Discussion

The Liberal Imaginary and Beyond: A New Online Seminar Series

01/22 Friday | 12:15pm

The Religions and Public Life program at the Kenan Institute for Ethics is co-sponsoring a new online seminar series with the Center on Modernity in Transition (COMIT) and the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University. The Liberal Imaginary and Beyond online series aims to examine the origins, contents, and development of post-war liberalism, as well as to…

Discussion

Housing Security in a Time of Crisis: The Case for a Social Housing Development Authority

01/14 Thursday | 5pm

RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. Join the Institute for Public Knowledge for a conversation between Deborah N. Archer, Thomas J. Sugrue, and Miriam Greenberg moderated by Andrew Ross. Co-sponsored by the Urban Democracy Lab (UDL) at New York University, this event is centered around a new white paper published by the UDL entitled “The Case for a Social Housing Development Authority”. Co-authors…

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Lunch Series: Theory of the Alt-Right

12/11 Friday | 1pm

MUST RSVP TO RECEIVE LINKS TO ALL OF THE SESSIONS. ATTENDANCE TO ALL SESSIONS IS NOT MANDATORY. A Lunch Series Virtual Conference co-hosted by the Working Group on the Global New Right at the Institute for Public Knowledge, Deutsches Haus at NYU and German Department at NYU — co-sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The Far Right has taken…

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Co-Opting AI: Truth

12/01 Tuesday | 5pm

RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. The quest for “truth” has always been at the core of knowledge, power and the production of science. AI, and the rise of predictive analytics across all aspects of social life, has both amplified and complicated this dynamic. This event will feature Joan Donovan, Javad Shabani, Sharon Traweek and…

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Co-Opting AI: Fiction

11/16 Monday | 5pm

Please RSVP to attend the event. You can RSVP here. Guests can pose questions via Twitter. NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge, NYU Tandon’s Department for Technology, Culture and Society and the 370 Jay Project invite you to a discussion on finance in the series “Co-Opting AI.” Speculating about the future is part of the human…

Book Launch

Book Talk | The Amateur Hour: A History of College Teaching in America

11/12 Thursday | 6pm

This event is a virtual discussion that will be live-streamed via Youtube. Guests can pose questions via Twitter and Youtube. NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you for a book talk for The Amateur Hour: A History of College Teaching in America featuring the author Jonathan Zimmerman and in conversation with Richard Arum. The Amateur Hour is the first full-length history of college…

Book Launch

Book Talk | Strongmen, Entitled Men: A Conversation Between Ruth Ben-Ghiat and Kate Manne

11/09 Monday | 5pm

This event is a virtual discussion that will be live-streamed via Youtube & Twitter. Guests can pose questions via Twitter NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge, Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Network, and Public Books invites you for a book talk for Strongmen: From Mussolini to the Present and Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women featuring the authors Ruth Ben-Ghiat and Kate…

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Looking Ahead: Enhanced Democracy by 2030 Through Digital Innovation

10/29 Thursday | 5pm

Please watch the event here. RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. Join the Future of Democracy Working Group for a conversation with Lee Rainie, Director, Internet Technology and Research, Pew Research Center on October 29, 2020 at 5 pm. What will be the impact of technology on democracy? Will the Internet usher in a halcyon…

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8 Years After Sandy: Community-Wide Discussion on the Progress of the BIG U

10/28 Wednesday | 6pm

RSVP is required. Please RSVP here. The ReBuild by Design team at the Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a community-wide discussion on the progress of the BIG U, with learnings from community board leaders who live in the floodplain. Eight years ago, Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc along the East Coast and exposed the…

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