Critical Disaster Studies Conference

09/21 Friday | 9am

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join us for NYU Gallatin’s Critical Disaster Studies Conference. From the Biblical story of Noah’s flood to science fiction fantasies of nuclear war, disasters loom large in the human imagination. Building on previous generations of scholarship about disaster, the developing field of critical disaster studies seeks to…


Government By The People, With the People: How is Transforming, Four Years After the Sunflower Occupy Movement

09/20 Thursday | 6pm

You can watch the event here. The Future of Democracy Working Group at the Institute for Public Knowledge and the GovLab at NYU invite you to a conversation between Audrey Tang and Beth Simone Noveck. The discussion will explore how civic technology is enabling new and improved forms of citizen participation, deliberation, and collaboration between government and the public,…

A Conversation Between Ada Colau & Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

07/16 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the Movement NetLab’s Fearless Cities Initiative invite you to join for a conversation between Ada Colau and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, moderated by Amy Goodman. The successes of Ada Colau and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s electoral campaigns demonstrate the promise of a bold political vision, an antidote to the far-right forces on the…


Beautiful Games? Putting the World Back in the World Cup

06/07 Thursday | 2pm

Start your summer off right: Join an all-star team of leading soccer scholars, scribes and talking heads as they discuss the global phenomenon that is the World Cup. On June 14 in Moscow, the 2018 FIFA Men’s World Cup will kick off with a match between Russia and Saudi Arabia. Over the month-long tournament to follow, a global…

Book Launch

Book Launch | Onward: Mobility in the Next New York

05/14 Monday | 6pm

For the first time since the mass production of the automobile began, our streets and sidewalks have become a contested territory. New transportation technologies, paired with the collapse of public investment, have made this a pivotal moment to question the future of mobility in New York. This year the Urban Design Forum published Onward: Mobility in…


Print Fest

05/12 Saturday | 11am

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for the 2nd Annual Print Fest, featuring the work of New York based small presses, zines, & literary organizations. Through its robust list of vendors, the Fest represents and celebrates the plurality of voices that make the New York-area literary and print culture so vibrant. ///…

Book Launch

Book Launch | Artificial Unintelligence

04/30 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute invite you to join for a discussion with Meredith Broussard celebrating the release of her new book Artificial Unintelligence. In Artificial Unintelligence, Meredith Broussard argues that our collective enthusiasm for applying computer technology to every aspect of life has resulted in a tremendous number…


OIKOS Conference | Kinship Economy

04/27 Friday | 9:30am

The OIKOS working group at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a conference on Kinship Economy, April 27-28, 2018. Friday, April 27 9:30AM – 10:00AM | Coffee and welcome 10:00AM | Introductory Remarks       Caitlin Zaloom, Social and Cultural Analysis (SCA), NYU 10:30AM – 12:00PM | Panel 1: Architectures for Surplus       Nick D’Avella, Hemispheric…

Book Launch

Book Talk | Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City

04/23 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the New York Institute for the Humanities invite you to join for a discussion with Richard Sennett on his latest book, Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City. In Building and Dwelling, Richard Sennett distils a lifetime’s thinking and practical experience to explore the relationship between the good built environment and the good…


Exhibit Opening and Conversation | Lotería de la Migración and the Visual Languages of Advocacy

04/19 Thursday | 7pm

NYU’s Global Liberal Studies and Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, in association with the Institute for Public Knowledge and Colloquium for Unpopular Culture, invite you to an exhibit opening and panel discussion of Richard Arthur Fleming’s Lotería de la Migración, on view on the 5th floor of 20 Cooper Square from April 19, 2018 through May…

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