The project studied a set of issues concerning how we understand the rise of modernity, its relation to the predecessor "traditional" cultures, and the scope for difference within this. This project resulted in the publication of Alternative Modernities (Duke University Press, 2001).
Supported by a grant from the MacArthur Foundation, this project sought to rethink cultural plurality from a critical approach, exploring its consequences for power relations and the public sphere.
Supported by a grant from the MacArthur Foundation, this project considered the intersections between language and mediation, culture, and society.
Sharing a common commitment to critical approaches to psychology, these projects explored questions related to the mind, subjectivity, and culture.
Supported by grants from the Roosevelt and Rockefeller Foundations, this project resulted in three working papers, by Charles Taylor, Partha Chatterjee, and the Center Forum Group.
The CTS is committed to furthering critical intellectual engagement and bringing together scholars from different fields and institutions. In doing so, we sponsor a number of conferences and events throughout the globe.