In a First Opinion piece in today's issue of STAT, current Fellow and psychologist, Stephen Soldz, discusses the on need for psychology professionals to voice their ethical opposition to torture. Read here.
In the Winter 2017 issue of Dissent Magazine, current Berggruen Fellow-in-Residence, Professor Samuel Moyn, examines the concept of "liberal internationalism," which he says "has often served as the Democratic Party’s preferred label for its vision of American foreign policy." Read article here.
In a NiemanReports feature on "Election '16: Lessons for Journalism," journalist and current Fellow-in-Residence, Joyce Dehli, says the work of local and regional papers once informed the work of national ones and asks whether new partnerships and tactics can revitalize local coverage and restore that connection. Read here.
Danielle Allen, political theorist and classicist recognized for her scholarly work on justice and citizenship, has been named James Bryant Conant University Professor, Harvard's highest faculty honor. Her appointment begins on January 1, 2017. Read full Gazette announcement.
The National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis (NAAP) Board of Trustees has announced that the 2016 Vision Award will be presented jointly to Stephen Soldz, PhD and Steven Reisner, PhD for "their decade long commitment and work fighting for social justice, representing psychoanalysts and psychologists as standard bearers for ethical practice, and putting their personal and professional lives at risk as a result." Read more.
In the October 8 edition of The New York Times, Gabrielle S. Adams, assistant professor at the London Business School and current Fellow-in-Residence, examines the role that empathy and forgiveness can play in resolving the many types of workplace conflicts. Read story here.
Harvard University President Drew Faust announced the creation of a University-wide Inclusion and Belonging Task Force to be co-chaired by Danielle Allen, Archon Fung, and Meredith Weenick. Read full announcement here.
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Please join us for a very special "Ethics in Your World" Book Series event at the Cambridge Forum featuring Tommie Shelby, Elizabeth Hinton, and Khalil Gibran Muhammad in Conversation with Danielle Allen.
The European Research Council (ERC) has announced today the awarding of its Starting Grants to 325 early-career researchers throughout Europe. The funding, worth in total €485 million and up to €1.5 million per grant, will enable them to set up their own research teams and pursue ground-breaking ideas.
In his article "Justice in Labor Immigration Policy" for the October 2016 edition of Social Theory and Practice, Caleb Yong, a 2015-16 Fellow-in-Residence, provides an alternative to the two prevailing accounts of justice in immigration policy, the free migration view and the state discretion view. Article available here.