, 2018, in The New Yorker, IPK Director Eric Klinenberg shares an excerpt from his forthcoming book Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life, which will be published this September by Crown. The piece considers the possibilities of “broken windows” theory, asking: what it vacant property received…

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Beautiful Games? With Rog Bennett and John Green

On June 7, 2018, the IPK hosted “Beautiful Games? Putting the World Back in the World Cup,” a symposium with an all-star team of leading soccer scholars, scribes and talking heads discussing the global phenomenon that is the World Cup. This is the concluding session, a conversation with John Green and Rog Bennett (of Men…

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Island People: A Storm Relief Benefit and Celebration

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge, in collaboration with CARIBBEING, the Ace Hotel New York, and WORD Bookstores, invite you to join for the paperback release event for Joshua Jelly-Schapiro’s book, Island People: The Caribbean and the World. This masterwork of travel literature and history is a kaleidoscopic portrait of the Caribbean that illuminates its fierce grip on the world’s imagination. It shows…

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