[CITASA] Transatlantic Conference on Academia & the Public Sphere

Andreas Koller a.koller at nyu.edu
Mon Jun 27 12:14:04 EDT 2011


The Public Mission of the Social Sciences and Humanities: Transformation and Renewal

Transatlantic Conference with Jutta Allmendinger, Lisa Anderson, Thomas Bender, Michael Burawoy, Craig Calhoun, Klaus Eder, Rogers Smith, Wolfgang Streeck, Jacques Revel, Stephen Walt, and others. Leading scholars from both sides of the Atlantic who have studied the history of their disciplines will analyze the historical transformation of the public role of their professions comparatively and critically. 

Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB), Berlin, Germany, September 16-17, 2011

To follow from a distance (conference-related conversations, content and outcomes), you can sign up for the newsletter [http://bit.ly/l0orVo] or follow updates on Twitter: http://twitter.com/PublicSphereHub

* Conference registration (free, but RSVP required): http://bit.ly/lILnic
* Conference outline and preliminary program: http://bit.ly/jIv0tP
* Companion to the conference (research resources): http://bit.ly/hDwOhe
* Practical information for attending the conference, including tips for hotels in the area and cheap accommodation for students: http://bit.ly/m2Uvqc

Inquiries: for questions about the Berlin conference, please contact our European partners at publicmission at wzb.eu

The transatlantic conference is inspired by and builds on the SSRC's Academia & the Public Sphere Essay Series: http://bit.ly/fVf5Ux

Sponsored by the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB), The Young Academy at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS) at Humboldt University, the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Institute for Public Knowledge (IPK) at New York University.

The SSRC's Public Sphere Hub [http://publicsphere.ssrc.org/], an Open Educational Resource and Research Hub on the public sphere, is co-sponsored by New York University's Institute for Public Knowledge (IPK). Newsletter: http://bit.ly/l0orVo - Twitter: http://twitter.com/PublicSphereHub
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