Books

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Joan Wallach Scott, Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science, has authored Knowledge, Power, and Academic Freedom (Columbia University Press, 2019).

The book presents essays that explore the...

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Francesca Trivellato, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, examines how an antisemitic legend gave voice to widespread fears surrounding the expansion of private credit in Western capitalism in The...

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Institute Director and Leon Levy Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf’s “Quantum Questions Inspire New Math,” published by Quanta Magazine, has been selected for inclusion in The Best Writing on Mathematics 2018 (Princeton University Press).

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"To Solve the Biggest Mystery in Physics, Join Two Kinds of Law," a column for Quanta Magazine by Institute Director and Leon Levy Professor Robbert...

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"Quantum Questions Inspire New Math," a column for Quanta Magazine by Institute Director and Leon Levy Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf, features in The Prime...

Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, has prepared for publication and introduced Materials for the Intellectual History of Imāmī Shīʿism in the Safavid Period: A Facsimile Edition...

Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, has authored Traditional Yemeni Scholarship amidst Political Turmoil and War: Muḥammad b. Muḥammad b. Ismāʿīl b. al-Muṭahhar al-Manṣūr (1915-...

Didier Fassin, James D. Wolfensohn Professor in the School of Social Science, has authored Ragione umanitaria. Una storia morale del presente (DeriveApprodi, 2018), an analysis of the premises, tensions,...

In Por una repolitización del mundo. Las vidas descartables como desafío del siglo xxi (Siglo Veintiuno Editores, 2018), Didier Fassin, James D. Wolfensohn Professor in the School of Social Science,...

Recently, societies have become more repressive, their laws more relentless, their magistrates more inflexible, independently of the evolution of crime. In this book, using genealogical and ethnographic approaches, anthropologist...

Didier Fassin, James D. Wolfensohn Professor in the School of Social Science, has authored Life: A Critical User’s Manual (Polity Press, 2018), which asks "How can we think of life in its dual expression—...

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Nicola Di Cosmo, Luce Foundation Professor in East Asian Studies in the School of Historical Studies, has co-edited Empires and Exchanges in Eurasian Late Antiquity (Cambridge University Press, 2018), which offers an integrated picture...