On November 30, the far-right pundit Éric Zemmour announced that he would be candidate to the French presidential election. A journalist and polemicist, he was mostly known for his Islamophobic, xenophobic, racist, and sexist public statements.
"Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer loved young people. She loved to be around them and loved to work with them, emphasizing their vitality, vision, and ability to lead. Her approach to working with younger activists was grounded in the belief that age, education, and experience were not prerequisites to political leadership."
In an article for Law & Liberty published on the
thirtieth anniversary of Tiananmen Square, Teng Biao, a rights
lawyer who left China in 2014 and a former Visitor (2016–17)
in the School of Social Science, explains how the extinguishment of
"China’s rising threat to international freedom and
democracy has become a hot topic,” said Teng Biao, a Chinese human rights lawyer
and former Visitor in the School of Social Science, in an interview
about the country's influence in the West.
Free speech makes no distinctions as to quality; academic
freedom does. Are all opinions equally valid in a university
classroom? Are professors being "ideological" when they refuse to
accept the Bible as scientific evidence? What, then, becomes
Jonathan Israel, Professor
Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, discusses his book
TheExpanding Blaze: How the American Revolution
Ignited the World, 1775–1848 with Gilad Halpern and
Dalia Scheindlin of the Tel Aviv Review.
In 1934, David Hilbert, by then a grand old man of German
mathematics, was dining with Bernhard Rust, the Nazi minister of
education. Rust asked, “How is mathematics at Göttingen,
now that it is free from the Jewish influence?” Hilbert
Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies at the
Institute for Advanced Study, will a give a public lecture,
“Contesting American Values: The Bumpy Rise of
Democracy in the West (1776-1850),”
on Friday, October 28...
Deva Woodly, Assistant Professor of Politics at
The New School, will a give a public lecture, “An
Antidote to the Politics of Despair: Enabling Conceptions of
Justice and the Democratic Necessity of
Friday, May 13 which will