The NSSR Dean’s Office has awarded funds to 7 student conferences being organized by anthropology, economics, philosophy, politics, and sociology. Keep your eye out for more information on these exciting conferences coming up this spring! (All dates are tentative. Conferences appear in chronological order) February 22 - “The State of Worldly Philosophy at The New School […]
A recent article by Ralph Nader appearing in the Huffington Post quoted and cited a study by Catherine Ruetschlin, a PhD Candidate in Economics. The study was conducted by Catherine (and Amy Traub) as a Policy Analyst at Demos, a public policy organization dedicated to reducing political and economic inequality. Nader uses the study to criticize the […]
Congratulations politics! Professor Nancy Fraser, who holds appointments at several academic institutions in Europe, has helped to secure a number of fellowships and dissertation grants for former and current NSSR Politics students. At the Einstein Foundation in Berlin, Germany, where Prof. Fraser holds an international research chair homed at the Free University: Brian Milstein (NSSR […]
Gema Santamaria Balmaceda, an NSSR doctoral candidate in Sociology and Historical Studies, is the senior report advisor for the recent UN Regional Human Development Report for 2013-14. The report is titled “Citizen Security with a Human Face: Evidence and Proposals for Latin America.” The report offers a series of public policy recommendations on how to […]
Psychology faculty member Jeremy Safran‘s recent book, Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Therapies, published in 2012 by the American Psychological Association, is the winner of the prestigious 2013 Gradiva Award for books in field of psychoanalysis. Previous Gradiva award winners include: George Makari’s Revolution in Mind; Daniels Stern’s The Present Moment in Psychotherapy and Everyday Life; Linda Hopkin’s False Self: […]
Professor Nancy Fraser, joint prof. in Politics and Philosophy at the NSSR, has recently published a piece in the UK Guardian titled “How Feminism became Capitalism’s Handmaiden — and How to Reclaim It”. In the article, Prof. Fraser discusses three aims in second wave feminism’s response to post-war capitalism, and how these have been co-opted […]
Psychology faculty member, Michael Schober, was recently honored at the American Association for Public Opinion Research’s (AAPOR) 68th Annual Conference with the Warren J. Mitofsky Innovators award. This annual award is presented to those who demonstrate innovative uses of new technologies to collect data and conduct surveys. You can read more here on the New School News blog.
NSSR Anthropology Professor Hugh Raffles is interviewed in New School News and Research Radio. In a podcast at the link, you can hear Prof. Raffles talking about his book, Insectopedia. “Insects are really the most different beings from us that I can think of,” Raffles says. “In fact, the closer you look at them, the […]
At the last information session of the year, learn more about the New Challenge 2013-14 competition cycles, share ideas and find collaborators. Letters of interest will be due November 13 and your final application is due on February 7th. For more guidance see the New Challenge website. Thursday, October 10, 2013 6:00 – 8:00 pm […]
Belen Pueyo, a student in the Philosophy department will give a presentation at the 65th Annual Northwest Philosophy Conference called “Rousseau’s Palliative Philosophy: Towards the Destigmatization of Amour-propre.” This takes place on Saturday, October 5th at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. You will find the abstract and more information at the conference website.
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