the Center for Transcultural Studies

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Pierre Rosanvallon

The Populist Century
Friday, October 2, 2022
10am CST

Organizer:
Dilip Gaonkar (Professor of Rhetoric and Public Culture, Northwestern University)

Featuring:
Pierre Rosanvallon (Modern and Contemporary Political History, Collège de France)

Discussants:
Michael Sandel (Professor of Government, Harvard University)
Charles Taylor (Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, McGill University)
Nadia Urbinati (Professor of Political Science, Columbia University)

Free and open to the public. On Zoom.

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The Populist Century

Who We Are

The Center for Transcultural Studies is a leading research institution that creates new forms of cultural understanding for a rapidly internationalizing world. Its major objectives are:

  1. to work with colleagues around the world to develop critical understandings of the forces shaping contemporary life;
  2. to design international projects that transform research, teaching, and policy-making by sharing institutional resources and innovatively using the latest in telecommunication technologies; and
  3. to inform expert and lay audiences in the United States and abroad about contemporary cultural issues affecting us all.


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Featured Projects

Questioning the Present

Questioning the Present

The Questioning the Present project was launched in 2020 as a response to the contemporary political, economic, and social conditions in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Democracy in Question Podcast

Democracy in Question Podcast

Today, liberal democracies are under unprecedented strain from within and without. In each episode, Shalini Randeria invites a leading scholar to explore the challenges and dilemmas facing democracies around the world. They investigate what needs to be done to ensure the future well-being of our democratic institutions and practices.

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Semiotics Working Group

Semiotics Working Group

The Semiotics Working Group was founded in the fall of 2020 and meets monthly. With a diverse background ranging from Terra's work on non-propositional semiosis to Costas and Paul's analyses of indexicality and interpretants, to Greg's analysis of circulation, the group is exploring the possibility of a "continuous-time semiotics."

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WHO WE ARE

The Center for Transcultural Studies is a leading research institution that creates new forms of cultural understanding for a rapidly internationalizing world.

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