Jack Goldstone, Elman Family Professor of Public Policy at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Virginia E. and John T. Hazel Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University, will present a talk on :"Bridging Culture, Economics, Politics, Networks and Agency: Toward a Unified General Theory of the Origins of Modern Economic Growth". Workshop in History, Culture and Society co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology. All are welcome to attend.
This August, Michèle Lamont began a term as the 108th President of the American Sociological Association. This honor came with a number of responsibilities, including organizing the 2017 ASA Annual Meeting. She chose as a theme “Culture, Inequalities, and Social Inclusion across the Globe.” Participants can look forward to plenary sessions on topics such as “Dignity, Morality, and the Bridging of Group Boundaries,” “The Politics of Distribution and Recognition,” “The Pursuit of Inclusion through Law, Policies, and Narratives,” and much more.... Read more about Culture and Inequality through Various Prisms