Fred Appel, Princeton University Press (Executive Editor Anthropology and Religion) Eric Henney, Basic Books (Editor) Gillian Greenough, Wiley (Executive Editor, Life and Physical Sciences) Eric Crahan, Princeton University Press (Executive Editor for His
Princeton University Press will spearhead a discussion with
others in the publishing realm on the current and future state of
Dilworth Room, Simons Hall 12-2:00 p.m.
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Angelos Chaniotis will discuss the night, whose definition as the
period between sunset and sunrise is consistent and unalterable,
regardless of culture and time. However, the perception of the
night and its economic, social and cultural roles are...
Kristen Ghodsee will investigate the contemporary European memory
projects about World War II and the Cold War. Since the global
financial crisis in 2008, countries once locked behind the Iron
Curtain have increasingly drifted to the far right...
In this lecture, Dan Ariely, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology
and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and former Member
(2005-07) in the School of Social Science, will discuss how the
principles of behavioral economics can help us understand...
Hanno Rein, former Member (2010–13) in the School of Natural
Sciences, discusses using biosignatures to find signs of life, both
in the Solar System and beyond. Additionally, Rein explains why
chances are good for finding an Earth-like exoplanet...
Joan Breton Connelly, Hetty Goldman Member (2010–11) in the School
of Historical Studies, explores how the Parthenon sculptures
conveyed genealogical myths that answered for the Athenians the
basic human question: Where do I come from? She shows how...
In this lecture, Quentin Skinner, Barber Beaumont Professor of
the Humanities at Queen Mary University of London, will discuss the
concept of individual freedom, arguing that the usual practice of
defining it in negative terms as “absence of...