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James D. Wolfensohn, Chair Emeritus of the Institute's Board of Trustees, and Shelby White, Vice Chair of the Board, have each received the 2017 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy. The Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy was established in 2001 and is awarded every two years to individuals...
Joan Scott , Professor Emerita in the School of Social Science, will deliver the keynote address at the Central European University's conference on academic freedom. The day-long conference seeks to clarify our understanding of what academic freedom is, why it is under attack, from...
Peter Paret , Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, has received the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing. The award recognizes and honors the contributions of a living author for a body...
Sabine Schmidtke , Professor in the School of Historical Studies, has been elected for nomination as a member of the Accademia Ambrosiana in Milan, Italy. The Academy Ambrosiana, formed inside the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, is comprised of over 370 members and focuses...