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…

Discussion

Resiliency in Practice: Confronting Climate Disaster in Puerto Rico and New York

04/29 Monday | 6:30pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge and the Urban Democracy Lab invite you to a discussion on climate change in Puerto Rico and New York, featuring Deepak Lamba-Nieves and Julia Nevarez in conversation, moderated by Diana Graizbord. What does it mean for a city or a nation to be “resilient” in an era of climate change…

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…

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…

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…

Discussion

Mayor de Blasio’s Flood Protection: What Is It and How Will It Affect Our Communities

04/17 Wednesday | 6pm

Rebuild by Design and NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invite you to join for a discussion about New York City’s flood protection plan. Mayor Bill de Blasio proposes extending the waterfront from the Seaport to Battery Park up to 500 feet into the East River at a cost of up to $10 billion: if done right, this…

Discussion

Discussion | The Green New Deal

04/15 Monday | 6pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join us for a discussion of the Green New Deal, with Daniel Aldana Cohen, Rhiana Gunn-Wright, and Pavlina R. Tcherneva. The Green New Deal is a congressional resolution that lays out a plan for tackling climate change. Introduced by Democratic Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and…

Book Launch

Politics with the People: Building a Directly Representative Democracy

04/10 Wednesday | 6pm

The Future of Democracy Working Group at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for a book talk on Politics with the People: Building a Directly Representative Democracy (Cambridge, 2018) by Michael A. Neblo, Kevin M. Esterling, and David M. J. Lazer, featuring Professors Neblo and Lazer in conversation with Beth Simone Noveck. Many citizens in the United…

Book Launch

Book Talk | Losing Earth

04/10 Wednesday | 12pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to join for a discussion of Nathaniel Rich’s new book Losing Earth: A Recent History, featuring the author in conversation with Joshua Jelly-Schapiro. By 1979, we knew nearly everything we understand today about climate change—including how to stop it. Over the next decade, a handful of scientists, politicians, and…

Book Launch

Book Talk | The Road to Resegregation

04/09 Tuesday | 12:30pm

The Collaborative on Global Urbanism and Race and Public Space working group at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invite you to join for a talk with Alex Schafran on his new book The Road to Resegregation: Northern California and the Failure of Politics (UC Press, 2018). Alex will be introduced by Thomas J. Sugrue, Professor of…

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