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Joan Wallach Scott Receives 2018 Edgar de Picciotto International Prize

Joan Wallach Scott, Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science, will receive the 2018 Edgar de Picciotto International Prize.

Presented by the Graduate Institute of Geneva, the honor recognizes internationally renowned academic leaders whose research has improved our understanding of global challenges and influenced the decisions of policy makers. She is the first woman to receive the prize whose previous winners are Amartya Sen, Saul Friedländer, and Paul Krugman.

Scott will also present the opening lecture of the academic year, "Gender Equality: Why Is It so Difficult to Achieve?" which will explore the many uses of the term "gender" and assess the term's enduring impact. The lecture, which takes place on September 25, 2018, will be live streamed at 12:30 p.m. ET at the link below.

Read more, and watch the lecture live at the Graduate Institute of Geneva.


September 05, 2018
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