Past Public Programs

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With: Nicholas Freudenberg & Nancy Romer; Moderated by Dr. Thomas A. Farley
Tri fire
Please join us for a panel discussion of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire and its effect on labor laws and workplace safety in the US,... Read more
reinventing american healthcare
Join us at Roosevelt House for a book discussion featuring Ezekiel Emanuel, author of the just-published Reinventing American Health Care: How... Read more
Join us for a conversation with award-winning Indian film actress, director, and committed human rights advocate, Nandita Das.... Read more
This event will be held at the Kaye Playhouse
McCormack in journal
A member in the Society of the Sacred Heart for nearly thirty... Read more
Please join us for the next conversation in our popular Aspen at Roosevelt House discussion series, as we welcome three of Aspen’s First Mover... Read more
In a continuing series of events at Roosevelt House, the ... Read more
On March 3rd The New York City Food Policy Center and The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute join forces to sponsor Transforming Food... Read more
A special evening with historian and Roosevelt... Read more
With: Jessica Lawrence, Michael Mandel, Steve Schlafman, Manoush Zamorodi, Stanley Litow
In the first of a series of events at Roosevelt House, the Social Science Research Council presents a discussion on the current anxieties of... Read more
Join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Joseph A. Califano, Jr., Special Assistant for Domestic Affairs to President Lyndon Johnson and... Read more
Join us at Roosevelt House as we continue our “Changing New York” series, which explores the most pressing policy issues facing the new... Read more
Join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Robert C. Orr, Assistant Secretary-General for Strategic Planning at the United Nations. He will discuss... Read more
paul reid
The Tina Santi Flaherty-Winston Churchill Literary Series
Stop and Frisk in NYC: What's Next?
Please join us at Roosevelt House on December 3, for a special evening with Robert K. Steel, New York City’s Deputy Mayor for... Read more
A panel discussion on the right of ecological regions to exercise political sovereignty and self-rule over the resources necessary to sustain... Read more
Join us at Roosevelt House as biographer and art critic Deborah Solomon discusses her long-awaited book, American Mirror: The Life and Art of... Read more
This year’s Tisch Forum, “Confronting a Superstorm of Challenges: A New American Grand Strategy,” explores the ways in... Read more
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How is income distributed in our own country, across countries, and globally? What is the economic status of the “middle class”? Can a... Read more

Followed by Audience Q&A and reception honoring NYC food activists.


A talk by Michael H. Posner, Professor of Business and Society, NYU Stern School of... Read more
Join us at Roosevelt House to hear A. Scott Berg, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer, talk about his new bestseller, Wilson, the... Read more
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Please join us for a conversation with Grammy award-winning singer Judy Collins and Roosevelt House Interim Director Jonathan Fanton. Judy... Read more
churchill with mother
The Tina Santi Flaherty-Winston Churchill Literary Series
The Metropolitan Revolution, written by the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program founder Bruce Katz and fellow and... Read more
“Who would believe New York would elect a black mayor?” writes David N. Dinkins in his new memoir, reflecting on first... Read more
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding Fisher v. University of Texas, Randall Kennedy’s For... Read more

Public Programs at Roosevelt House are free to the public and open with advance registration, made possible through the support of the Charina Endowment Fund and other generous donors.