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Questioning the Present: The Populist Century

The Center of Global Culture and Communication (An interdisciplinary initiative of Northwestern University’s School of Communication) & the Center for Transcultural Studies jointly present ‘Questioning the Present: An Online Public Forum on The Populist Century’ (Polity Press, 2021) Pierre Rosanvallon (Modern and Contemporary Political History, Collège de France) At a time when the words and slogans of the left

Questioning The Present: History 4° Celsius

The Center of Global Culture and Communication (An interdisciplinary initiative of Northwestern University’s School of Communication) & the Center for Transcultural Studies Jointly present ‘Questioning the Present: An Online Public Forum on History 4° Celsius: Search for Method in the Age of Anthropocene‘   (Duke University Press, 2020) Ian Baucom (English, Provost, University of Virginia)   In History 4° Celsius Ian Baucom continues his inquiries

Questioning the Present: The Tyranny of Merit

The Tyranny of Merit A talk by Michael J. Sandel (Professor of Government, Harvard University,  United States)   Respondents Charles Taylor (Philosophy, Professor Emeritus, McGill University, Canada) Nilufer Gole (Professor of Sociology, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France) Craig Calhoun (Professor of Social Sciences, Arizona State University, United States)   On Zoom Friday,