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Climate Change Demands Change. Why Aren’t We?

A Center for Public Scholarship conference.  April 23 and 24 at The New School and on Livestream.

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The New School for Research Launches the Zolberg Center on Global Migration

Launch Celebrated on March 5 with Address by Kenneth Prewitt: “What is Your Race? And Why Does the State Want to Know?”

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Samantha Power to Speak at The New School: Updated Time

On Thursday, January 30, the Center for Public Scholarship at The New School for Social Research will celebrate the 80th anniversary of the University in Exile with a screening of Hannah Arendt, a lecture by Samantha Power, and more.

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Surveillance in the US

As debate on Edward Snowden’s revelations of the NSA’s surveillance practices rages, on December 5 the New School’s Center for Public Scholarship presents its Fifth Public Voices Lecture: Surveillance in the U.S.

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Center for Public Scholarship Presents CORRUPTION, the 30th Social Research Conference

International scholars and activists including Peter Eigen, James Jacobs, Alina Mungiu-Pippidi will speak at the November 21-22 conference.

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“Iran: Silenced, Expelled and Imprisoned” November 13 Panel Discussion

Amnesty International and the Center for Public Scholarship at The New School welcome Iranian activists and scholars to explore academic repression in Iran.

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Austerity Explored in New Edition of “Social Research”

Experts including Teresa Ghilarducci, Willi Semmler, Robert Pollin, Rick McGahey and more examine a failed policy.

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The Speech: The Story Behind Martin Luther King’s Dream, 11/1

Join Gary Younge, a columnist for The Guardian and the Nation and the author of The Speech; Jeanne Theoharis, Professor of Political Science, Brooklyn College; and Mychal Denzel Smith, Knobler Fellow at The Nation Institute as they revisit Dr. King’s iconic presentation and explore the fascinating chronicle behind it and other events surrounding the March […]

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New School Study: Reading Literary Fiction Improves “Mind-Reading” Skills

Heated debates about the quantifiable value of arts and literature are a common feature of American social discourse. Now, two researchers from The New School for Social Research have published a paper in Science demonstrating that reading literary fiction enhances a set of skills and thought processes fundamental to complex social relationships—and functional societies.

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The Crisis in Syrian Higher Education, Monday, Oct. 7

The New School’s Center for Public Scholarship will host a keynote talk and panel discussion on Syrian Higher Education in Crisis: The Road Forward with Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo, Deputy Permanent Representative United States Mission to the United Nations, delivering a keynote address.

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