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Prof. Roitman’s new book: Anti-Crisis

Hi all, Please join the Anthropology Department on March 5th at 6pm to celebrate the publication of Janet Roitman’s new book, Anti-Crisis. In it, she asks what are the functions and stakes of invoking crisis? The book party will take place in the Anthropology and Sociology Common Space on the 9th Floor of 6 E 16th street. […]

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The Politics of Public Debt: lecture available online

The recent lecture given by Wolfgang Streeck, the visiting 2013-2014 Heuss Professor in Politics at the NSSR, is now available on the Public Seminar blog. In addition to the text of the lecture, you can fine graphs, and a video link of the question and answer session that took place after the general seminar at which the […]

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Politics wins postdocs & fellowships in France & Germany

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 […]

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Safran wins psychoanalysis book award

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: […]

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Prof. Fraser on feminism and capitalism in The Guardian

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 […]

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Psych faculty wins award for innovative survey research methods

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.

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Prof. Raffles Bitten: Research Radio podcast

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 […]

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Two new books on development from econ dept

There are two new books to check out written by current and former faculty from our Economics Department: William Milberg, the new NSSR Dean, and Deepak Nayyar, former NSSR professor of Economics. Dean Milberg’s, co-written with Deborah Winkler, is titled Outsourcing Economics: Global Value Chains in Capitalist Development. The work examines how outsourcing as a development tactic can […]

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NSSR Economics in the Times

A recent NY Times article quoted on of our faculty member K. Vela Velupillai (NSSR Economics) and mentioned the work of an economics alum, Stephen Kinsella. The article discusses the life and work of economist Wynne Godley, especially in reference to the 2008 financial crisis. Godley’s models were exceptional in so far as they challenged what many traditional […]

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Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology and Politics wins Sabanci

Congratulations to NSSR Mellon Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology and Politics, Meral Çinar, who has won the Sabanci award along with her husband Kursat Çinar for her essay entitled “Building Democracy to Last: The Turkish Experience in Comparative Perspective.” Establishing democratic norms is not just a matter of elections and representation.  It is also a matter […]

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