The Department of Government and Harvard University will host a celebration in honor of Professor Nancy Rosenblum entitled "Pluralism Public and Private: The Work of Nancy Rosenblum" on Friday, May 6. Four panels dedicated to her work will be held beginning at 2:00 pm in the Tsai Auditorium (CGIS South). Nancy is a longtime friend of and contributor to the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, where she was a Senior Scholar in Ethics in 2003-04 and...
Speaker: Nancy Rosenblum, Senator Joseph Clark Professor of Ethics in Politics and Government, Harvard University
Neighbors make us miserable, disturb our sleep, provide company and care, rescue us in emergencies, betray us to political authorities. Our quality of life around home is vulnerable to neighbors' ordinary vices and, sometimes, exceptional hostility and cruelty. No wonder we tell stories about our neighbors with feeling. The scope of our interactions is unpredictable, and the temper of our encounters is colored by the human spectrum of personal and moral disposition. No...
Tsai Auditorium, Center for Government and International Studies, 1730 Cambridge Street
Friday September 25
10:00am WELCOMING REMARKS
10:15-12:30pm POLITICS BETWEEN UTOPIA AND REALITY MICHAEL WALZER - Should We Reclaim Political Utopianism MALACHI HACOHEN - Cosmopolitanism, the European Nation State and Jewish Life: Berlin and Popper
2:15-4:30pm LITERATURE AND THE HISTORY OF IDEAS SVETLANA BOYM - Dialogues on Liberty Beyond the Cold War: Isaiah Berlin and Anna Akhmatova ALAN RYAN - The History of Ideas as Psychodrama
Conference Room, Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland Street
Speaker:Kathleen M. Sullivan, Dean and Richard E. Lang Professor of Law and Stanley Morrison Professor of Law, Stanford Law School Arthur I. Applbaum, Professor of Ethics and Public Policy, Harvard University Commentator: Nancy Rosenblum, Professor of Government, Harvard University