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Thursday, Sep 28, 2017
by mkilleen
The September 25 Climate Futures Initiative panel discussion, Theorizing Tipping Points in the Context of Climate Change, was featured in The Daily Princetonian.
Friday, Sep 22, 2017
by femked

Read the article here.

Friday, Sep 15, 2017
by femked
Just released: highlights of our past year at the Center.
Thursday, Sep 7, 2017
by femked

The Einstein Ethics Group in Berlin, led by Professor R. Jay Wallace (Berkeley) will be holding a two-day workshop on Professor Johann Frick's work in Berlin, October 6-7. The title of the workshop is "Contractualism, Risk, and Population Ethics".

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
by femked

University Center for Human Values Faculty member Stephen Macedo and UCHV Executive Committee member Sandra Bermann held a coffee conversation on migration issues.

Friday, Jul 28, 2017
by femked

Chakrabortty speaks with experts, including Princeton's Jan-Werner Mueller, on the origin and impact of populism; Mueller wrote "What is Populism?" - Princeton's Pre-Read for 2017-18.

Click here for the show.

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017
by femked

Read Professor Mueller's latest opinion piece on populism in Project Syndicate here .

Monday, Jun 12, 2017
by femked
Professor Philip Pettit has been made a Companion to the Order of Australia for eminent service to philosophy through contributions to moral and political theory, as a distinguished academic, and as a leader of public debate on social, economic, and environmental issues.
Friday, Jun 9, 2017
by femked

In his Project Syndicate Opinion piece titled "Theresa May's Other Citizens of Nowhere," Mueller explores British Prime Minister Theresa May's actions in "stripping British citizens" of political and economic...

Monday, Jun 5, 2017
by femked

Peter Singer, the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics and the University Center of Human Values, weighs in on Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement in an opinion piece titled: "Is the Paris Accord Unfair to America?" ...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
by femked
In "Constitutional Fantasy" Jan-Werner Mueller reviews "Europe's Last Chance: Why the European States Must Form a More Perfect Union" by Guy Verhofstadt, the former Belgian prime minister and one-time candidate for president of the European Commission.
Monday, May 22, 2017
by femked
Professor of Politics, Jan-Werner Mueller discusses the implications to liberal democracy resulting from the new law that has the potential to close the Central European University (CEU), founded and endowed by George Soros in the article: "Hungary: The War on Education."
Friday, May 12, 2017
by femked

"Private Government" is published by the Princeton University Press and based on the 2015 Tanner Lectures on Human Values held at Princeton.

Elizabeth Anderson's Tanner Lectures on Human Values were on: "Liberty, Equality, and Private Government."...

Thursday, May 11, 2017
by femked

John Dilulio, Gabrielle Girgis, and David Zuluaga Martinez were among the five winners of the Kateb Preceptor Award. The other two winners were Sharan Grewal and Asya Magazinnik.

Monday, May 1, 2017
by femked
The University Center for Human Values is pleased to announce the award of the Laurance S. Rockefeller 2017-18 Graduate Prize Fellowships to ten advanced graduate students who are working on interdisciplinary dissertations in the area of ethics and human values.
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017
by femked

Comparative Literature Graduate Students Matthew Spellberg and Elise Wang celebrated for innovation and excellence in teaching CHV 375: "Clues, Evidence, Detection: Law Stories" led by Professor Peter Brooks, Comparative Literature and UCHV
 

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017
by femked

Last November, UCHV held a book talk on What is Populism, Professor Jan-Werner Müller's timely book released in September 2016. 

Princeton recently announced that President Eisgruber selected it for the Class of 2021 pre-read.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017
by femked
Shaikh senior thesis was advised by UCHV Director and Class of 1943 Professor of Politics Melissa Lane.
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017
by femked
Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
by femked

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans announced the class of 2017 recipients , with two members of the first and third VPL class respectively, Shivani Radhakrishnan and Mariana Olaizola, among them.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017
by femked
Former Italian prime minister Mario Monti and Jan-Werner Mueller will debate populism on Friday, April 21 at the Milan Book fair.
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
by mkilleen

There is more speculation than ever about a possible “end of the EU”. It might come with a bang — think of the sudden implosion that many feared at the height of the crisis in the eurozone — or with a whimper, as countries follow Britain in leaving voluntarily. But the EU could also be hollowed out from within.

