On November 8th at 6 pm, journalist Katherine Boo will talk about lessons learned in 25 years of investigating injustice in dis-empowered communities in the second annual Distinguished Teaching Lecture in Service and Civic Engagement.
This week Professor Lane is giving Wesleyan’s annual Philip Hallie Lecture (previously given by Pulitzer Prize winner Saul Friedlander and others).
Next week Lane is giving two other named lectures:
John A. Hall is the Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching. Hall comes to the University Center for Human Values (UCHV) from McGill University in Montreal, where he is the James McGill Professor of Comparative Historical Sociology.
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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".
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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.
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Read Professor Mueller's latest opinion piece on populism in Project Syndicate here .
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...
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?" ...
"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."...
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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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."
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.
Lane and Preston discuss the challenges to strategic communications following Brexit; the conversation can be found here.
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...
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.