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SSRC Presents

2019 SSRC Fellow Lecture: Lorraine Daston

Posted on January 23rd, 2019 · Posted in Public Programs, SSRC Presents
2019 SSRC Fellow Lecture featuring Lorraine Daston, Director of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. Lorraine Daston will speak on Mechanical Rules before Machines: Rules and Paradigms with responses by Hele... Read more

Safiya Noble: Confronting Algorithms of Oppression

Posted on April 30th, 2018 · Posted in Public Programs, SSRC Presents
In Algorithms of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble argues that search engines are not unbiased marketplaces of ideas. Rather, search engines reflect the underlying power structures of the societies in which they are built.... Read more

2017 SSRC Democracy Fellow Danielle Allen on Political Equality

Posted on October 25th, 2017 · Posted in Public Programs, SSRC Presents
Response from: Jeremy Waldron University Professor, New York University School of Law  About Danielle Alle... Read more

Charles Taylor – Ways Democracy Can Slip Away: An Anxieties of Democracy Event

Posted on September 27th, 2016 · Posted in Public Programs, SSRC Presents
Professor Charles Taylor,  2016 Democracy Fellow examines the fragility of democracy on the eve of the 2016 election. In... Read more

Pierre Rosanvallon – “Equality in a New Age of Inequalities,” an Anxieties of Democracy Program event

Posted on October 27th, 2015 · Posted in Public Programs, SSRC Presents
On November 12, 2015, Roosevelt House will welcome the Social Science Research Council’s ... Read more

Anxieties of Democracy: Are the People the Problem?

Posted on April 9th, 2014 · Posted in Public Programs, SSRC Presents
For this, the final program in the series "Anxieties of Democracy," presented by the Social Science Research Council at Roosevelt House, the SSRC convened a group of experts who explored how representative democracy can be strengthened at a time whe... Read more

SSRC Presents – Anxieties of Democracy: Why Can’t Congress Govern?

Posted on February 13th, 2014 · Posted in Public Programs, SSRC Presents
In a continuing series of events at Roosevelt House, the ... Read more

SSRC Presents – Anxieties of Democracy: Why Is America So Polarized?

Posted on January 24th, 2014 · Posted in Public Programs, SSRC Presents
In the first of a series of events at Roosevelt House, the Social Science Research Council presents a discussion on the current anxieties of democracy. The SSRC has convened an initiative of experts on this subject to explore how representative democ... Read more