Social Science Seminar 2021-2022

The Social Science Seminar meets each week on Monday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m in the Dilworth Room. Attendees include the Faculty, Members, and Visitors of the School of Social Science as well as invited colleagues from the School of Historical Studies. Attendance is currently restricted to IAS scholars. If you have questions about the Seminar, please contact Miriam Harris at 609-734-8250 or

Seminar Schedule


September 27 Didier Fassin

A Scene at the Border. Nocturnal Encounters and Political Dramaturgies

October 4 Yves Winter

Toward a New Theory of the Political Imaginary

October 11 Cecilia Palmeiro

Ni Una Menos and the Global Feminist Tide

October 18 Judith Scheele  
October 25 Magali Bessone


November 1 Anthony Alessandrini  
November 8 Deborah Vargas   
November 15 Asli Igsiz  
November 22 Marielle Debos


November 29 Daniel Agbiboa  
December 6 William Callison   
December 13 Zachariah Mampilly   
January 24 Wendy Brown  
January 31 Debaditya Bhattacharya  
February 7 Elizabeth Saleh  
February 14 Harel Shapira  
February 28 Maka Suarez  
March 7 Kenneth Roberts  
March 14 Jill Frank  
March 21 Robyn Marasco   
March 28 Matthew Shafer  
April 4 Emily Merchant  
April 11 Zahra Ali  
April 18 Tanisha Ford  
April 25 Keisha Blain


May 2 Biko Koenig  

Seminar subjects may vary from the personal statements of Members included on this site. Please refer to the descriptions above for exact topic of talk.