We currently provide funding to four theme-focused research centers located at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, the University of Cambridge, the University of California and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

CAPITALISM AND DEMOCRACY

Our economic system creates vast inequality and devastates human as well as natural resources. Our political institutions increasingly alienate those they purport to represent. We analyze the crises of capitalism and democracy, bringing the tools of social philosophy to bear on the present.

A New Socialism for a New Century?

A New Socialism for a New Century? 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

Conversations on Socialism #4 A New Socialism for a New Century? with Christine Berry (Trustee of Rethinking Economics), Axel Honneth (Jack C. Weinstein Professor for…

Roundtable on “Foundations of Solidarity”

Roundtable on “Foundations of Solidarity” 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

In this round table event we discussed with Hauke Brunkhorst, Stefan Gosepath, Asad Haider, Sabine Hark, Serene Khader, Stefan Lessenich, and Frederick Neuhouser. Organized by…

Walter-Benjamin-Lectures with Axel Honneth on “The Working Sovereign: A Democratic Theory of the Division of Labor”

Walter-Benjamin-Lectures with Axel Honneth on “The Working Sovereign: A Democratic Theory of the Division of Labor” 723 1024 Susann Schmeisser

On June 16th, 17th, and 18th, 2021, Axel Honneth held the Benjamin Lectures on “The Working Sovereign: A Democratic Theory of the Division of Labor”.…

TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY

The breadth and depth of technological change is impacting all areas of society and leading to unprecedented social change. What are the perils and possibilities of technology for democracy? What is the impact of technology on social cohesion and cultural diversity? Do we need a new ethics for technology? How do we respond and adapt to the pressures technology is placing on us? These are some of the critical questions addressed by the Cambridge Center

Mindful of AI: Language, Technology and Mental Health

Mindful of AI: Language, Technology and Mental Health 1024 683 Stefanie Ullmann

Virtual Event – 01 & 02 October 2020   Workshop overview Convenors Bill Byrne (University of Cambridge), Shauna Concannon (University of Cambridge), Ann Copestake (University…

Economists in the City #7

Economists in the City #7 1024 688 Cléo Chassonnery-Zaïgouche

Regions and Cities: Policy Narratives and Policy Challenges in the UK by Philipp McCann

Economists in the City #6

Economists in the City #6 938 792 Cléo Chassonnery-Zaïgouche

Technology as a Driver of Agglomeration by Diane Coyle

FACT AND VALUE - AFTER TRUTH

How might we promote the value of facts in public life while acknowledging also the fact that such life is driven by multiple, competing, and often irreconcilable values?

This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom

This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom 1024 766 Tom Carlson

Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 2 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2020 at 10 a.m. Friday, March 13, 2020 at 2 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A In…

Atmospheres and Affective Climate Change

Atmospheres and Affective Climate Change 1024 650 Tom Carlson

Friday, February 21, 2020 at 2 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A In recent years a growing number of thinkers from a variety of disciplines (e.g. philosophy,…

Hooked: Art and Attachment

Hooked: Art and Attachment 991 882 Tom Carlson

Friday, February 7, 2020 at 2 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A Based on her forthcoming book of the same title, this talk makes a case for…

CULTURAL PLURALISM

Venice has been for centuries a crossroads of civilizations. It shows how out of pluralism comes diversity, out of diversity comes change.
The Humanities can help us imagine and bring about that change.

Postcolonial publics: Art and Citizen Media in Europe

Postcolonial publics: Art and Citizen Media in Europe 800 450 Barbara Del Mercato

Lilie Chouliaraki (London School of Economics) confirmed keynote speaker at Postcolonial publics: art and citizen media in Europe In June 2021 we invited contributions to…

Beyond Museums. Tools for Promoting the Natural and Cultural Water Heritage: an online training course

Beyond Museums. Tools for Promoting the Natural and Cultural Water Heritage: an online training course 1000 750 Barbara Del Mercato

The UNESCO Chair “Water, Heritage and Sustainable Development” based at the Centre for the Humanities and Social Change organises a number of training courses (in…

CIACOE IN TOCIO: IDEE, CONVERSAZIONI E SUGHI PER MANGIARE CON LA LAGUNA

CIACOE IN TOCIO: IDEE, CONVERSAZIONI E SUGHI PER MANGIARE CON LA LAGUNA 771 512 Barbara Del Mercato

Ciacoe in tocio: conversazioni e sughi per mangiare con la Laguna In collaborazione con Ocean Space Domenica 20 giugno, ore 15.00-18.00 presso Ocean Space, Campo…