Friday, Apr 7, 2017
by femked

Peter Singer and Jeff McMahan comment on the case of Anna Stubblefield, a former Rutgers ethics professor, convicted of aggravated sexual assault for relations with a cognitively impaired man with cerebral palsy.  

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017
by femked
The University Center for Human Values is excited to announce our Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Professors for Distinguished Teaching and Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellows for the 2017-18 academic year.
Monday, Apr 3, 2017
by femked

In March 30th editorial, Nicholas Kristof discusses the importance of the humanities, in light of the President's plan to eliminate all funding for the National Endowment of the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Monday, Mar 27, 2017
by femked

Philip Pettit proposes a "shared-space" model to address the problem of Brexit on both sides of the Irish border in this opinion piece.

Philip Pettit is the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and the...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017
by femked

With a politics degree and Values and Public Life (VPL) certificate in hand, Eleanor Roberts graduated from Princeton in 2015 and headed to Cambridge, Massachusetts to develop a local branch of the Petey Greene...

Monday, Mar 20, 2017
by femked
On Tuesday, March 28, UCHV hosted a panel conversation with W. Rochelle Calhoun, David Rabban, and Fred Schauer on "Free Speech In and Out of the Classroom" as part of its Free Speech Now! series.
Monday, Mar 20, 2017
by femked

Adam Lerner, a philosophy graduate student and former Graduate Prize Fellow (2015-16), is one of four recipients of the Jacobus Fellowship, which is Princeton University's top honor for graduate students.

Read University homepage story here...

Friday, Mar 17, 2017
by femked

Lane on "Why bureaucrats matter in the fight to preserve the rule of law" in Aeon, "a unique digital magazine, publishing some of the most profound and provocative thinking on the web."

 

 

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017
by femked

UCHV Film Forum Founding Director Erika A. Kiss and UCHV History of Political Thought Project Founding Director and Professor of Politics Jan-Werner Mueller will speak at CPH:DOX in Copenhagen, one of the world's biggest documentary film festivals.

Monday, Mar 13, 2017
by femked

Lane and Preston discuss the challenges to strategic communications following Brexit; the conversation can be found here.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017
by femked

The University Center for Human Values co-sponsored an event as part of a Campus Wide “Day of Action” – organized by the Princeton Advocates For Justice and Princeton Citizen Scientists – which brought together hundreds of members of the Princeton University campus community to discuss and reaffirm the responsibilities of a community devoted to...

Monday, Feb 27, 2017
by femked
Up close with the Center's sixth Harold T. Shapiro Postdoctoral Research Associate in Bioethics on her interests, her Values and Public Life seminar, and a public event addressing the moral responsibility of psychopaths.
Monday, Feb 20, 2017
by femked

Stephen Wertheim's published article invokes research done while at UCHV as a postdoctoral research associate in 2015-2016; some of his research during his time at the Center traced the origins of the concepts of "Internationalism" and "isolationism" in American political discourse.  

Monday, Feb 20, 2017
by femked
A 4:30 p.m. talk on Tuesday, February 28th by Professor Martin Gilens, Department of Politics, Princeton University
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
by mkilleen
"If you can contribute to showing people how it's possible to have reasoned discussion of ethical issues, I think it's a valuable thing to do. A lot of people think ethics is all just subjective, a matter of taste. They think you can't really say anything, therefore you might as well just abuse your opponents. I think there are other possibilities...
Friday, Feb 10, 2017
by femked
Are you interested in Ethics? Equality? Would you like to incorporate a critical perspective into your studies?
Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
by femked

Nabil Shaikh ('17), John 'Newby' Parton ('18), and Sarah Sakha ('18) have been selected for the 2017 Cohort of the Scholars in the Nation's Service Initiative (SINSI) in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
by femked
Interested in film? Consider submitting a digital video by February 24 for the Center's Short Movie Prize. Each year, the Center accepts videos that bear on a specific theme, which this year is "Fanatacism."
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
by femked
UCHV reaffirms its strong commitment to cherished values of fairness, humanitarianism, and non-discrimination, and rejects the view that security can be gained by undermining the very ideals on which our democracy is built.
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
Mitchell Berman is a Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow and comes to the UCHV from the University of Pennsylvania where he is the Leon Meltzer Professor of Law and holds secondary appointments in the Department of Philosophy and at the Wharton School.
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
by femked
In case you missed it, the recording of the event and a story in "The Daily Princetonian" is now available.

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