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.
Mueller's opinion piece in The Guardian warns of Trump's use of the term 'the people' and compares his political language to authoritarian leaders Chávez, Edroğan, and Orbán.
Cherniss is an Assistant Professor at Georgetown University and one of UCHV's Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellows for the 2016-17 academic year.
Stephen Wertheim is a historian of U.S. foreign relations and a Fellow at King's College, University of Cambridge. He was a postdoctoral research associate jointly appointed with the University Center for Human Values and the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance in the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University....
Author of What is Populism, Professor Jan-Werner Mueller is giving many talks on populism here and abroad.
Anyone who makes an outstanding contribution to promoting knowledge, reason or public debate about issues that matter can nominate someone for Philosophy Now's 'Contributions in the Fight Against Stupidity' award.
On November 17th, Jan-Werner Mueller will discuss his book, What is Populism?, at a lunch time talk in Aaron Burr 219. UCHV Director and Class of 1943 Professor of Politics, Melissa Lane, will chair the discussion.
The International Panel on Social Progress (ISPS) is a panel comprised of social scientists who have released a report addressed to all social actors, movements, organizations, politicians and decision-makers, in order to provide them with the best expertise on questions that bear on social change.
Most contemporary discussions of the ethics of migration focus on the justice of restricting rights to migrate; is the state ever permitted to refuse entry to those who would seek to migrate, or does that refusal always constitute an injustice? This talk focuses on a neglected question: what ethical norms remain even after the justice of some...
Melissa Lane, Director, UCHV, and Claudio Lopez-Guerra, Associate Professor, CIDE, will moderate a virtual discussion among four scholars with research interests in the ethics of immigration.
On Thursday, October 13, Juliana Bidadanure of Stanford University presented the first Program in Ethics and Public Affairs (PEPA) seminar of this academic year. Her talk and paper were based on key arguments of a book she is currently working on provisionally entitled: Justice Across Ages: An essay on what...
The lecture "Is there a Populist Politics of Memory?” will be delivered at the Simon Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies. Please visit the website for more information.
The first - of what the University Center for Human Values and the Steering Committee on Civic Engagement hope to be a series of lectures addressing service and civic engagement across campus - was well attended and ignited many conversations during and following Reich's talk.
Last month, the paper that certificate student Kevin Wong '17 wrote for his VPL seminar "Bioethics: Clinical and Population Level," with Professor J. Frick, received attention as a highly commended paper.
This paper was recently selected as a regional winner, from the US and Canada, in the categories of law and philosophy.
Johann Frick, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values, received the prize for his article, "Contractualism and Social Risk."
A symposium will be held in his honor at the 2017 American Philosophical Association (APA) Pacific Division meeting in Seattle, WA.
The Spitz Prize is awarded to the scholar who wrote the best book in liberal or democratic theory. The prize Committee chose Melissa Schwartzberg for her book: Counting the Many: The Origins and Limits of Supermajority Rule.
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Please visit the Center’s website for application instructions.
This past June, six Ph.D.